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Date: Nov 19, 2022

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US, 31520

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58346

 

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 

Scope of Position:

Apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices to effectively accomplish technical assignments and projects. Makes decisions independently based upon sound engineering and scientific methods. Actively participates within and beyond department boundaries to resolve important process and product issues. Enhances manufacturing capabilities through the implementation of new ideas and methods. Independently executes projects to fulfill department goals and objectives in the areas of cost reduction, productivity gains, process flow, capacity increases, scrap reduction and process and product enhancements.

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Support cable manufacturing in an around-the-clock production environment by gathering and analyzing data, troubleshooting equipment and process issues, developing solutions for re-occurring problems, and identifying opportunities for increasing efficiency.
  • Initiate and implement process or equipment improvements in order to reduce scrap/cost, increase run rates, reduce changeover times, or improve overall product performance and quality through the application of engineering principles.
  • Manage all aspects of bringing new equipment or processes into production, including preparation of financial justification, designing, specifying, purchasing, as well as tracking all spending related to the project.
  • Develop maintenance and operator training documentation, conducting equipment qualification and initial training of production personnel, and making provisions for repair parts stocking levels as needed.
  • Formally document all aspects of the project, including updates to production procedures
  • Provide processing support during product development, develop plans as to how the equipment/processes will be employed into production and ensure that the new technology is repeatable in a production environment prior to transfer.

 

Travel Requirements: Less than 5 %
Hours of work: M-F, 8am-5pm, support off shift as needed

 

Required Education: Mechanical, Materials, Industrial Engineering concentration preferred.

Required Years and Area of Experience: At least one semester completed

 

Required Skills:

  • Strong technical fundamentals with process or lean engineering skills
  • Ability to collaborate across organizational boundaries and integrate solutions
  • Results-oriented and high commitment
  • Ability to learn new technology and processes quickly
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Creative/innovative problem solving

 

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Interpersonal skills – engaging, enabling, open
  • Strong organizational skills

 

This role 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, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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