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Furnace Design Engineer - MTE, Coring, NY

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Date: Dec 26, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46017



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 Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.



  • Join Corning’s glass melting engineering community to have the opportunity to work on a variety of melt technologies, compositions, products, and locations worldwide. Projects range from design improvement, builds/rebuilds, performance troubleshooting and new design migration.  Applications are diverse, for example Pharmaceutical Tubing, Gorilla Glass, and R&D platforms.



  • Apply engineering fundamentals and leverage experiments, data analyses, material evaluation, modeling to support manufacturing performance improvement through design, material changes or setup.
  • Develop and verify design concepts that enable new compositions or platform capabilities to maintain Corning’s competitive position.
  • Technical and/or project leadership for melt design projects across Corning divisions.
  • Mentor the next generation of melting design engineers.


Required Skills:

  • Strong engineering fundamentals and technical curiosity to learn, engage, and drive solutions and advance technology.
  • Understanding of glass melting systems: batch, melting, delivery, and pollution abatement. 
  • Ability to build relationships and work across organizational boundaries, businesses and cultures.
  • Strong project skills for appropriate planning and execution
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Education and Experience:

  • MS or PhD in Mechanical, Chemical, or Materials engineering
  • >5 years’ experience in glass melting industry process, design, project management



  • Dependent on type of work and project but may range from 25 to 50%. 


Apply today!


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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