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Director of Applications Engineering - Cree, Cary-Durham, NC
Cree is looking for a worldwide leader of Applications Engineering for the LED Product Business Unit. The leader is responsible for a matrixed group of global field and factory applications engineers, including North American and Asian technology centers. The leader will own all aspects of Applications Engineering and will be a key leader focused on developing and enabling growth strategies for the LED Products division.
Duties and responsibilities
Manages, directly or indirectly, teams of employees that are dedicated to the Applications Engineering team
Leads the effort to develop, organize, and deploy technical product applications information and processes to the field
Participates and leads pre-sales support for new products ensuring our customers can quickly adopt our latest LED technologies.
Develops distribution partner application training strategies, and ensures that our distribution partners have the most up-to-date information
Distills and deploys best known methods to the global field applications teams to drive business growth
Manages Cree's global applications labs and ensures consistency between sites
Oversees Cree's participation in global standards boards
Takes a lead role in strategic customer meetings, and owns solving any applications related items.Desired Skills and ExperienceBS/MS in engineering is required. 20%-40% travelDemonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills. Ability to expose, resolve, and/or lead the resolution of problems urgently.
Must have demonstrated global leadership experience, preferably in semiconductor market
5+ years of customer-facing semiconductor applications engineering experience
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