Quality Engineer

Requisition ID
Category (Portal Searching)
Lighting Engineering

Job Description

Lighting is looking for a Quality Engineer who will participate and effectively manage the Corrective and Preventive Action process as well as implement and sustain a Product Monitoring program to continually meet the needs and expectations of our customers in a rapidly growing market.


What can Cree do for you? 

  • Give you high visibility by collaborating with Lighting leadership to proactively evaluate business and quality process performance and risk to identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement
  • Lead cross functional business and quality process improvement initiatives to truly have an impact on Cree’s bottom line
  • You will get exposure to ALL aspects of the business and have an influence on business processes and decisions

 What can you do for Cree? 

  • Through audits and objective evaluations, ensure compliance and effectiveness of policies and procedures related to Quality System
  • As needed, directly manage key quality system elements
  • Ability to develop project and implementation plans as well as drive progress within and across departments to meet objectives according to the plan or defined timelines
  • Capable of working across and influencing at all organizational levels
  • Provide thorough knowledge of quality assurance methods and improvement tools

What you need for success:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and/or Industrial Engineering; and/or suitable work experience
  • 4 years of experience leading a Quality Systems function within a manufacturing environment
  • Broad knowledge of key business processes including NPI, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Product Reliability, Process Control and Change Management
  • Experience with quality system development and improvement (ISO9001, TS16949, ISO17025)
  • Project/Program management experience
  • Highly skilled in problem solving and root cause analysis methods

 Highly preferred skills and certifications:

  • 6-8 years of experience leading a Quality Systems function within a manufacturing environment
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Lighting manufacturing experience a plus
  • Preferred experience with Oracle ERP
  • Strong influencer skills
  • Sharepoint/Design experience a plus


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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