• Manufacturing Engineer

    Job Locations US-NC-Research Triangle Park
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  • Job Description

    The primary purpose of the Manufacturing Engineer is to support Manufacturing Operations by performing the following duties:

    • Establish and own a complete test and monitor wafer management system for the RTP wafer FAB, including individual wafer tracking capability
    • Work closely with the equipment and process team in defining test wafer min / max stock levels
    • Define and setup in-house reclaim process flow to reduce need of buying new test wafers
    • Create a bottom up, consumption-based forecast to ensure, enough test wafers of the right kind and quality are always available
    • Integrate test wafer build and reclaim needs into dispatching system as well as capacity planning
    • Work with procurement to update min / max levels


    What can Cree do for you?

    • Personally, impact and shape Wolfspeed’s fast growing Wafer FAB business based on your ideas, experience and strength in developing and implementing a robust test wafer management system
    • Provide unique opportunity to learn and interact and integrate with all supporting groups like equipment, process and industrial engineering
    • high visibility within the FAB organization 

    Successful candidates will possess the following…

    • BS degree from a four-year college/university in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering related field.
    • Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
    • 3-5 years’ prior work experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
    • Highly proficient with databases and data analysis tools (SQL, Access, Excel, VBA, JMP, etc.)
    • Experience in semiconductor wafer FABs
    • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
    • High motivation with continuous drive for improvement. 


    Highly preferred skills…

    • MS degree from an accredited university in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering related field.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. 
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers, suppliers and manufacturing personnel.
    • Ability to work independently and in teams on multiple, simultaneous projects.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent observational skills
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


    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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