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US-NC-Research Triangle Park
15 minutes ago(1/17/2018 9:09 AM)
The RF Test Engineer will be responsible for developing, sustaining and improving RF Amplifier and DC test systems (software and hardware). Test Systems include on wafer RF/DC probing and RF packages.   What can Wolfspeed do for you? -  The opportunity to work for a technical leader SiC Power and GaN RF solutions - Our company has a broad portfolio in growing markets, which provides good opportunities for career growth and experience - Developing and maintaining RF testing of new product designs and new technologies which will advance your knowledge and experience - This role will provide the opportunity to be hands-on with regard to technical challenges - Work with elite group of Design Engineers, Product Engineers and RF Test Engineers   What can you do for Wolfspeed?   - Primary responsibility is to develop, sustain and improve RF and DC test systems. - Diagnose problems and implement corrective actions for test systems. - Maintain calibrated test systems and consumables (including backups) to minimize tool down time. - Apply knowledge of object oriented design and good software practices to develop and validate robust production test software. - Generate and maintain complete process documentation, procedures and capacity models for test systems. - Support offshore contract manufacturer in the sustainment of RF packaging operations. - Design and execute software and hardware improvements to increase measurement accuracy, throughput and yields - Utilize statistical process control (SPC) methods to monitor integrity of test systems. - Ensure the accuracy and completeness of test data and draw conclusions from it. - Facilitate training and certification of production personnel operating test systems. - Collaborate with other software engineers maintaining a robust process for software verification and control. - Generate equipment requirements for capital purchase in line with the new product roadmap and bring those tools on-line within the project schedule. - Work with product development group on test strategies that minimize wafer probe requirements while maintaining product integrity to specifications.   What you need for success:   - Candidate must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder. - Bachelor's Degree in electrical, computer engineering, or other related field (e.g. physics). - Minimum 3 years of experience in RF Amplifier measurements. - Software development and debugging experience. - 2 or more years of experience with VB6, VB.NET, or C#.NET. - Hands-on experience automating RF test equipment such as signal generators, power meters, spectrum analyzers and network analyzers. - Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot RF systems utilizing circuit schematics and other technical documentation. - Basic knowledge of SPC and experimental design. - High energy, self motivated attitude with strong communication skills and an ability to interface effectively with different backgrounds and at every level of the organization. - Strong attention to detail while effectively managing time. - Must have excellent English communication skills.   Highly preferred skills and certifications:   - Object-oriented software development and debugging experience. - Experience measuring RF FET and amplifier performance. - Knowledge of semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing and test. - Proficient with MS Excel and MS Access databases. - Experience with SQL Queries, including Join. - Extensive data analysis skills (Access, JMP, Matlab, etc.). - Extensive experience with SPC and experimental design. - Experience with compound semiconductor FET concepts and technologies. - In-depth technical knowledge of semiconductor wafer probing equipment.  
Requisition ID
2017-5213
US-CA-Goleta
1 day ago(1/16/2018 9:11 AM)
The Santa Barbara Technology Center (SBTC) is an advanced R&D facility within the Cree organization. Comprised of a small group of Scientists, Engineers, and Technicians, SBTC can contribute to all aspects of LED and lighting technology from components to next-generation fixtures.  The Process Technician will be working with the Advanced Materials Team in a fast-paced R&D environment at SBTC. The Team develops new materials for application in LED devices and incorporates them into the next generation of energy-efficient lighting products. The position is mostly laboratory based with some office work required for data analysis and recordkeeping tasks. This is a day shift position, with occasional flexible shifts depending on project needs. Job Responsibilities:  - Perform various aspects of LED device processing and testing, from precise weighing of raw materials to assembly and testing of finished products. - Assist with characterization of LED devices. - Keep clear and detailed records. - Work with automated and semi-automated semiconductor processing and test equipment. Learn new equipment and techniques as required. - Perform establish procedures independently, without the need for supervision. - Work with engineering staff to improve existing processes, develop new processes, and reduce variability.  - Help maintain a clean and orderly laboratory space, including conducting periodic cleaning and inventory. - With proper equipment, work with hazardous chemicals and materials.  Minimum Qualifications for the Position: - Associate’s Degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience. - Minimum 2 years work experience in the semiconductor or chemical industries. - Experience with basic chemical handling techniques. - Must have physical dexterity and mobility, including standing or sitting for prolonged periods. - Ability to read, interpret, and follow engineering specifications and utilize a variety of precise instrumentation. - Can quickly adapt to changing needs in a dynamic, research-focused environment. - Excellent attention to detail and the ability and focus required to bring jobs to completion. - Good written and oral communication skills. - Comfortable with MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Power Point. Preferred Qualifications for the Position:  - Self-motivated, flexible-minded individual. - Eager to perform a variety of job duties and learn new technical skills as needed for cutting-edge product development. - Fast learner of multi-tool, multi-step processes. - Enjoys working in close cooperation with engineering team. - Experience with data formatting and report generation (using analysis software such as JMP or Excel) - Experience with semiconductor wafer processing including etching and hazardous liquids handling. - Experience with electronic component packaging including die attach, wire bonding, SMD reflow processes, soldering, electrical testing, dicing/singulation tools, inspection microscopes.
Requisition ID
2018-5559
US-NC-Research Triangle Park
1 day ago(1/16/2018 8:40 AM)
                            JOB DESCRIPTION   Job Title: Night Process Technician – Power & RF Wafer Fab     Key Responsibilities: - 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 include Etch, Photolithography, Metal deposition/evaporation, Diffusion, Wet Processing, Implant, NPI, DOE’s and backend processing. - 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. - Partner with Operations Supervisor to assist with factory priorities and Cycletime/scrap reduction activities.   Adding: - Active participation in shift passdown which will include: 5S issues, held lots needing action, down tool qualification status, upcoming PM’s, “Good things to know” - Be instrumental in sustaining 5S throughout the factory and lead by example.
