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Network Engineer

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Controls Network Engineer Scope of PositionThe Controls Network Engineer will be responsible for supporting the network infrastructure of the electrical control systems within the manufacturing facility. Modern day control systems are increasingly utilizing Ethernet based networks for communications between PLCs and devices. This role will include leading projects to upgrade and optimize this network infrastructure and serve as a consultant for the rest of the controls engineering team for these IT systems.Day to Day Responsibilities: • Maintain an accurate network map of control systems within the facility.• Assist controls engineers and technicians with the troubleshooting of network related issues. Ensure high availability of controls IT systems.• Investigate opportunities to optimize network traffic flow and eliminate reoccurring issues.• Support software services that are integrated with the controls network. This includes OPC systems, data collection, HMI servers, and other Rockwell FactoryTalk services platforms.• Actively lead or participate during the design, fabrication, acceptance testing, installation and start-up phases of controls related projects.• Implement network monitoring techniques to allow for fundamental understanding of network traffic and issues when they occur.• Work with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, operations and maintenance staff to support manufacturing processes and equipment.• Support data collection systems and work with users to gather requirements for production needs.• Provide ownership of automated backup and compare utility for software version management software.• Project receivership for new control systemsTravel Requirements:
  • You can expect less than 10% travel.
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:Your typical work schedule will be 8-5pm M-F although you should expect to have flexibility to support project assignments including overtime. Required Education and Experience:

You should have a Bachelor’s Degree (Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science highly preferred) along with 5+ years of industry experience as well as:

• Technical background in Engineering or Information Technology• Ability to troubleshoot network issues, strong troubleshooting skills• Proficiency with network monitoring techniques• Design of Ethernet network systems• Ability to troubleshoot basic electrical circuits• Programming skills• Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating systems• Project leadership skills• Experience in a manufacturing environment• Strong organizational skills


Desired Skills:

• Knowledge of PLCs, preferably Allen-Bradley Family

• Ability to program ladder logic

• Experience developing HMIs

• Database experience (SQL)

• Electrical design and troubleshooting skills

• Experience with FANUC Robots

• Knowledge of OSI PI or RSLinx (or other OPC services)

• Project management Soft Skills:

• Technical curiosity

• Collaborate with diverse team members

• Self-motivated with high initiative

• Strong communication skills

• Process oriented and customer focused


Soft Skills:

Your verbal and written communication skills as well as attention to detail and ability to handle ambiguity will be significant skills for success. We value a positive teammate who is customer-focused, open and approachable to effectively collaborate in teams in a multi-cultural environment and across all levels of our organization.

  • Are you able to lead and influence others (suppliers, commercial partners etc)?
  • Are you a self-starter with the technical curiosity to learn new things and bring forth new ideas?
  • Does your flexibility and dedication to succeed support a positive can do attitude?

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.




Pay Grade: Grade B (B) 

Employee Referral Amount: $1,000.00

Full time
Erwin, NY 14870, US