• Process Technician--Power & RF

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

    The Power and RF team is looking for a Process Technician to provide Process Engineering support and work a 12 hour night shift schedule.  Candidates should be self-motivated team players that are eager to assist and learn from the Engineering team as needed.  Areas of responsibility will include, but not be limited to Metal deposition, which includes plating, evaporation and sputtering. This position requires the lawful ability to access technical data, information, and areas controlled by United States export control laws and regulations.


    *This position is for a 12 hour night shift.


    What can Cree | Wolfspeed do for you?


    In this position, you will have the opportunity to develop Power and RF semiconductor components for a wide range of applications, where we are expanding our operations due to the high demand for our diverse product lines.  You will work with a team of engineers, and technicians to maintain high quality standards in a continuous improvement environment where there is opportunity for growth and advancement.


    What can you do for Cree | Wolfspeed? 

    • Process sustaining support. This will include, but not be limited to, tool qualifications, process monitoring through SPC, troubleshooting and reacting to process issues, dispositioning material, microscope inspections and many other tasks as requested.
    • Areas of concentration will be Metal deposition, which includes plating, evaporation and sputtering.
    • Define/refine methods to increase process repeatability and control to achieve higher yield, lower costs, higher flexibility, and better reproducibility.
    • Work closely with engineering team to develop and qualify new processes, and new tool sets. This will include characterizing, documenting and possibly presenting data based around designed experiments.
    • Report and document process issues and equipment malfunctions. Take corrective action and interact with Process Engineers, Manufacturing & Equipment Maintenance to identify and resolve non-conformance process and equipment operations.
    • Assist in creating new procedures, and refining previously existing ones.
    • Assist in training operators on both existing and new tool sets and processes.


    What you need for success:

    • Associates degree or at least 1 year of clean room experience.
    • At least 1 year of semiconductor manufacturing experience.
    • Able to work in clean room for extended period of time.
    • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts in a fast paced environment on a night schedule.
    • Strong Microsoft Office computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook).
    • Team Player and able to multi task in several areas.
    • Must have a positive, professional, energetic, can-do attitude.  “Do whatever it takes” work ethic.

    Highly Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Science
    • Strong 5S background and attention to detail.
    • Must have ability to work effectively and take initiative with little continuous direct supervision.
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. 
    • Ability to handle sudden changes in daily priorities.
    • Proficient in reading and understanding technical documents.


    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.


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