Requisition ID
2017-5500
US-NC-Research Triangle Park
2 days ago(1/15/2018 11:10 AM)
Wolfspeed (Cree's Power & RF division) is searching for a Sub-Fab Maintenance Technician to be responsible for performing routine sub-fab equipment maintenance tasks, high pressure cylinder changes, chemical drum changes, chiller, compressor and vacuum pump maintenance. Included is troubleshooting and repair of equipment associated with all gas manifolds and the associated tools. Other duties assigned by the Group Leader or Maintenance Manager.    Job Responsibilities:   - Performs a wide range of maintenance tasks in the sub-fab to support the production fab areas. - Responsible for daily high-pressure gas cylinder changes to support tool usage - Responsible for daily chemical drum waste and refill changes to support tool usage - Performs daily mechanical/electrical checklist to ensure all equipment is running to spec. - Replaces, troubleshoots and repairs chillers, compressors and vacuum pumps - Performs valid leak checks on a wised range of equipment - Complete Subfab PM’s based on in-house training and schedules   What you need for success: - Experience in HVAC/chiller/pump/valve repair and PM - Able to use simple computer programs to record all equipment history - Must be able to use lifting moving equipment (pallet jacks etc.) - Able to use common hand and power tools in safe manner - Good written and verbal communication - Experience in a chemical or semiconductor company as a maintenance technician is a plus. - Experience working with high pressure gas in an industrial field is another plus - Must be a self-starter and work with minimal supervision - Able to climb a ladder - Able to lift 50lbs  
Requisition ID
2017-5525
US-NC-Durham
2 days ago(1/15/2018 10:18 AM)
IT Project Manager, Enterprise Systems Job Description The IT Project Manager, Enterprise Systems, will report to the Solution Delivery Leader, Enterprise Systems & MDM, and will serve as a key IT point of contact to Solution Delivery and Divisional IT / Business Relationship Mgt. team members as well as service partners on key ERP software implementation and integration projects.   The position will provide global stewardship over CREE’s Enterprise Systems Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Project Management standards, drive communication and adoption of standards, and ensure adherence to standards by internal and external parties through project stage-gate quality audits. This role will also be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and on-time/on-budget completion of key Enterprise Systems projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.   Job Responsibilities - Provide global stewardship over CREE’s Enterprise Systems Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Project Management standards, drive communication and adoption of standards by internal and external parties, - Ensure adherence to CREE’s Enterprise Systems Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Project Management standards through project stage-gate quality audits, - Provide overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and on-time/on-budget completion of key enterprise systems functional / technical projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals, - Provide project management leadership on key Enterprise Systems projects, including: - Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables, - Define project tasks and resource requirements, - Plan and schedule project timelines, - Assemble and coordinate project staff, - Manage project budget and resources, - Track project deliverables using appropriate CREE project management tools, - Report on progress of the project to all stakeholders, including issues, risks and mitigations, - Manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs What You Need for Success?  - 10+ years of progressive IT experience with at least 3 years in a project management role for a $2.0B - $5.0B Global Business, - Proven ability to lead internal and external resources through the requirements, design, development, testing, and deployment phases of complex Enterprise Systems project, - Successful track record in having managed 5+ full lifecycle Oracle EBS implementation / deployment projects, preferably global in nature and involving internal and external resources distributed around the globe, - Demonstrated Oracle project and process management skills, including expert knowledge of Oracle AIM methodology and/or other large-scale enterprise application SDLC and Project Management Professional (PMP) principles, - Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities with excellent written and verbal communications skills, - Ability and desire to engage with all functions/businesses across a global enterprise in driving Enterprise Systems project activities forward as well as resolving project related issues or mitigating project risks, - Excellent facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills, - Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment, - Comfort with ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability, - Ability to influence and lead change, - Proven ability to deliver despite obstacles, - Ability to work within a 24/7 environment across multiple time zones, - Ability to travel domestically (20% - 30%) and internationally (< 5%).   Skills and Certifications - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related fields - Experience with manufacturing, ideally in the Industrial Electronics and Electrical Equipment industry, - Experience leading IT Projects resulting from M&A and/or divestitures preferred, - Expert knowledge of Oracle AIM methodology and/or other large-scale enterprise application SDLC, - Practical understanding of other software development methodologies (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Iterative), - Proficient with the Project and Portfolio Management Tools (MS-Project, MS-SharePoint, MS-Excel, etc.), - Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) / Program Management Professional Certification (PgMP) preferred.
