Mechanical Engineer

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Date: May 28, 2024

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62380


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Keep close contact with Division Engineering and plant partners for timely communication and issue resolution.
  • Lead equipment continuous improvement about AR/ETC coating process, maintain the stability and consistency of production.
  • New technology/improvement development that lead the market and achieve Corning's low-cost/high-quality strategy.
  • Project management leadership of project with intermediate scope, include but not limited to project planning, resources, AR initiation, spending control, production scale up.
  • Develop partnerships with process/control teams for technology development & fundamental understanding.
  • Partner with plant engineering for effective implementation of process or process / controls changes.
  • Provide higher level engineering support for plant troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Build effective relations and interactions with internal/external customers and stakeholders.


Education & Experience  

  • BS/MS degree or above in Vacuum mechanical, Mechanical, or Mechatronics.
  • Prefer following design abilities: Vacuum chamber and target system design, vacuum design of gas and magnetic field distribution, independent design for large-scale automation projects.
  • 7+ years’ experience on the position of Vacuum mechanical Engineer in manufacturing environment, including 2+ years in multi-national company.
  • Ability to independently create 2D and 3D drawings
  • Experiences in working with and/or supervising project teams.
  • 2+ years supervisory experience preferred.


Required Skills                                                

  • Familiar with Equipment principle of PVD coating, spray coating and related thin film deposition process methods.
  • Ability to independently create 2D and 3D drawings.
  • Vacuum chamber and target system design, independent design for large-scale automation projects.  
  • Have fundamental understanding about AR/ETC coating process, have the experience of new solvent/solute qualification.
  • Have cost reduction, yield improvement, capacity expansion and trouble-shooting experience.
  • Rich troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills.
  • Has curiosity, loves to study, and the ability to continuously learn.
  • Used structured problem-solving methods such as DMAIC,KT,DOE lead problem solving and process improvement.


Desired Skills  

  • Project management experience
  • Understanding of equipment mechanical operations and control
  • Understanding of DMAIC, Lean and Six-Sigma methods and tools
  • Good oral and written communication skill, including in English


Soft Skills                                                

  • Strong ownership of achieving plant goal
  • Sense of urgency and creativity to handle project issues and adapt plan to meet objectives
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing environment; be a change agent to help others through change
  • Customer oriented; meets customer needs with quality results
  • Positive working attitude in team
  • Cross-cultural Sensitivity



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