Industry Sector

Plastics & Chemicals

1.5X

average U.S. sector concentration

75K+

Sector Jobs in North Carolina

2.5K+

Plastic & Chemical Establishments

Industry Sector

Plastics & Chemicals

1.5X

AVERAGE U.S. SECTOR CONCENTRATION​

75K+

Sector Jobs in North Carolina

2.5K+

Plastic & Chemical Establishments

The Future is Now

North Carolina leads in the innovation of plastics and chemicals, producing materials that excel in quality while benefiting the environment. Utilized in various applications like vehicles and medical equipment, the state focuses on pioneering more efficient and eco-friendly manufacturing methods. The industry’s evolution is creating numerous opportunities for rewarding careers that positively impact our planet.

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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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