Controls Engineer

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Date: Jun 19, 2024

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230012

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63019


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


Purpose of the Position:
    Coordination in import of machine or auto assembly line established by external suppliers.
    Participate in existing machine upgrade, improvement of capacity, efficiency, yield rate.
    Provide electrical/controls engineering support to regional business production.


Day to Day Responsibilities:
    Support new technology migration through equipment installation, debug, process optimization and documentation.
    Support NPI in driving new equipment technology upgrade and engineering changes by evaluating the right specification, local regulations, time, and budget.
    Build and execute local automation design standard of electrical/controls.
    Develop electrical/controls basic, detail design delivering Drawing/Program/HMI/IO List etc.
    Follow up machine fabrication, installation, test electrical systems and provide engineering support to continuous improvement initiatives.
    Providing training and certification of operators and technicians.
    Interacting with Division and Plant technical resources to exchange and transfer technology of best practices.
    Implementing and enforcing procedures for maintaining a safe work environment.


Education & Experience  

    Bachelor’s degree or above, major in Electrical Engineering and Automation.
    8+ years’ work experience in automation engineering design.
    Familiar with PLC system design/programming.


Required Skills                                                

    Familiar with electrical system design with EPLAN/AutoCAD.
    Familiar with electrical component selection (PLC, circuit breaker, relay, power supply, inverter, servo, terminals, etc.)
    Strong skills of PLC and HMI programming mainly is AB Rockwell, Siemens.
    Familiar with Robot motion, vision system, ABB/FANAC is a Plus.
    Strong skills of problem definition and solving.
    Good English skill, able to communicate with English speakers via email or on the phone call.
    Logic thinking and detailed oriented.
    Strong ownership of achieving targets.
    Work independently and work well within team group.
    Be willing to travel up to 50%.


Desired Skills  

    Demonstrated project management skill.
    Knowledge of data analysis, trouble shooting and root cause finding with data driving.
    Presentation reporting skills.
    International & multi-culture communication, coordination, and follow-up ability.


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