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Process Engineer

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Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: Big Flats, NY, US, 14814

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49050


Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a 166-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning Valor™ Glass is an example of a life-changing innovation purpose-built to store and protect injectable medicines. Corning is also a global leader in pharmaceutical tubing, manufacturing a variety of clear and amber glass tubing that is converted by our customers into vials, cartridges, ampules and syringes.

Scope of Position: 
• Supporting manufacturing (both process and equipment) to meet production commitments 
• Improving existing manufacturing processes, equipment and capabilities 
• Supporting or leading continuous improvement activities, new product or process introductions and cost reduction projects 
• Working with other team members to solve difficult technical, engineering related problems 


Day to Day Responsibilities: 
• Provide problem solving support (both process and equipment) to production operations
• Train operations personnel on equipment and processes 
• Use rigorous processes and technical knowledge to build detailed technical understanding for key process steps 
• Assure safety of operators and equipment and comply with safety and environmental regulations 
• Function as a team member or team leader on focused projects 
• Trouble shoot material, process and equipment issues, identify root causes and implement corrective actions 
• Implement and document material, process and/or equipment changes 
• Use simple statistical tools and Designed Experiments (DOE) in process problem solving and process improvement 
• Assure quality and repeatability of processes and products 
• Support new product introductions through equipment upgrades, process validation, documentation and training 
• Develop SME knowledge of material, process and/or equipment in focused areas of manufacturing or engineering 


Work schedule:
• M-F, business hours; Flexible hours may be required to support off-hours experimentation/operations on weekends and evenings 


Required Education: 
• BS or MS in Engineering (Materials, Mechanical, Ceramics, Chemical, Electrical) 


Required Skills: 
• Character ethic, integrity and leadership 
• Creative/innovative problem solving 
• Strong technical fundamentals with process engineering skills 
• Able to collaborate across organizational boundaries and integrate solutions 
• Results oriented and high commitment 
• Able to handle multiple complex tasks and set priorities with multiple internal customers 
• Demonstrated leadership or teamwork in accomplishing common goals 
• Strong data analysis and interpretation skills 
• Practical experience with basic statistics 
• Basic knowledge of Six Sigma (DMAIC) methodology 


Desired Skills: 
• Six Sigma Green Belt trained 
• Manufacturing experience 


Soft Skills: 
• Strong written and verbal communication skills 
• Personal initiative and commitment 
• Organized with good planning and time management skills 
• Ability to build relationships within cross functional groups; team building skills 
• Positive attitude, flexible and good work ethic


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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