Control Systems Engineer (On Contract)

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Date: Jul 13, 2024

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 410501

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62808


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 Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.


The specific job responsibility will be dependent upon the active project and may include but not be limited to:
•    Design, develop and implement process controls solutions for Engineering and Manufacturing processes.
•    Evaluate existing control strategies and propose enhancements.  Optimize or retrofit existing processes through modern control strategies such as optimal control, robust control, adaptive control, or model predictive control. 
•    Work closely with manufacturing to define appropriate controls hardware platforms/systems for implementing process control solutions
•    Develop PLC/HMI/I&C construction documents including P&IDs, network architecture diagrams, control panel layouts and wiring diagrams, installation details, loop drawings, and technical specifications.
•    Develop and apply process controls skills to implement solutions in PLC/DCS environments.
•    Implement, test, and troubleshoot developed process control strategies. 
•    Develop in-depth knowledge of existing processes to identify process control optimization opportunities and write proposals to initiate control projects. 
•    Work with process subject matter experts and apply process data analysis skills to gain fundamental understanding of manufacturing processes.
•    Work closely with experienced professionals in multi-disciplined teams to design, develop and implement solutions for manufacturing processes  
•    Utilize statistical analysis to design for process capability 
•    Lead projects and work in a multi-disciplinary research, development, and engineering environment to identify opportunities for advanced controls. 
•    Leverage optimization techniques to improve process performance and efficiency.
•    Facilitate the transfer of new process control technologies into manufacturing and provide training to manufacturing and engineering personnel. 
•    Document process control finding in technical reports. Generate intellectual property through invention disclosures and patent applications.


Required Skills                                                
•    Experience in practical application of process control, including process data analysis, system modeling/identification, and control loop design and tuning
•    Hands-On experience in PLC/HMI programming especially Allen Bradley. Experience in other brands such as Mitsubishi, Siemens, or Beckoff is a plus. 
•    Experience in electrical & control diagram design by using AutoCAD or EPLAN.
•    Experience in automation components such as servo drive, VFD, instrumentation, and etc.    
•    Familiar with control systems hardware and software integration system design, understanding of electrical codes & standards and electrical safety system design and implementation
•    Familiar with industrial communication protocols such as Ethernet/IP, ControlNet, Modbus, and OPC interface. 
•    Good understanding of Electrical Power Distribution for motors and drives’ operability and reliability
•    Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with analytical and problem solving skills
•    Strong process-oriented mindset, be able to understand process dynamics and design appropriate control scheme
•    Strong verbal and written skills in English, able to prepare and present proposal effectively
•    Functions well on projects and team initiatives as well as independent assignments.  Results-oriented individual with a track record of meeting commitments and managing time well.
•    Flexibility to adapt to changing environment; be a change agent to help others through change 


Education & Experience  
•    Bachelor or Master in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering related majors with heavy coursework focus on Controls, Data Analytics or Optimization.
•    2 -5 years of experience in industry on manufacturing processes. New graduates with related internship experience will be considered

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