Shift Process Engineer

US-NC-Research Triangle Park
Requisition ID
Category (Portal Searching)

Job Description

Wolfspeed (the power & RF division of Cree, Inc.) is a world leader in silicon carbide (SiC), which outperforms silicon in every way. Our components are the fastest, most efficient available, enabling greater efficiency and performance, smaller systems and lower costs.  The Shift Process Engineer position is an integral part of our wafer fab facilities located at our global headquarters in the Raleigh, NC area.This individual will provide Process Engineering support and work a 12-hour day or night shift schedule. Areas of responsibility will include, but are not limited to: Photolithography, Etch, Metal deposition, Diffusion, Wet Processing, Implantation and backend processing.


Key Goals:

  • On shop floor support for the technicians and operations staff
  • Oversee process qualification activities (right task, right time, right results)
  • Pareto and response to quality metrics; SPC, rework, scrap, etc
  • Support line management activities (holds, disposition, escalations, etc)
  • Drive continuous improvement projects as necessary
  • Support engineering process characterization activities including: risk analysis, Gage R&R, FEMA’s, and control plans

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Engineering Manager and other Manufacturing Engineers to gain an understanding of the internal systems and processes utilized in the organization
  • Continuous Improvement Leader, Engineering Changes, Document Change Control
  • Be a leader on the shift; leading by example
  • Lead projects resulting in Quality and Efficiency improvements
  • Lead process improvements and apply mistake-proof techniques
  • Research, evaluate, and make improvement recommendations
  • Resource for process training for on shift employees
  • Clearly understand current production capabilities and identify opportunities to implement additional or enhanced production processes
  • Establish and maintain knowledge of technical trends and advancements in semiconductor manufacturing
  • Resolve held lots for accurate and timely disposition


  • 4-year Engineering Degree.
  • Prior Manufacturing experience in semiconductor manufacturing industry with a preference towards Manufacturing excellence
  • Candidate must be a US citizen or Green Card holder.
  • Able to work in clean room for extended period.
  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts in a fast-paced environment on a day or night schedule.
  • Strong Microsoft Office computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook).
  • Team Player and able to multi task in several areas.
  • Must have a positive, professional, energetic, can-do attitude.  “Do whatever it takes” work ethic.



  • Demonstrated ability to implement improved manufacturing processes
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve OOS and OOC conditions on product and or tools utilizing current specified OCAP’s or generating tested new ones
  • Familiarity with precision volume manufacturing processes; preferability in the electronics industry
  • Proficient in reading and understanding technical documents.



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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