Requisition ID
2017-5529
US-NC-Durham
2 days ago(1/15/2018 10:18 AM)
IT Finance Lead, Business Systems Job Description The IT Finance Lead, Business Systems, will report to the Solution Delivery Leader, Enterprise Systems & MDM, and will partner with Cree’s Finance business organizations to align the delivery and operations of IT solutions to Finance business strategies and objectives. This role will serve as a IT point of contact/partner to corporate Finance as well as Divisional Finance stakeholders.   The IT Finance Lead, Business Systems, will lead a team of Finance architect and analysts and oversee a portfolio of IT projects and services delivered to Finance organizations. The IT Finance Lead will be responsible for the definition, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of various Finance related IT projects and manage projects to defined schedule, quality, and budgetary targets. The incumbent also needs to be an individual contributor, capable of leading/conducting business improvement analysis and leading the functional architecture, solutioning, design, build, testing and deployment of Finance applications and enhancements to meet current and future business requirements of Cree, Inc.   The IT Finance Lead will direct partner consulting resources supporting Finance applications to provide high level of service and ensure adherence to CREE’s ERP Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Project Management Office standards.   Job Responsibilities - Partner with Corporate and Division Finance leaders and stakeholders in identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing IT-enabled business improvement opportunities as well as managing a portfolio of IT projects and services delivered to Finance organizations - Lead/oversee a team of Finance IT architect and analysts tasked with the delivery of high quality IT solutions to Finance business organizations using Oracle EBS, Hyperion, and other IT applications. - Oversee the functional architecture, solutioning, design, build, testing and deployment of Finance projects and enhancements. - Oversee day-to-day application support of financial activities in EBS and Hyperion - Direct managed service partner supporting Finance applications to provide high level of service. - Provide expertise and direction for integrated end-to-end financial processes in Oracle EBS and Hyperion. - Ensure IT projects and services delivered to Finance functions adopt and adhere to Cree IT Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Project Management Office standards   What you need for success?    - 10+ years of progressive experience providing IT delivery, delivery management and business relationship management services for Oracle ERP solutions with specialized focus on financial processes (General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Project Accounting, Fixed Assets, Financial Reporting) and reporting as well as broad process integration exposure to order management, shipping, planning, manufacturing, procurement, inventory and warehousing, and costing, - Proven ability to lead and direct global IT service teams comprised of onsite & offshore Cree and service partner resources, - Ability to develop, lead and partner on key Corporate and Division Finance transformational programs, - Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities with excellent written and verbal communications skills, - Ability and desire to engage with organizational units outside one’s own reporting structure across a global enterprise in driving Enterprise Systems project activities forward, translating business requirements and issues into technology solutions as well as resolving project issues or mitigating project risks, - Ability to clearly explain complicated technical solutions to non-technical individuals, - Excellent facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills, - Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment, - Comfort with ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability, - Ability to influence and lead change, - Proven ability to deliver despite obstacles, - Ability to work within a 24/7 environment across multiple time zones, - Ability to travel domestically (20% - 30%) and internationally (< 5%).   Skills and certifications - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related fields, - Experience with manufacturing, ideally in the Industrial Electronics and Electrical Equipment industry, - Experience leading IT Projects resulting from M&A and/or divestitures preferred, - Leading knowledge of Oracle AIM methodology and/or other large-scale enterprise application SDLC, - Practical understanding of other software development methodologies (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Iterative), - Proficient with the Project and Portfolio Management Tools (MS-Project, MS-SharePoint, MS-Excel, etc.).
Requisition ID
2017-5530
US-NC-Durham
7 days ago(1/10/2018 3:43 PM)
This position provides manufacturing equipment sustaining support for the Wafer fab and adjacent semiconductor manufacturing areas. This individual will work on one of the 4 dedicated 12-hour shifts in support of a 24/7 operation. Successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to perform corrective, preventative and predictive maintenance tasks designed to improve / sustain equipment availability, reliability and maintainability. Successful experienced candidates will be able to demonstrate a strong troubleshooting capability and exemplary “root cause” corrective skills and techniques.   RESPONSIBILITIES: - Performs Electro-mechanical root cause troubleshooting of semiconductor manufacturing equipment. - Disassembles, repairs, and reassembles equipment according to operating manuals, schematics, blueprints, etc. - Uses test and diagnostic equipment to perform equipment checks. - Works with process engineers to understand process-equipment interactions and limitations relative to operating specs. - As needed, modifies equipment to improve up- time or overall process performance. - Performs routine preventive maintenance on tools in accordance with equipment specifications. - Supports production as needed.   QUALIFICATIONS: - AAS (in a technology based field) OR military electronics equivalent - Able to read and interpret instructions, schematics, and maintenance manuals - Previous Equipment maintenance experience - Knowledge of vacuum and gas delivery systems - Team player with a positive attitude - Must be able to lift 65 lbs. - Strong work ethic and self starter.  Able to perform assigned tasks with little direction/supervision. - Strong sense of ownership in work performed.  PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: - Experience with equipment maintenance on semiconductor tools. - BS in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering disciplines - Working knowledge of Statistical Process Control Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.
