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Cree Equipment Engineering Manager - Etch/Wets in Marcy, New York

At Wolfspeed, we do amazing things in a human way.

We know that the achievements of our organization are due to the passion, hard work and creativity of our employees. We celebrate different perspectives to foster excellence across our organization, and our goal is to make diversity a foundation of what we do. We are proudly building an environment where you can bring your authentic self to work.

  • Enjoy doing things that people say can’t be done? Innovation is at the center of everything we do.
  • Hate red tape? We remove roadblocks instead of creating them.
  • Working parent? We provide childcare assistance and paid parental leave.
  • Student? We offer continuing education assistance.
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Here’s the Gist:

In this role you will manage a team of equipment engineers and technicians as you work to maintain semiconductor equipment, ensuring minimal equipment downtime and optimizing productivity. This position is focused on the Etch and Wets process modules and will work cross functionally to provide continuous improvement in cycle time, tool availability, and cost.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Provide guidance and strategic direction to a team of 15+ engineers and technicians, while driving results in the implant module
  • Manage the installation, preventative maintenance, and repair of semiconductor fabrication equipment
  • Conduct postmortem analysis of > 24-hour tool down, wafer scrap, or wafer scrap near misses
  • Manage area budget goals
  • Support and influence 5S methodology, ensuring the workplace is clean, uncluttered, safe and well organized to reduce waste and optimize productivity
  • Work closely with process engineering and production staff to improve overall quality metrics for the fab, SPC, Scrap, Rework, and cost reduction
  • Play an active part in the recruitment and growth of the Implant Equipment team as we scale the Mohawk Valley Fab

This Job is Right for You if You Have (Minimum Requirements):

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in semiconductor support/repair services and team management in the diffusion and/or bond & grind area
  • Understanding of semiconductor processes and equipment, particularly with diffusion toolsets
  • This role may require additional duties and/or assignments as designated by management.

To put it legally – Wolfspeed is an equal opportunity employer.

We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other protected status as required by law.

The posted salary range is what Wolfspeed reasonably expects to pay for this position. Actual pay for a hired applicant will be determined based on the individual’s job-relevant qualifications, experience, and other determinative factors. In the event it is determined that a different job level upon hire is warranted then that range will be communicated to the hired applicant as soon as reasonably practicable.

Compensation Range:

$114,000.00 - $156,000.00

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.


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 are leading the industry through unrivaled expertise and capacity.


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