• Process Integration Engineering Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-Marcy
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Power Engineering
  • Job Description

    Cree is hiring in New York! This position will be based out of Marcy, NY. There will be significant near term travel involved to Albany, NY and Durham, NC approximately 90% of the time.


    How would you like to be a part of starting up the world’s largest, most state-of-the-art, automotive-qualified SiC wafer fab?


    We’re looking for passionate top-performers to join us at our fab facilities in New York as we qualify toolsets and design a 480,000 square-foot fab with over 100,000 square-feet of clean room space.  If you want to be a pioneer with one of the most pivotal technologies of our time, Silicon Carbide, then you’re looking in the right place.


    This is a Process Integration Engineering Manager position within the Operations Team of Cree for critical PI integration activities as Cree transitions to 200mm and its new factory in NY.   The person in this position will be responsible for leadership of a team defining new process characteristics, critical device integration for SiC Schottky, MOSFET and RF.  Role will also include process monitoring, data analysis, and yield improvement and cycle time reduction activities for our SiC Power products.


    What can Wolfspeed do for you?  

    • Work on industry leading technology in a rapidly growing semiconductor products company.
    • Learn and grow as part of an energetic team with vision and a plan for success.
    • Optimize your potential in a high visibility role with great opportunities for career development and progression.
    • Make a difference at a company committed to making the world a better place with its products and to green business practices.

    What can you do for Wolfspeed?

    • Responsible for a team leading integration of key process components including transistor level, gate, inter-level dielectric, metallization, bond and plating
    • Adept at interpreting yield, electrical and failure analysis results and determining the course of process corrective action
    • Develop, document and deploy process improvements which enhance yield, cycle time, and long-term reliability for SiC Power devices.
    • Monitor existing product line data to identify trends, tool commonality and root cause of yield detractors.
    • Document manufacturing process flows, requiring clear written and verbal communication skills. Documentation includes travelers, control plan, process flow spec, inspection requirements, and split lot instructions.
    • Participation and ownership where appropriate of 8Ds for scrapped material and MRB data review and close-out.
    • Operate electronic test equipment, failure analysis equipment, and utilize computer software tools for data analysis and product performance.
    • Perform independently on routine assignments.  Must be able to follow specific instructions to perform tasks that require a higher knowledge of engineering techniques in supporting SiC Power production requirements.
    • This position may require significant cleanroom time working in conjunction with Fab process engineers.
    • Mentoring, coaching and training of process technicians and operators.

    What you need for success: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science
    • This position requires the lawful ability to access technical data, information, and areas controlled by United States export control laws and regulations.
    • Previous leadership experience
    • 3+ years experience in semiconductor fabrication as a an integration or process engineer
    • Experience and good knowledge of design rules and semiconductor device modelling
    • Able and willing to support 24x7 projects as needed
    • Demonstrated understanding of the science and technology needed to fabricate semiconductor devices including ion implantation, oxide growth, diffusion, photolithography, wet and dry etch, thin film deposition and metal deposition.
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • High energy and self-motivated individual with strong communication skills to deliver results in a timely manner.

    Highly preferred skills and certifications:  

    • General understanding of the process flow for inspection, monitoring and disposition of semiconductor products. SiC/GaN experience is a plus.
    • Good working knowledge of semiconductor device physics.
    • Ability to manage, in parallel, multiple technical tasks with different requirements and timelines.
    • Familiarity with ANOVA, DOE principles, SPC techniques, JMP software.  JMP scripting is a plus.


    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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