AFR Application Engineer

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Date: Jul 17, 2024

Location: Avon, FR, 77215

Company: Corning

Corning is an American group with more than 172 years of existence, which is recognized for its innovations in high glass technologies. Today it has around 60,000 employees around the world working in numerous activities.

At Corning, our commitment to innovation led to the invention of the Advanced-Flow™ Reactor (AFR), a continuous chemical reactor used in the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and fine chemicals industries. The AFR activity is looking for a person with a strong interest in chemistry and chemical engineering to support our clients as an Application Engineer.

You will be the key contact for our customers from the R&D phase to industrial scale-up.


Your mission will be:

• Understand the customer's process, consult them in the selection of equipment and lead the transfer of technology from batch to continuous.

• Manage the start-up of our equipment for our customers (commissioning, training, test monitoring, data analysis, equipment process, optimization proposal)

• Lead the development of our continuous flow processes by promoting, managing and developing Corning's applications laboratories

• Collaborate with AFR engineering, sales and marketing teams.

We are looking for candidates with Master degree or a PhD in organic chemistry, supplemented by experience as a Research Engineer or Application Engineer.


Skills :

Strong skills in organic chemistry

Knowledge of automation/process control is a plus

Practical technical problem-solving skills

Fluent English/French

Fluency in another language would be a plus


Know-how :

- Passionate about science/technology

- Relational skills (communication, listening)

- Ability to work in an international context

- Autonomy and proactivity in changing environments

- Analytical skills when dealing with customer issues

- Adaptation, integration and teamwork skills


Travel of up to 30%

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