Semiconductor Production Worker - Fab (Silicon Dr.)

Job Description

Expand your career and learn new skills as a direct hire Semiconductor Production Worker in our Global Operations Fab at our Durham location. Wolfspeed, a Cree company, is currently looking for individuals who have a great work ethic and a desire to learn to be a part of our team. Successful candidates meet the requirements below:


Shifts: 12-hour days or 12-hour nights

Job Qualifications

Experience demonstrating mechanical aptitude and/or utilizing fine motor skills; for example, working with large equipment and machinery, assembly or reassembly

Must be comfortable wearing personal protective equipment (i.e. clean-room suit)

Comfortable working a clean room setting or in dirty and dusty conditions

Proven work history showing a strong work ethic and stability in previous positions

Ability to sit or stand for 12 hours at a time with the flexibility to work night or day shift

Basic computer and math skills

Ability to lift to 50 pounds

Reliable transportation available

Good communication skills, both written and oral; ability to read and write effectively

Able to read, write and speak English to effectively communicate to others in verbal and written form

No vision restrictions; without appropriate corrective lenses

Comfortable working around chemicals

Ability to multi-task and approach tasks with detail-oriented manner

Aptitude for handling repetitive tasks

High school diploma or equivalent/GED

Preferred Skills

2 years vocational or technical college training or 2+ years on the job knowledge

Prior military experience (within the last 10 years)

Experience using a microscope is beneficial


Job Responsibilities:

Performs a variety of functions in the production of semiconductor devices

Will set-up, operate, load, and monitor specialized equipment to ensure quality product is produced

May be responsible for monitoring equipment operation, maintaining supply levels, inspecting final product, cleaning the work environment, and performing light data entry

Will assist in setting up workstations and will following written or verbal process specifications in completing all assignments

May be required to work in a clean room environment and wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to eye protection, gloves and other department specific equipment

Checks and inspects results against predetermined tolerances

Will work a 12-hour night shift rotation unless business needs dictate a need for day shift availability

Push and/or lift to 50 pounds consistently

What a career at Cree as a Semiconductor Production Worker offers:

Full-time jobs! (this is NOT a temporary assignment)

A new starting wage of $13.50 per hour!

Shift differentials up to 10% on top of the starting base wage

Paid vacation and holidays

Health insurance benefits, ESPP, paid vacation/paid holidays, 401(k), full-service fitness center, on-site café

Safe work environment in a growing company and industry

Predictable / Consistent work shifts

Pay day every other Friday based on standard work schedule that is comprised of 80 hours straight pay + 4 hours overtime

Available voluntary overtime, pre-approved by your supervisor

Internal promotion opportunities!

Company Overview

Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

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.

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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