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Sr. Reliability Engineer

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Date: Aug 31, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 52911


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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.


Purpose of of Position:

Automotive Glass Solution (AGS) business is inventing, making and selling innovative products for automotive glass applications. This includes interior displays, windshields, windows, roofs, HUD, etc... Leading the reliability of such products and processes is critical for business success.  The AGS Senior Reliability Engineer will report to Reliability Manager and contribute to the reliability efforts needed for AGS innovative programs. 


The Sr. Reliability Engineer will partner with Product and Process leaders and perform deep understanding of product performance requirements, manufacturing process and product design. The Sr. Reliability Engineer will also ensure the liaison with Modeling teams in order to provide recommendations and improve the performances.  The Sr. Reliability Engineer can leverage other reliability experts in order to execute reliability plans. A strong background in Fracture Mechanics or solid mechanics will help deliver the right support. This position has strong growth opportunity.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Own and lead specific reliability workstreams. Define, execute, and communicate reliability assessments, testing, understanding
  • Engage with both research and modeling teams to answer to customer requests
  • Build fundamental understanding
  • Develop reliability testing and characterization plans prioritized by reliability risk level
  • Recommend product design and process changes to improve reliability
  • Work with product development, manufacturing, commercial, and customers to understand and translate needs into reliability requirements
  • Translate applicable product standards/technical specification into reliability assessment
  • Regular reporting to the Reliability Manager and to internal stakeholders in order to execute and meet the overall reliability strategy


Travel Requirements:

  • Limited travels could be required (depending on projects) either to Asia or Europe


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 40 hours/ week Monday through Friday


Education and Experience:

  • Master of Science degree with specialization in solid mechanics or fracture mechanics
  • Experience in Automotive R&D or quality organization.
  • Experience in Modeling is required.


Required Skills: 

  • Fracture mechanics or Solid Mechanics
  • Deep understanding of materials damage mechanisms
  • Excellent written reporting -MS Office suite
  • Hands on experimental skills (design new experiments and improve existing ones)
  • Modeling skills (past experience in FEA)
  • Focused and rigorous application of scientific methods
  • Project Management experience


Desired Skills: 

  • Materials Science
  • Creativity
  • Background or past experience in glass and ceramics
  • Past experience in characterization Sciences
  • PhD in solid mechanics or fracture mechanics


Soft Skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Team work
  • Comfortable with risk and rapid changes in program
  • Comfortable with working on multiple projects
  • Good vision of the project big picture
  • Excellent organizational skills


This position supports 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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