Field Application Engineer – Cree

Munich, Germany.

We currently have an opening for a Field Application Engineer within our Power Sales group.  This position will be stationed at our European headquarters facility in Munich – Unterschleissheim, Germany.


The Field Application Engineer provides technical support to customers, convinces customers to use SiC power devices in designs, and converts opportunities into design wins in EMEA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with Sales account manager to aggressively win designs and grow revenue.
  • Qualify opportunity and determine if there is a fit for SiC power device.
  • Pre-sales support to convince customer of SiC system benefits and selling SiC’s value.
  • After Sales support with Quality support and design  optimization at customer side
  • Support the customer through the design cycle from sample, prototype, pilot, pre-production, to production with hardware debug, system level knowledge.
  • Sufficient technical knowledge to support field requests with minimal factory support.
  • Manage and train distribution FAEs.
  • Communicate effectively with factory for technical requests.
  • Provide customer feedback, application trends to Marketing for new product development.


  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering or similar with 3-5 yrs semiconductor FAE experience or similar work in an application laboratory.
  • Ability to communicate with customer application engineers on system level
  • Own design experience as development engineer
  • Set up of demo boards to verify circuits of customers in own lab
  • PCB Layout experienced and knowledge of simulation Tools LTSpice or similar
  • Experience in failure debugging
  • Understanding impact of EMI testing requirement, gate drive issues, bus bar design, parasitic, module concepts…..
  • Ability to travel frequently to customers to give onsite support
  • Fluent communication skills in English. German or Italian language skills are a plus.


  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering with 5-15yrs semiconductor FAE experience.
  • Experience related to customer support in high power applications (1kW-100kW, 600V to 1700V).

Apply here.

29 Aug