Requisition ID
2017-5473
US-NC-Durham
7 days ago(1/10/2018 2:17 PM)
SUMMARY: Cree is looking to add a Process Sustaining Engineer to the Photolithography team. The engineer chosen for this position will be a key member of Cree's LED fab sustaining engineering team. This team is responsible for the process engineering functions of a 24X7 compound semiconductor fab operation.     RESPONSIBILITIES: - Sustain and improve processes for LED device fabrication. - Interface with equipment engineering, management and manufacturing to improve cycle time, tool availability, process/product yield, and drive cost reductions. - Partner with product engineering and R&D to ensure effective new product and process introductions as well as consistent device performance and quality. - Create and maintain operating specifications for production processes and equipment. - Drive innovation and continuous improvement in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: - BS in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or Equivalent. - Working knowledge of photolithography and associated processes. - Willingness to work a flexible schedule in support of 24x7 manufacturing. Standard work week will be Sunday - Thursday. - Strong interpersonal and communication skills     PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: - 1-5+ yrs Wafer Fab Engineering Experience, ideally with compound semiconductors. - Photolithography processing experience including coat, expose, and develop operations. - Experience with CD measurement tools and sample plans. - In-depth technical understanding of semiconductor processes and equipment. - Specific experience with wafer patterning including coat, expose, and develop modules. Contact and Stepper lithography experience preferred. - Excellent project management skills with demonstrated ability to identify manufacturing improvements, manage change, and implement solutions. - Ability to work with minimal supervision. - Ability and desire to assume a technical leadership role within the organization - Working knowledge of applied statistics (SPC/DOE)
Requisition ID
2017-5498
US-NC-Durham
1 week ago(1/9/2018 4:26 PM)
Material Handling Required to handle high value assets professionally and appropriately Maneuver hazardous chemicals and waste while observing all safety procedures and company policies   Shipping / Receiving Receive inventory from warehouse Perform Oracle and Internal Quality Control (IQC) transactions on inbound material Identify inventory shipments using packing slips, BOL and Oracle system. Palletize, stage, and deliver parcels to inventory locations and other areas using a pallet jack, forklift or golf cart Research and recover lost parcels   Stocking Evaluate, audit and stock critical materials to support production Support FIFO rotation and stock consolidation efforts Maintain a clean and orderly stock room with accurate inventory levels Collaborate with purchasing and submit requisitions Stock point of use cabinets and shelves Assemble & repair production critical components Perform weekly cycle counts on sub inventories using Oracle   General Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs multiple times during a shift Ability to be on feet and moving for long periods of time Ability to sit at a computer and input data for long periods of time Handle phone calls and requests from internal parties and solve problems frequently Communicate to internal and external auditors the receiving inbound shipments procedures Perform data entry functions, using Microsoft Excel and Word, etc. Provide great customer service to internal and external customers Provide reports and Productivity Metrics to support better efficiency Other duties as needed and directed by the Supervisor will be required   Required Skills Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) Oracle or other ERP system experience Ability to learn computer systems and to follow written / standard procedures  
Requisition ID
2017-5513
US-NC-Durham
1 week ago(1/7/2018 9:43 PM)
Graphic Designer Description   The graphic designer is expected to create visual concepts, using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform or captivate a variety of Cree audiences, working closely with marketing communications professionals.   Graphic Designer Job Duties: - Meet to determine the scope of a project - Advise clients on strategies to reach a particular audience - Determine the message the design should portray - Create images that identify a product or convey a message - Develop graphics for product illustrations, logos, and websites - Select colors, images, text style, and layout - Present the design Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design - Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them The graphic designer supports the Cree Corporate Marketing team with the following specific tasks:   - Graphic design projects for corporate marketing projects including, but not limited to: - Collateral - Intranet graphics - Web graphics - eBlasts and landing pages - Social media - Newsletters – design, layout, infographics, etc. - Digital marketing programs including advertising - Supporting marketing collateral creation and updates within Adobe creative suite – including datasheets - Researching and incorporating graphic design best practices - Staying on top of the latest advancements in software and computer technologies -   Experience and Skills: Bachelor’s degree preferably in Graphic Design; experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Create Suite; solid communications skills – both verbal and written; Magento experience a plus. An interest in integrated marketing communications, including user experience and/or analytics strongly preferred.
Requisition ID
2017-5517
US-WI-Racine
2 weeks ago(1/5/2018 9:28 AM)
Job Summary   You will support Cree’s highly successful Lighting organization to proactively manage our strategic metal, casting, stamping and extrusion supply base who can meet Cree’s expectations for quality, sustainability, technical competency, reliability and cost competitiveness. Key activities will include: new supplier evaluations, formal quality audits, supplier development and supplier monitoring/scorecard management. You will partner with the supply chain global commodity managers and technical leaders in our metals commodities to find and manage “the right quantity of the right suppliers” to ensure that Cree’s high quality standards are met enabling the continued growth for our world class indoor and outdoor commercial lighting business.     This position reports to Cree’s Director of Quality for the Lighting Business Unit and will be located in Racine, Wisconsin.     Responsibilities: - Identify and evaluate potential suppliers for Cree’s diverse lighting product portfolio. - Ensure manufacturing partners are meeting Cree’s expectations through process and product control verifications / audits. - Support and improve Cree’s supplier evaluation and supplier scorecard processes to ensure effective continuous improvement in supply chain, including driving the attainment of accurate and effective supplier performance data and metrics. - Develop supply chain risk assessment methodologies, present these risks to the Cree leadership team and use your influence to drive sourcing decisions based on appropriate risk to the overall Cree business. - Facilitate regular yield and quality metric reviews with critical suppliers, OEM and ODM partners. - Perform supplier audits to assess competence in quality management system (based on ISO 9001:2015 or TS16949:2009), technical capabilities, RoHS, sustainability, etc.  