Cree Global Distribution Technical Manager in Durham, North Carolina
The Global Distribution Technical Manager will serve as the global distribution technical expert for Wolfspeed Power & RF products and will develop and drive training, technical programs and content for all product lines. This manager will own the strategy to drive growth in design registrations, design wins, product revenue, and distribution mindshare for all product lines. The manager will interface with our global distribution partners including internal and external field applications engineers, field sales, channel marketing, and Cree | Wolfspeed business unit teams. They will drive execution of technical programs, resolve issues, and deliver results. This position will report to the Director of Channel Marketing.
Develop a technical training & certification program for distributors sales & FAEs.
Provide technical support, guidance, and training programs for distributor FAEs and technical support groups.
Develop and execute technical marketing campaigns via the distribution channel and serve as a two-way conduit between the channel and Cree.
Focus on identifying & removing technical barriers to accelerate design wins.
Assist the channel DFAEs with their goals of bringing design wins to revenue and support with strategic end customer visits.
Serve as a product evangelist at distribution events
Own ecosystem partnership strategy with the channel
Serve as the bridge between the business units, channel partners & sales teams
Electrical/Computer Engineering degree or equivalent technical training and experience
Experience in semiconductor Field sales/Applications or marketing
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse teams and lead global programs
The ability to lead and execute projects independently
Ability to work cross-functionally and influence adjacent business units
Strong communications skills: writing, speaking, organizing
Strong technical acumen, with the ability to communicate resolutions with customers
Strategic thinker and goal driven
Ability to understand our business strategy and align programs to achieve growth targets
Ability to analyze data/feedback and provide insights to continually improve processes
Ability to travel based upon business needs
Preferred Locations: Durham, NC
This role may require additional duties and/or assignments as designated by management.
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.
Cree | Wolfspeed is a powerhouse semiconductor company focused on silicon carbide and GaN technologies.
After more than thirty years of forging new technology adoption and transformation, our Wolfspeed® power and radio frequency (RF) semiconductors and lighting class LEDs are leading the industry through unrivaled expertise and capacity.