Process 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.

Are you interested in “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We pursue our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Creative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons extraordinary professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the continent's fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.

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.

Scope of Position:
  • Lead projects, including the oversight all aspects of bringing new equipment into production, preparation of financial justification, designing, specifying, purchasing, achievement of established targets, required documentation, and tracking all spending related to the project.
  • Leads, Co-Leads or supports attribute improvement projects, cost reduction projects or equipment upgrades.
·Support product/process/equipment activities as a key partner and receiving, helping to ensure the success of the targeted effort, and seamlessly integrating into production.
  • Act with urgency to close out assigned projects by deadlines.
  • Consistently and effectively communicates issues, concepts, and opportunities to partners.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Process ownership, including the achievement process improvement and cost reduction targets through deep process understanding and rigorous data analysis.
  • Work with operators, team leaders and peers to develop and implement process, equipment, or safety improvements into manufacturing.
  • Meet the day-to-day process support and related problem-solving needs of the department, while stabilizing the need for project success to move the department forward, and
  • Support the transfer of new technology, materials, or processes from development to production. Including direct support of processing during product development
  • Ensure all production and maintenance documentation are in place and current, including, SOP's, PM's, solving problems guides and calibration.

Travel Requirements: You can expect travel less than 10% of the time.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Your typical work schedule will be 8-5pm M-F although you should expect to have flexibility for off shift and weekend coverage is expected to support project assignments including overtime.

Required Education and Experience:

You should have a B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Materials, or Industrial Engineering with 5+ years of engineering work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. Exposure to Lean and Six Sigma principles as well as:

  • Ability to learn new technology and processes quickly.
  • Use of the scientific method to develop, test, and prove hypotheses.
  • Creative/innovative problem solving.
  • Strong technical fundamentals with process engineering skills.
  • Able to collaborate across organizational boundaries and integrate solutions.
  • Results oriented and high commitment.
  • Can take routine data retrieval and analysis and develop a standard methodology.
  • Able to handle multiple complex tasks and set priorities with multiple internal customers.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, including formulas and graphing functions.
  • Practical experience with basic statistics, familiarity with advanced statistical methods.
  • Demonstrated leadership or collaboration in accomplishing common goals.
  • Basic knowledge of Six Sigma (DMAIC) methodology.
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.

 

 

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.

Company
Corning
Posted
11/14/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Corning, NY 14830, US