Quality Engineer

Job Locations US-NC-Research Triangle Park
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Category (Portal Searching)

Job Description

Job Summary


You will support Wolfspeed to proactively seek and manage quality improvement activities across all aspects of the manufacturing operation.  These activities will include incoming quality control, material review boards (MRBs), process change review boards (PCRBs), failure analysis and returned material authorization (RMA) process, supplier corrective action reports (SCARs), internal and external quality management system audits, risk assessments, and 8D-based problem solving among others.


Additionally, you will have the chance to work on various projects related to business process improvement, process flows, process documentation, and efficiency and effectiveness key process indicator and metric review and development. The job is located in our headquarters in Research Triangle Park, NC.


What can Wolfspeed do for you?

  • You will have a chance to join a fast paced and fast growth environment
  • You will have a chance to influence, lead, and motivate cross-functional teams to improve the quality culture within Wolfspeed.
  • You will work on projects that have a significant impact on Wolfspeed's product quality and bottom line.
  • This position will have high visibility within the company, and you will report directly to the Director of Quality

What can you do for Wolfspeed?

  • Identify, evaluate, and help prioritize potential gaps associated with incoming quality control
  • Facilitate regular MRB and PCRB reviews with critical internal stakeholders, drive root cause analysis, and implement effective corrective actions
  • Facilitate regular SCAR reviews with suppliers, drive root cause analysis, and implement effective corrective actions
  • Assist with internal, registrar, and supplier audits to assess maturity level and compliance to quality management system requirements (based on ISO 9001:2015 or IATF 16949 standards)
  • Work with manufacturing, product and process engineering, supply chain, and R&D to determine future material needs and supplier requirements
  • Drive risk analysis and mitigation activities based on established methodologies
  • Drive QMS business process improvement activities
  • Participate and help lead in development and amendment of control plans and FMEAs (Failure Mode Effect Analysis)

What you need for success:

  • Must be a US citizen or green card holder
  • BS in Engineering, Science, or Statistics. Master's degree is a plus
  • 2+ Years of Quality Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of electrical circuits and components
  • 1+ Years of experience with ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems requirements
  • Strong statistical analysis skills (SPC, MSA/GR&R, DOE, etc.)
  • Experience with continuous improvement processes (Lean methodologies, etc.)
  • Experience with risk assessment methodologies
  • Experience with a formal quality management system (software)
  • Excellent problem solving skills (8D, KT, or similar) 
  • Must be able to work independently, be highly motivated, and have excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Be able to do work in a cleanroom environment

Highly preferred skills and certifications:

  • Knowledge if ISO/TS 6949 or IATF 16949 Automotive Quality Management System Standard is highly desirable
  • Six sigma green belt or black belt (SSGB/BB), and Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) certifications are highly desirable



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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