Document and report on supplier evaluation, including risks and competencies. - Work with manufacturing, engineering, quality, supply chain, R&D to determine future needs and requirements in suppliers and supplied products. - Work with Engineering (Design and Manufacturing Engineers) team during our New Product Introduction process to define supplier requirements that should be addressed during supplied item qualifications. - Ensure the Cree specifications and quality requirements are understood and agreed upon with the supplier through the completion of supplier technical feasibility reviews. - Work with manufacturing and engineering to support material and product qualification builds with our suppliers. - Generate Supplier Corrective Action Reports (SCAR) and drive root cause and corrective action with suppliers to ensure effectiveness. - Work with our Engineering organization to construct suitable qualification plans and assist in validating and approving the results. - Generate metrics (KPIs) and present to suppliers along with improvement plans/ expectations. - Track supplier improvement initiatives ensuring continuous improvement. - Work with other departments to develop plans, presentations and other materials as may be necessary to resolve quality issues and in a timely manner.  Key Attributes: - Ability to develop project and implementation plans as well as drive progress within and across departments to meet objectives according to the plan or defined timelines. - Self-starter with strong 24x7 personal work ethic, sense of ownership, and a “whatever it takes” attitude who will drive projects through to completion. - Strong attention to details.  - Summarize data and communicate findings quickly. - Ability to adjust to changing priorities and schedules to keep projects and commitments on-track. - Must be able to provide timely communication across the organization on quality related matters and be willing and able to escalate those issues requiring immediate attention. - Lead and drive the organization and our suppliers using widely accepted quality techniques such as the 8D problem solving, 5 Whys, Kaizen events, etc. - Demonstrate abilities to lead in problem solving/countermeasure events where quality issues are diagnosed, discussed, and resolved.   Minimum Qualifications: - 5+ Years Quality Engineering (preferable supplier quality). - Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as Mechanical Engineering and/or suitable work experience. - Practical experience and knowledge of metals, stamping, roll form, mold flow analysis, press mold, NADCA, ASTM, etc. - 3+ Year’s experience with ISO9001:2008 or TS16949:2009 Quality Management System auditing. - Must be able to travel domestically and internationally without restriction 50-60% of the time. - Practical experience and knowledge of electro-mechanical assemblies. - Demonstrate abilities to lead in problem solving/countermeasure events where quality issues are diagnosed, discussed, and resolved. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong interpersonal skills. - Capable of working across and influencing at all organizational levels. - Experience with implementation of corrective action programs such as 8D.   Preferred Qualifications: - Experience as a Supplier Quality Engineer/Supplier Quality Manager with demonstrated leadership in improving performance using quality methods and approaches. - 10+ Years Quality Engineering experience, focusing on metals, stamping, roll form, mold flow analysis, press mold, NADCA, ASTM, etc. - Preferred Lean/Six Sigma certification or equivalent work experience or company certification.     ASQ Certification would be a plus. - LED or lighting industry experience.  - Applied knowledge of APQP and PPAP tools and working knowledge of SPC and DOE principles and methods.
Requisition ID
2017-5151
US-WI-Racine
2 weeks ago(1/5/2018 9:25 AM)
- Distributes and prepares materials and products for shipment. - Reads shipping order, or requisitions to determine and prioritize items to be moved, gathered, or distributed. - Pulls customer orders from stock and conveys orders to shipping department through use of forklift or cart. Verifies that products picked match shipping order and completes necessary documentation. - Consolidates, packages, and/or palletizes products. Labels containers and poles with identifying information.     Records weights and/or amounts of materials shipped for inventory purposes. - Stages product on shipping docks or UPS system and loads UPS, customer, or carrier trucks. - Uses drill press to drill poles according to customer specifications. - Loads and off-loads container shipments and painted poles. - Uses computer and Locator System to enter records; operates UPS manifest system. - May assist will-call customers. - Follows established safety programs and maintains knowledge of safe working practices.
Requisition ID
2017-5153
US-NC-Durham
2 weeks ago(1/4/2018 4:53 PM)
In this role, you will supervise work performance of up to 40 Production Operators. This includes maintaining accurate and up to date records of attendance, performance, training, corrective/disciplinary action, professional development and salary administration.                What can Cree do for you?   - You will be a Production Leader in high-end LED growth industry. Make decisions when and where needed. Know that your decisions are supported. - Prepare your path for internal promotions to positions of increased responsibility. - We have exceptional pride in our products and you will experience numerous examples of our product use in daily activities at home and abroad. - You will experience rewarding teamwork and will grow a diverse team, challenge them to continually develop and rejoice in their individual and collective success.   What can you do for Cree?   - Continuously strive to reduce cost and increase productivity all while maintaining exemplary quality delivered to customers. - Monitor team and individual performance. Maximize productivity, equipment utilization and overall efficiency. - Act as the 'go-to' person on shift. Have the answers for all personnel questions on the floor, or retrieve answers quickly for them. - Interact very closely with the process and equipment teams to ensure the operators and technicians follow proper protocol and ensure product quality. Ensure equipment maintenance and performance checks are completed to standard. - Schedule adequate personnel to support the objectives of the production plan. Solicit overtime and coordinate vacation schedules so as to not impact production. - Maintain leadership presence by spending an overwhelming percentage of time on the shop floor ~80%. - Help support and establish Visual Management, 5S/6S, Kanbans, and other Lean initiatives on the production floor. - Establish and communicate production priorities. Execute production plans and internal goals. - Track performance and adjust priorities accordingly. - Initiate, encourage, and drive continuous improvement efforts. - Develop cross-training plans for productivity objectives and personnel development. - Provide staff with constructive and timely feedback. Enforce company and local policies and procedures. - Lead and participate in training and production planning as necessary. - Maintain positive working relationships with all levels in the organization. - Maintain a safe working environment for CREE employees. - Conduct all performance reviews on time. Maintain a score of 100% on-time performance.                        What you need for success:   - Bachelors Degree  (Engineering or Sciences preferred) - Manufacturing experience with 2+ years in a leadership role, or equivalent manufacturing experience as a front line supervisor (3-5 years) or relevant military experience - Excellent interpersonal communications, experience working with a multi-cultural workforce - Data oriented – excels at problem solving and decision making skills - Computer skills – familiar with all Microsoft Office applications (Outlook/Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Access) - Excellent quantitative and data interpretation skills - Ability to handle change quickly and efficiently – Fast paced work environment - Experience in Lean Initiatives (Toyota Production System methodology). 5S/6S, Visual Management, Pull Systems, Kanbans, Poka-yoke, Kaizen events, etc - Job requires continuous walking across different areas, bending, lifting and microscope usage - Able to work in a Class 100 cleanroom environment, fully gowned in cleanroom attire - Able to lift 50 pounds - Able to sit/stand for 12 hour shifts.
