Industry Sector

Automotive, Truck, and Heavy Machinery

250+

Automotive Manufacturers

20

Top 100 Global OEM Auto Parts Suppliers

$10B+

New Investments Since 2020

Sector

Automotive, Truck, and Heavy Machinery

250+

Automotive Manufacturers

20

Top 100 Global OEM Auto Parts Suppliers

$10B+

New Investments Since 2020

The Evolution is Here

North Carolina’s automotive sector is transitioning from traditional fuels to innovative technologies through collaborations between established companies and startups. This shift towards sustainable and efficient vehicles positions the state as a leader in shaping the future of transportation.

Sector Spotlight: Driving the Future

Interactive Introduction (15 Minutes)
Learn about how North Carolina’s automotive, truck, and heavy machinery sector is transitioning from gasoline to electric innovation.

Explore Exciting, High-Demand Careers in North Carolina's Advanced Manufacturing Industry

Operator

Operators contribute to crafting the essential ingredients fueling the endeavors of inventors, innovators, and creators shaping a cleaner, brighter future. They expertly oversee the production line, ensuring seamless operations and driving progress forward.

Equipment Technician

Equipment technicians play a pivotal role in overseeing and enhancing manufacturing equipment and processes. As integral members of the Equipment team, they are responsible for managing equipment startup, modifications, upgrades, troubleshooting, and maintenance across production and research and development systems.

Maintenance Specialist

Maintenance specialists proactively maintain production and research and development systems, collaborating closely with equipment technicians, equipment engineering, process engineering, and other teams to achieve Wolfspeed’s objectives.

Factory Automation Technician

As valued members of the Factory Automation Equipment team, factory automation technicians prioritize safety protocols and boast a track record of proven safety practices. Their responsibilities encompass equipment startup, as well as the implementation of engineering modifications and upgrades.

Process Technician

Process technicians collaborate closely with the Engineering team to refine and validate new processes and tool sets. Additionally, they meticulously document and report any process issues or equipment malfunctions encountered during operations.

Material Handler

A material handler, integral to the Materials team, provides crucial support to the Crystal Growth Equipment Engineering and Maintenance group. Their primary responsibilities include the careful handling of high-value assets and strict adherence to safety protocols.

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