• Assembler, LED Lighting - 3rd shift

    Job Locations US-WI-Racine
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  • Job Description

    Full-time direct hire Assembly opportunities are now available at Cree! 


    Location: Racine, WI

    8-hour Shifts:  3rd shift (Sun – Thu 11pm until 7am)

    Wage: $13.50/hr. as a base rate 

    Shift Differential: Up to 8% additional incentive added onto base rate depending on shift 


    A Career at Cree as an Assembler offers:

    • Predictable and consistent work hours and shifts
    • Opportunity to gain valuable experience to grow your internal value and skills
    • Paid vacation and holidays
    • Health insurance benefits, 401(k), on-site gym
    • Safe work environment in a growing company and industry
    • Pay day every other Friday based on standard work schedule of 80 hours
    • Available voluntary overtime, pre-approved by your supervisor
    • Internal promotion opportunities! 

    We are looking for individuals with a desire to learn and who bring a strong work ethic.  We seek people who thrive as part of a team built on integrity, honest, and trust.  Successful candidates will be expected to learn quickly, apply knowledge, and must meet the requirements below.




    Operates tools and machinery to assemble and fasten LED lighting systems and products.  Performing these duties with accuracy and efficiency are key requirements. 



    • Performs product assembly and related activities for LED lighting fixtures and systems
    • Uses hand tools and equipment or machinery effectively according to standards
    • Interpret and follow work instructions to ensure product quality and efficient production work flow
    • Works as an integral part of a team for a specified product line
    • Ability to understand production volume & quality and contributes to team or production line goals and timelines
    • Performs verification of picked materials against the work order bill of materials
    • Perform product testing and quality verification.
    • May also performs product labeling, date coding, and packaging duties.
    • Completes all necessary work order documentation.
    • Effectively communicates concerns and issues to Supervisor and participates in problem resolution.
    • Acts responsibly to provide a safe work environment for all employees.
    • Produces quality products that meet requirements of engineering, certification agency, and customer orders.
    • Completes daily entry of personal or team productivity data.
    • Contributes to team & shift productivity by personally following attendance guidelines and other department and company policies.


    • Must be at least 18 years old 
    • Ability to stand up for an entire 8-hour shift
    • Ability to lift 25 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally 
    • Ability to sit, kneel, climb and squat 
    • Ability to read, write, count, and perform basic math accurately
    • Ability to learn to operate hand and pneumatic assembly tools
    • Ability to read and understand a production work order
    • Able to learn to accurately assemble, code, test, label and pack product
    • Effectively contribute to end results as part of a team
    • Flexibility to occasionally work mandatory overtime to meet production goals


    • GED, High School, or equivalent education is highly preferred
    • 6-months of similar manufacturing experience preferred


    At Cree, we’ve spent more than 30 years developing industry firsts as a leader in wide bandgap semiconductor technology. Not familiar with all of our products? That is because we are a part of the invisible revolution; if we do our job right you will never know we were there. Our products make impossible possible like our LEDs that power cities to our Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) components that power electric vehicles, solar energy, telecommunications and industrial, military and aerospace solutions.


    We believe in enabling the world to do more with less. That’s why we encourage each other to think unconventionally, take ownership and solve real problems. Interested in a career at Cree? We want to meet you. Submit your application now.


    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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