Manufacturing Engineer Intern

CREE - Durham, NC3.4

InternshipEstimated: $62,000 - $82,000 a year
Job Description
Manufacturing Engineer Intern

Our commitment to excellence doesn’t stop with our technology, it extends to the people we hire. When you join Cree, you’ll find yourself immersed in a culture similar to any startup environment – fast decision making, passionate people and constant innovation.

What can Cree do for you?

Cree offers an extensive 12-week internship program that aligns with our new hiring model and talent development strategy. Students a part of our internship program will develop knowledge and skills across their areas of interest while gaining insight into unit operations. Additionally, you will have the ability apply academic concepts to real world business challenges. An intern has opportunity to be a key strategic contributor from the ground up.

What can you do for Cree?

Bring enthusiasm, creativity, and an open-mind to help strengthen our culture and build on our success
Bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face
Learn from an experienced team
Deepen your understanding of classroom concepts
Gain real-world experience

What you need for success:
Enrollment in an accredited collegiate program

Maintains a 2.5 GPA or above

Excellent communication skills

Relevant Experience

Ability to work without sponsorship now or in the future

Who You’ll Work With

As a Manufacturing Engineer Intern, you may have the chance to work with our Lighting, LED or Operations Teams with the following responsibilities:

Identify improvement opportunities in work instructions and work with the documentation team to make necessary changes
Work with the Operations Engineering Tech team to troubleshoot quality systems
Assist in the rollout of new products including recording quality and throughput improvement opportunities
Ensure metrics are recorded at assembly lines including identification of data trends
Perform time studies resulting in rebalancing of lines
Additional projects focused on the improvement of safety, quality, and throughput as needed at the supervisor’s discretion
Why Cree

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 apply 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.