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Mechanical Assembler



Surf City, NC, USA · Siler City, NC, USA · North Carolina, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

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Who we’re looking for:

Wolfspeed’s Materials Business is seeking a skilled and reliable mechanical assembler to join our growing team. As a mechanical assembler, you will be responsible for assembling various mechanical components and products according to specifications and instructions. You will also perform quality checks, troubleshoot assembly issues, and maintain a clean and safe work environment.

To be successful as a mechanical assembler, you should have a strong mechanical aptitude, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently or as part of a team. You should also be familiar with using hand tools, power tools, and reading blueprints and diagrams. You must be willing to work a 12-hour manufacturing shift on either our Front End or Back End Days shift pattern.

This posting is for a position that will directly support operations at the John Palmour Manufacturing Center for Silicon Carbide, our expansion site in Siler City, NC. The person in this role will train at our Durham, NC headquarters initially and will move over to the new site once ready, estimated Fall 2024

The Day-to-Day:

  • Read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, and instructions to assemble mechanical products and components

  • Use hand tools, power tools, and machines to fasten, connect, and install parts and components

  • Test and inspect assembled products and components for quality and functionality

  • Identify and report any defects, errors, or malfunctions

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area and follow safety and hygiene standards

  • Keep track of inventory and supplies and report any shortages or needs

  • Collaborate and communicate with other assemblers, supervisors, and engineers

This Job is Right for You if You Have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Technical knowledge and ability to read blueprints, diagrams, and instructions

  • Experience working with hand tools, power tools, and machines

  • Basic math and measurement skills

  • Good problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects and stand for long periods

  • Willingness to learn and follow instructions

  • Willingness to work a 12-hour manufacturing shift on a compressed day shift schedule.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in mechanical assembly is preferred, but not required.

This role may require additional duties and/or assignments as designated by management.

This role requires the lawful ability to access technical data, information, and areas controlled by United States export control laws and regulations. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship by the Company.

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.