• Manufacturing Equipment Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
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    Job Description:

    CREE’s Global Operations team is seeking an Electrical Technician. This role will be responsible for a diverse mixture of activities with a strong emphasis on hands-on, detailed point-to-point wiring; cable routing; and other equipment design implementation and fabrication activities.


    As a member of the Materials Equipment team, this position will be responsible for performing equipment startup, modifications, upgrades, troubleshooting and maintenance on production and R&D systems. There will be direct interaction with process engineering and other groups to meet department and CREE goals.


    This position will work on a Monday - Friday shift schedule, but the specific work hours have not been confirmed.


    Job Responsibilities:

    • Build and install panels
    • Interpret schematics and blue prints
    • Understand and make minor modifications to electrical schematics including power and control circuits noting any corrections
    • Wire fixtures, electrical panels and equipment
    • Assemble electrical panels with a high degree of efficiency and quality by proper interpretations of the drawings
    • Debug electrical control circuits and/or mechanical equipment failure
    • Manipulate PLC programming with some support, including uploads, downloads, addressing, step circuits, and online debug
    • Understand mechanical equipment and operations
    • Utilize Microsoft Office to do word processing, basic spreadsheets, and basic presentations efficiently
    • Work a flexible schedule which may include weekends and rotating shifts
    • Communicate effectively and professionally
    • Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field, or equivalent military experience
    • Two years of relevant work experience
    • Experience assembling and wiring control panels/boxes
    • Ability to read schematics and blueprints

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, or similar field
    • Relevant work experience in an industrial manufacturing environment
    • Experience with cable harnesses
    • Allen Bradley PLC knowledge


    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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