Requisition ID
2017-5483
US-WI-Racine
2 weeks ago(1/4/2018 1:14 PM)
Manufacturing Engineer – Responsibilities - Works to create and maintain a safe work environment - Use expert knowledge of Lean manufacturing to reduce wastes throughout the entire value stream while create systems that can be deployed throughout the entire operations facility (other value streams and departments) - Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods to reduce cost and improve quality - Responsible for assisting in the execution of SQDCI goals while participating in Managing for Daily Improvement throughout areas of responsibility - Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency - Confers with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods - Develops complete project plans including resources, costs, benefits and schedules. Assumes full responsibility for all aspects of projects to ensure goals are met on time - Communicates project status to stakeholders as appropriate and follows up to ensure project results are sustained - Collaborates with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts - Evaluates products per specifications and quality standards - Works as part of a cross-functional group to implement lean principles. Leads and facilitates lean activities as needed - Prepares and maintains manufacturing documentation (Routings, OMS’s, and MI’s) for new and existing products in manufacturing - Prepares documentation using Excel, CAD packages, Word, and digital photography - Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions - Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes - Applies problem solving techniques to resolve both customer and internal quality issues for manufactured products - Participates in PFMEA (Process, Failure, Mode, Effects, Analysis), Quality Plan development for new and existing product   Job Summary The primary focus of the Manufacturing Engineer II will be driving SQDCI goals set by the organization within their respective Value Stream and Value Stream Manager, utilizing Lean expertise to reduce wastes. This individual will lead simultaneous projects, cost-outs, and LEAN events while also taking lead on Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering support of manual assembly of high technology light fixtures. The successful candidate will be well versed in engineering support of high mix, medium volume and will solve problems using established resources within the company, external to the company, and creative thinking and troubleshooting to maximize benefits of consistent and well planned change. The individual should thrive in a data driven, high-pressure, detail and deadline-oriented atmosphere.   What can Cree do for you? Cree is a passionate, innovative, industry leading company. We provide a dynamic work environment, a world-class Operations team, and ample room for growing whole individuals. We do great things and want great people to take part. We provide career paths that match the maximum effectiveness of high-success individuals and strive to be a leader in talent attraction.   What can you do for Cree? You can use your skills, passion, and previous work experiences to bring Cree’s engineering team to a new level, setting the bar high for value-add activities and efforts.   What you need for success: - Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering - 3-7 year of related experience in a complex manufacturing/assembly facility and exposure to high mix, medium volume production - Strong background in leading LEAN events and leading LEAN related efforts, reducing wastes throughout the entire value stream (Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen Events, 5S, PFEP, JIT, Poka-yoke, one-piece flow, standard work, supermarkets, etc.) - Ability to read blue prints or process plans - Proficiency in Word, Excel along with preferred experience in an ERP system such as JDE, SAP, or Oracle - Fact-based problem solving, analyzes situations and problems, uses sound judgment - Clearly expresses oneself orally and in writing and ability to work in a cross functional team environment - Effectively negotiates when necessary with capacity for learning - Develops systems and processes, drives for result, adaptable to change and ambiguity and persists in the face of difficulties - Ability to interpret engineering specifications through drawings and test control plans - Ability to work independently and in teams on multiple projects simultaneously - Positive, can-do attitude - A drive to break barriers and an understanding that excellence is a habit - Demonstrated capacity to take on more responsibilities pertaining to leadership and decisions making - Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident   Highly preferred skills and certifications (Preferred Qualifications, still quantifiable): - MS in Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering - 7 years of related experience in complex/assembly facility and exposure to high mix, medium volume production - Lean Six Sigma exposure and knowledge - LEAN certification(s) - Excellent aptitude and ability to interpret engineering specifications through product drawings and test control plans - Strong proficiency in gathering and analyzing data for problem solving - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Adaptability in a fast-paced environment with a customer-focused execution of tasks - Strong computer software skills, especially Microsoft Office - Strong work ethic, attention to safety, quality, and sense of urgency - Self-Starter with sense of self-reliance - Ability to identify potential safety and performance issues and eliminate them - Ability to occasionally lift up to 70 lbs., and routinely lift up to 30 lbs
Requisition ID
2017-5295
CA-Mississauga
2 weeks ago(1/3/2018 1:08 PM)
Summary of Duties: The remote position of Business Development Manager – Western Canada role is responsible for growing Canadian sales through initiating, developing and maintaining relationships (end-user, contractor, distributor, specifier and agent) throughout the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Drive revenue through agent relationships, verticals channels, distribution partnerships and national account initiatives. Research, maintain and communicate utility rebate programs across the region. This individual will have 5+ years of lighting and sales/business development experience. This individual will have “key” relationships with customers and specifiers in the market, and will have an understanding of the lighting industry.   Job Responsibilities:Maintain and contribute to sales growth by playing an active and communicative role with customers and specifiers in Western Canada. Manage and build revenue with agent partners; maintain and grow specific vertical markets; work in coordination with the Vertical Sales Manager(s) and VP of Sales; maintain a sales pipeline overview by vertical market and region; track and report on projects and coordinate with Inside Sales; develop and manage Western Canada markets and electrical distributors in coordination with Cree Canada’s distribution strategy, the VP of Sales, and the US Sales Vertical Markets Team.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned: - Achievement of Cree Lighting sales and profit targets. - Promote sales and marketing programs with key territory accounts. - Develop annual and quarterly business plans for each agent & territory. Be fully accountable for territory success. - Train and motivate agency personnel to achieve quarterly and annual sales targets. - National distribution strategy: influence, maintain and deploy where needed (in territory) - Manage distributors and representatives to ensure sales objectives are achieved.  This will include continually evaluating effectiveness/performance relative to market potential. - Provide competitive market information to management to help drive the direction of product marketing and development. - Support local and national trade shows as needed. - Develop a new business pipeline, maintain existing business and pursue new opportunities. - Maintain Salesforce.com records completely and accurately ensuring proper coordination with forecasting and factory production. - Establish productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts. - Coordinate the involvement of company personnel, including support, service, and management resources, in order to meet account performance objectives and customers’ expectations.   Work closely with Inside Sales to ensure customer satisfaction and problem resolution. - Lead solution development efforts that best address customer needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary company personnel. - Engagement with Cree agents, specifiers, distributors, contractors, and end-users. - Travel requirements for this position could be at times up to 60% or more however most travel is within a concentrated geographic area.  Requirements: Significant experience in a technical sales position, preferably in the lighting (or electrical) industry; knowledge of, and contacts within, the lighting industry, particularly within the specified region; relationship development skills required to create, maintain and enhance customer relationships; proven ability to work autonomously to achieve objectives while handling multiple tasks and changing priorities; high level of initiative/drive and works well in a team environment; motivated, goal-oriented, skilled negotiator, detail-oriented; ability to learn and communicate complex technical concepts to customers; excellent written and oral communicator (English and French [optional]). Post-secondary education and experience with customer relationship management software preferred.
