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Electrical Controls Engr

Date: Mar 13, 2019

Location: Hickory, NC, US, 28601

Company: Corning

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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Scope of role:

The position is responsible for integration of equipment such as extruders, yarn spinners, water cooling troughs, reel take-up / pay-off equipment, measurement equipment, and other cable processing equipment on lab development lines and production lines. Programming languages that are used include, but are not limited to, Giddings and Lewis, Allen Bradley and Siemens. In addition, the position would also work project teams to gather data on recently transferred products / processes to determine how the new product / process is performing on a statistical basis to aid technology.


Travel Requirements:

Up to 10%


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

Basic work hours are 40hrs/week; 8am-5pm


Required Education:

BS: Electrical Engineering or other relevant degree with a GPA of 3.5 or better


Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years
  • Familiarity with equipment integration techniques with HMI and or PI process data analysis a plus.
  • Experience in computer aided design for electrical drawings. Familiarity with Autodesk a plus. • Technical design of control systems.
  • Modification of the control systems based off of data analysis.
  • Individual must be capable of executing project assignments in a team based environment with minimal supervision.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory