Manufacturing Equipment Maintenance Technician

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Job Description

This position provides equipment sustaining support for Wolfspeed's (Cree's Power & RF division) manufacturing area. This individual will work on a dedicated shift with maintenance, process sustaining and operations teams focused on maximizing overall equipment effectiveness. Corrective, preventative and predictive maintenance tasks will be performed along with assigned project work to improve / sustain system availability, reliability and maintainability.


Job Responsibilities 

  • Utilize troubleshooting skills to solve complex equipment problems
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance tasks (cleaning, calibration, or routine service)
  • Utilize the computerized maintenance management systems for inventory control and work scheduling
  • Handle gases and chemicals to replenish system resources
  • Assist in development of maintenance procedures and best-known methods
  • Understand tool performance metrics and routinely review with shift team members
  • Actively participate in project activities as assigned
  • Attend scheduled training sessions
  • Provide communication to all support team members by following proper escalation procedures
  • Backfill team member absences with overtime as required
  • Demonstrate success in tool ownership in a 24x7 manufacturing environment
  • Exhibit and mandate safe working and housekeeping practices to the team
  • Foster teamwork and support team-building activities
  • Provide a positive attitude

What you need for success:

  • Associates Degree or 4+ years military electronics repair experience
  • 3 years service in a hands-on maintenance or engineering capacity
  • Knowledge of vacuum and gas delivery systems is highly desirable
  • Ability to read and understand system schematics (mechanical and electrical)
  • Excellent communications skills both written and oral
  • Must be willing to be on-call and work overtime to support business needs if necessary

Preferred Skills:

  • PC Experience – MS Word, Excel, Access
  • PLC, HMI and Automation experience

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to work in a clean room environment
  • Will work around compressed gasses, acids, solvents, vacuum pump oils and other chemicals
  • Must be able to lift 65 lbs on a consistent basis
  • Must be very dexterous – will be required to work on small assemblies


Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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