Requisition ID
2017-5514
US-WI-Racine
2 weeks ago(1/3/2018 10:47 AM)
Marketing Copywriter Job Description E-conolight is looking for a creative Marketing Copywriter. This person will have the acute ability to develop effective, accurate and entertaining messaging for our lighting e-commerce business across multiple platforms including digital, print, social media and video. This role requires someone who can effectively write persuasive, succinct copy that informs and entertains a highly targeted audience.   Responsibilities: Ensure all copy embodies the e-conolight brand voice in a style that’s concise, accurate, conversational and consistent with brand guidelines   Work in partnership with marketing colleagues to write original copy for web, advertisements, print, and email   Craft relevant social media copy for all platforms to maximize paid and organic social marketing investments.   Work with vendors to help draft scripts for use in external video productions while consulting throughout the pre and post production process.     Work with product marketing in the development of message boards to reflect the value proposition and brand POV/voice   Qualifications Requirements: - Bachelor’s Degree - 2-4 years of relevant experience - 3+ years of experience writing/editing in a corporate or agency environment - 3+ years of experience working in varied media including digital, social and print - Excellent written, editorial and communication skills - Strong understanding of brand identity structure and how verbal, visual and execution come together to create a holistic message - Experience writing for B2B audiences, preferably with a technology company - Communicate clearly and effectively with management, associates and clients - Prioritize and work well under pressure and on multiple projects/deadlines - Works well in a team environment
Requisition ID
2017-5493
US-WI-Racine
2 weeks ago(1/3/2018 10:46 AM)
Overview E-conlight is seeking a marketing communications designer to be responsible for the timely production of marketing materials in support of new product launches, thought leadership, and advertising programs. This role will include content development for digital media, print collateral, advertising campaigns, email marketing content, case studies, videos and presentations. This person will work with a copywriter to either produce of oversee the production of creative content (email blasts, product videos, social content, digital advertising, case studies, sales videos, etc.) that both builds the e-conolight brand, promotes new products and educates e-conolight target audiences. Your creativity skills will be put to the test in this highly dynamic role. This position requires a self-starter capable of producing marketing materials in all media both independently and collaboratively with the use of internal and external resources. Specific responsibilities include - Work closely with marketing leadership to understand marketing needs, target audience, industry trends, and channel/product-specific messaging - Production of digital assets for web, email, social media, advertising, thought leadership, SEO, print - Create social-specific copy; gifs, high impact images, short (small budget) videos, FB Canvas, infographics, thought leadership - Work with copywriter to develop visuals for all content (email, web, print, social, advertising, thought leadership, SEO, etc) - Assist in management of creative agencies of record (advertising, photography, video) and corresponding creative projects - Produce and edit HTML email template designs to be compatible with various email clients - Help maintain and enforce brand style guide with all published content   Requirements - Experience publishing to enterprise level CMS's; Magento and WordPress-like preferred. - Meticulous and detail oriented - Self-motivated and able to prioritize requests - Solid proficiency with Adobe Suite; Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Premiere - Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work on multi-functional teams, gain consensus from a wide variety of stakeholders, and negotiate with vendors - High level proficiency with MS Office; Word, Excel, PPT - Familiarity with website reporting and management tools, in particular Google Analytics and Tableau - Familiarity with web trends and best practices for UX/UI design, new graphic design trends - E-commerce experience a plus - Well-organized and highly motivated to manage multiple ongoing projects and meet aggressive deadlines - Detail-oriented and able to maintain a high level of ownership and accuracy on all work activities   Education& Experience - Bachelor's degree in a related field or commensurate experience - At least 6 years professional experience in a producer or designer position  
Requisition ID
2017-5499
US-NC-Durham
2 weeks ago(1/3/2018 9:34 AM)
RECRUITING SPECIALIST     SUMMARY: In this role, you will be responsible for the identification, evaluation and hiring of candidates for various roles at Cree. As a Recruiting Specialist  you will have the opportunity to help develop and foster recruiting strategies from inception to implementation. Cree is a dynamic, fast-paced environment where the needs of the business often change. You will be expected to anticipate these changes and devise creative strategies to meet these needs.   Cree recruiters pride themselves on providing excellent customer service and being able to effectively market the Cree story. You will quickly establish credibility, become a hiring partner and exert your influence throughout the hiring process.   Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to: - Devise creative sourcing strategies to identify passive candidates by utilizing established networks and creating your own candidate pipelines - Promote a positive candidate experience by providing consistent feedback, thus playing a critical role in ensuring Cree hires the best and brightest talent. - Work independently and make decisions that will influence the hiring process - Use your creativity to devise original solutions to everyday problems  If you are looking for a high visibility position, thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoys innovating, we welcome your application.   REQUIREMENT FOR CONSIDERATION: - Bachelor’s degree or at least one year in a corporate or staffing agency recruiting role
Requisition ID
2017-5515
US-WI-Racine
2 weeks ago(1/2/2018 10:30 AM)
