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Process Development Engineer

at Cree in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Process Development Engineer II

Job Summary

This job opportunity is for an entry level Process Engineer with an interest and aptitude for a wide range of electronics packaging processes in a manufacturing environment. The ideal candidate would be familiar with one or more of the following process areas: solder attach, sinter attach, pick and place, wire bonding, polymer encapsulation/potting materials, or molding.

What can Wolfspeed do for you?

  • Opportunity to apply technical skills in an organization with the highest performing SiC power devices and modules in the world
  • Grow new technologies, lead and create a real impact on the power and energy industries such as electric vehicles, and make a global difference, advance your breadth of knowledge and experience
  • Work on a wide range of high performance products in cross-discipline teams
  • Join an elite performing group with the opportunity to work with the best of the best

What can you do for Wolfspeed?


  • Develop electronics packaging production processes such as, vacuum reflow soldering, sintering, wire bonding, potting, plastic molding, etc.

  • Provide technical and engineering support to the manufacturing team

  • Develop and conducts statistical analysis such as Design of Experiments (DOE) and Statistical Process Control (SPC) targeting process optimization and high yield process controls for specific electronics packaging manufacturing processes

  • Recommend and implement equipment and process modifications to improve production efficiencies, manufacturing techniques and production yields for existing products and processes – lead and/or assist in setting up such equipment

  • Interact with product design engineers to ensure that processes and designs are compatible and optimized for future products

What you need for success


  • This is a technical engineering position and requires a BS in Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or a relevant BS degree in Physics. Applicants with an M.S. degree in the above majors will also be given consideration.

  • 0 to 5 years electronics processing experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Aptitude for hands-on use of laboratory equipment, processing equipment, building prototypes, etc.

  • Knowledge of advanced packaging materials

  • Willingness for learning many of the following processes: wire bond interconnects, vacuum solder reflow attaches, brazing, epoxies, power substrates, laser processing, hermetic seam sealing, ceramic/metal packages, electrolytic and electroless plating, CNC machining

  • Technical project planning

  • Excellent communication skills (i.e. verbal, written, and presentation)

  • Excellent team player

Preferred Qualifications


  • Aptitude or experience working in a cleanroom environment

  • Familiarity or experience in one or more of the following areas: power electronics/modules packaging processes, tools, and equipment, statistical analysis tools and software, engineering design tools such as SolidWorks, COMSOL, ANSYS, etc., mechanical and/or electrical systems.

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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Job Posting: JC191386014

Posted On: Sep 02, 2021

Updated On: Nov 04, 2021