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Engineering Lab Technician

Company: Wolfspeed, Inc.
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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.
  • Looking for community? There are many ways to get involved, from Employee Resource Groups to local outreach.

    Here's the Gist

    As a Lab Technician for the Power Applications Engineering Lab, you will be responsible for maintaining a topnotch lab and supporting engineers by soldering, assembling PCBs, designing and building test setups and demonstrations and conducting testing. An ideal candidate would have experience organizing and maintaining a lab that is used by numerous internal engineers as well as hosting customer visits.

    The Day-to-Day
    • Assembly and rework of PCB assemblies with SMT and through-hole devices
    • Create and maintain organization of parts and equipment in the lab
    • Assist engineering staff with various hands-on and logistical needs
    • Mechanical fabrication of fixtures, enclosures, and test stands
    • Ordering, restocking, and maintaining lab components, tools and equipment
    • Performing electrical, mechanical, and thermal testing

      This Job is Right for You if You Have (Minimum Requirements)
      • Associates degree in electrical engineering technology or similar
      • Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects
      • 5 years of experience working in an electrical design/development lab, ideally in the field power electronics or drives
      • Experience assembling PCBs and soldering SMT devices
      • Ability to design and implement basic circuits to support test needs
      • Strong written and oral communication skills
      • Must posses good hand dexterity, be able to lift 40lbs, and walk or stand most of a shift.

        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.

        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.

Keywords: Wolfspeed, Inc., Durham , Engineering Lab Technician, Engineering , Durham, North Carolina

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