Cree, Inc. Job Description   Job Title: Material Handler Department: Warehouse Reports To: Warehouse Supervisor FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Prepared By: Lora Joyce   SUMMARY Load, unload, and move materials within or near plant or work areas.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. - Perform material handling and order processing activities. - Replenish assembly lines and work stations with bench coded small parts. - Organize and maintain warehouse and safety stock cabinet. - Maintain safety stock card and instruction sheet control systems. - Communicates with appropriate departments and supervisors regarding parts shortage or delays, unsafe conditions, or other issues. - Unloads and checks incoming shipments for accuracy and quality/quantity of part numbers. - Read production schedules and work orders. - Fills requisitions, orders, requests, materials or other stock items in order of priority, due date, and material availability. - Distributes items to production workers, assembly line, or warehouse in an accurate and timely fashion. - Sorts and laces materials on racks, pallets, or carts according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, color, or finished goods type. - Loads and unloads materials onto or from trucks, pallets, tray, racks, and shelves by hand or forklift. - Pulls customer orders from stock and conveys orders to packing stations or shipping department through use of a cart or forklift. - Verifies that products picked match shipping order. - Counts and records number of units of materials handled. - Ensures inventory is accurate by location through use of Locator System.   QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   EDUCATIONand/orEXPERIENCE High school diploma or (GED)   PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to lift at most 70lbs.   WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Requisition ID
2017-5416
US-NC-Durham
2 weeks ago(1/2/2018 9:42 AM)
Position Title: HCM Solution Architect   Job Summary: This position will report to the HR and Legal Solution Delivery Leader and will play a key role in defining innovative Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions using technology to enable transformational business value. The candidate will possess proven global HCM solution architecture and functional experience across one or more of the following domains: Core HR, Benefits, Compensation, Employee/Manager Self-Service, Learning and Development, Time and Attendance and Payroll.  This role will help shape the direction of future global HCM platforms, solutions and technologies here at Cree.   As a key member of the Cree IT Solution Delivery team, the HCM Solution Architect will be responsible for partnering with internal technology teams and external vendors to ensure strategic alignment of systems and tools to integrated, best practice, value-driven business processes. This role is also expected to provide hands-on technical design and development services as required, converting business requirements into robust and scalable global solutions aligned with CREE’s broader enterprise architecture and integration strategies as well as executing on technical analysis and development activities in support of key project, enhancements, and critical incidents.Heavy emphasis will be placed on Oracle and Kronos application design, development and systems integration.   What can Cree do for you? - Provide a high visibility role as part of transformational projects and programs - Showcase your skills at the global enterprise level - Provide career growth opportunities within a thriving organization  What can you do for Cree? - Provide technical expertise and consulting to HCM related projects and enhancements within our solution delivery function. - Enable strong user adoption and value realization with easy, intuitive, and effective self-service solutions and tools. - Serve as a subject matter expert and empower users to leverage HCM solutions to mature capabilities for stakeholders and employees. - Create, design and maintain solution architecture documents at high quality standards. - Govern the integrations of global HCM solutions and their integration partners. - Research new technologies to optimize current solutions and scale them for the future adhering to IT architecture principles and applying industry best practices. - Utilize your knowledge and experience for innovative cloud/mobile solution and deployment architecture. - Utilize your deep understanding of software design principles in creating custom software solutions or modifying existing solutions including integrations. - Provide technical expertise in the selection, development, implementation and support of future cloud-based global HCM platforms and solutions (i.e. Workday, Oracle, or Kronos). - Manage delivery of assigned solutions and tasks on time, within budget and to customer expectations. - Work within fast paced and dynamic team focused on delivering high quality solutions that enable our business partners’ success.   What you need for success? - Experience with manufacturing organizations, ideally in the Industrial Electronics and Electrical Equipment industry. - 7+ years of progressive IT experience providing technical design, development, and integration services for Oracle environments with broad exposure to HR, Time and Attendance, Payroll and Learning and Development processes - At least 3 years’ experience architecting and implementing cloud-based HR, Payroll and Learning and Development solutions - Demonstrated expertise in Oracle ERP technology stacks, including Oracle Forms and OA Framework (Java / HTML) development, Oracle SQL & Oracle PL/SQL, Oracle ADF, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle JDeveloper, Oracle Workflow, Common Web Services standards and implementations. - Proven ability to architect the integration of distributed business solutions whether deployed on premise or in public or private cloud. - Strong problem-solving skills with excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Results-focused and highly customer and employee experience oriented. - Ability to work within a 24/7 environment across multiple time zone. Skills and certifications - Oracle EBS r12 (Core, CWB, OAB, SSHR) required - Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related fields - Kronos Time and Attendance strongly preferred - Learning Management Systems strongly preferred - At least 3 years’ experience working with middleware/integration architectures with various web services (i.e. JSON, REST, SOAP,  XML) - Mobile-specific architecture skills, experience across mobile/table application platforms (i.e. iOS, Android, and/or Hybrid applications)
Requisition ID
2017-5489

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