• Instrumentation and Controls Technician

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

    Instrumentation and Controls Technician


    Job Summary

    Cree-Wolfspeed is looking for an Instrumentation and Controls Technician to join our team. This position processes a high-level skill set in Instrumentation and Controls (I&C). The position allows a candidate to work on all instrumentation and controls for components, equipment and systems in a semiconductor facility. The skill level for this position requires an individual to work independently on complicated equipment and systems with minimal instruction and direction. This position is responsible for the preventive, predictive, corrective maintenance and repairs of the instrumentation and controls of all associated facilities equipment.


    What can Cree-Wolfspeed do for you?

    • Position reports to the Engineering department with the opportunity to work closely with Engineers in the development and implementation of new systems and upgrades.
    • Unique opportunities for on the job training as well as annual offsite training for professional growth opportunities.

    What can you do for Cree-Wolfspeed?

    • Troubleshoot programming and system faults for plant equipment and modify existing programs to improve sequencing, add/modify/remove alarms, and aide in improved troubleshooting and error response within the plant PLCs, HMIs, and automated systems.
    • Perform calibrations of Flow, Temperature, Pressure, and Humidity Transmitters.
    • Work with Mechanical, Electrical, and Process Engineers to correct deficiencies in systems across the site.

    What you need for success:

    • Associates Degree from Accredited or Technical College
    • 5+ years of applicable experience
    • Superior troubleshooting ability
    • Ability to work with minimal Instruction
    • Experience tuning PID loops
    • Proficiency in reading blueprints and electrical schematics
    • Proficiency and experience troubleshooting integrated HMI/PLC control systems, including proficiency evaluating/modifying associated programming and devices. (Rockwell RSLogix 500/Studio 5000 experience required)
    • Maintain instrument as-built documentation

    Highly preferred skills and certifications:

    • Prefer degree in Industrial Technology or Electronics


    This role may require additional duties and/or assignments as designated by management.


    At Cree | Wolfspeed, 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 | Wolfspeed? 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.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Cree Connection

    Stay connected on new opportunities and upcoming events.

    Connect Now