• Distribution Global Technical Director

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
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  • Job Description

    Distribution Global Technical Director


    At present, we have an excellent opportunity for a Distribution Global Technical Director located in Raleigh, NC.


    As a Distribution Global Technical Director, you will develop a global technical strategy, build influential relationships with key decision makers at assigned distributors, and drive growth in sales and market share for Cree LED and Cree Wolfspeed technologies. You will be the global technical expert for distribution activities within these technologies and provide guidance to Cree on how to maximize results. You will interact with internal and external engineering, sales, marketing and business unit teams. You will drive execution of programs, resolve issues, and deliver results.  The position will report to the VP of Global Distribution.



    • Develop a technical marketing, training, and support plan for distributors globally
    • Provide support, guidance, and training programs for Distributor FAEs and technical support groups.
    • Produce and maintain technical and commercial training material for the channel community and share it globally.
    • Develop, drive, and implement channel marketing activity for selected channel partners.
    • Collaborate with business units to develop "go to market" channel strategies
    • Assist with marketing campaigns via the channel and provide a two-way conduit between the channel and Cree
    • Work with the Cree sales team to help create product campaigns and ensure that the sales and technical resources are trained on those products.
    • Attend branch opportunity reviews where appropriate and possible to help identify technical barriers and advise how to remove them to accelerate design wins.
    • Assist the channel DFAEs with their goals of bringing design wins to revenue and support with strategic end customer visits
    • Coordinate the technical aspect of major training events



    • Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent technical training and experience
    • 10+ years experience in engineering sales and marketing
    • Existing relationships and ability to interface with senior level management
    • Ability to build influential relationships.
    • Written and verbal communication skills.
    • Problem solving skills
    • Knowledge of and experience in major markets
    • Ability to interact with all types of individuals.
    • Ability to analyze data to identify trends and make recommendations
    • Ability to travel 50% of the time


    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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