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Cree CG Maintenance Technician in Durham, North Carolina

Crystal Growth Equipment Maintenance Tech 

As a member of the Crystal Growth Equipment team, the person in this role will be responsible for performing equipment startup, modifications, upgrades, troubleshooting and maintenance on production and R&D systems. This role will interact directly with process engineering and other groups to meet department and Cree goals. Successful candidates will have a strong team mentality and strong communication skills. Candidates working in this area must exhibit and mandate safe working practices. This role will also be responsible for a diverse mixture of activities with a strong emphasis on hands-on mechanical assembly, high vacuum systems, and light electrical work. 


What can Cree | Wolfspeed do for you? 

Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem-solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit. Schedule: 12-Hour Rotating. This includes off shift hours and/or off days as the situation demands. 


What can you do for Cree?  

  • Provide equipment support to improve tool performance. 

  • Troubleshoot equipment malfunctions (to board level in some cases), determine corrective actions, and implement these actions. 

  • Performs electrical or mechanical troubleshooting to determine problems in non-functioning electro-mechanical equipment used in the manufacturing process. 

  • Dismantles, adjusts, repairs and assembles equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, rough sketches or drawings. 

  • Uses test and diagnostic equipment to perform checkouts. 

  • Rebuilds manufacturing equipment as required. 

  • Provide flexibility for 7 X 24 technical support for critical ongoing projects, installations, and repairs. 


What you need for success: 

  • Associates degree in an engineering or technology discipline or equivalent military experience. 

  • Strong hands-on based mechanical aptitude; using common hand and power tools and attention to detail. 

  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems. 

  • Ability to read and understand electrical wiring, block, and schematic diagrams. 

  • Ability and desire to learn new fields of discipline. 

  • Experience with MS Office Excel. 

  • Possess a strong work ethic and ability to manage time.  


Highly preferred skills and certifications:  

  • Knowledge of vacuum and gas delivery systems. 

  • Working knowledge of advanced electrical and electronic systems. 

  • Relevant direct hand’s on experience or education in a related high technology field. 

  • Semiconductor background. 

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.

Cree | Wolfspeed is a powerhouse semiconductor company focused on silicon carbide and GaN technologies.

After more than thirty years of forging new technology adoption and transformation, our Wolfspeed® power and radio frequency (RF) semiconductors and lighting class LEDs are leading the industry through unrivaled expertise and capacity.