• Manufacturing Engineer

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Supply Chain
  • Job Description

    We currently have an opening for a Manufacturing Engineer within our Supply Chain group in Durham, NC.  We hope you’ll read on to see if you have what it takes to join the revolution.



    This unique position is a hybrid of engineering and planning functions that fills an essential role in the day-to-day operations of the factory as well as long term growth projects.  This individual must be very detail oriented and will work closely with other members of the planning, production control, engineering, and marketing teams in the LED Chips business.  This individual will also interact with the planning and operations teams in other Cree business units.


    • Analyze orders with respect to operational and technical requirements
    • Monitor quality and volume of Chips FGI, take actions to improve
    • Communicate priorities with leadership to maximize on time delivery to customers
    • Join forces with marketing, engineering, R&D, and operations to bring new products to market
    • Propel the continuous improvement of planning systems and tools
    • Determine feasibility of customer requests


    • BS Engineering or Science
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Self-starter with strong personal work ethic; must have a "whatever it takes" attitude.
    • Ability to support a 24x7 manufacturing environment
    • Strong Excel skills


    • At least 2 years of experience
    • Experience with databases and data analysis tools (SQL, Access, JMP, VBA, etc)
    • Experience in manufacturing


    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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