Sr. Process & Development Engineer

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Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61064


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 


Purpose of Position:

Provide technical leadership to the organization’s engineering efforts in support of development, continuous process improvement, cost reduction, quality, and production improvement efforts while driving for fundamental understanding in all aspects of glass forming processes.


Qualifications, Education and Experience:

• Bachelor of Science degree in ceramic, materials or chemical engineering or related field.

• 10+ year’s experience in technical / engineering field w/ track record of process improvement and development successes

• Strong knowledge of engineering problem solving tools, such as: DMAIC, error proofing, scientific method, KT.

​​​​​ Must understand hypothesis testing, experiment planning and statistical analysis

• Demonstrated technical project leadership skills and experience

• Proven ability to present and communication across all levels of the organization

• *US Citizenship


*In order to comply with Corning’s government contract requirements at this location, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will need to provide documentation of your U.S. citizen status. 


Key Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Lead projects aimed at achieving manufacturing performance targets for both new and existing


• Define process limitations based on current equipment and process capabilities and

   recommend how to eliminate such limitations.

• Lead efforts to gain fundamental understanding on key processes to allow for continuous   

   improvement, yield improvement and cost reduction.

• Coach and mentor newer engineering personnel as appropriate to build and leverage skill sets

   to enhance effectiveness of engineering group.

• Lead and support critical engineering and development projects that also support the plant’s

   goals long term objectives.



This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is $103,603.00 - $142,455.00.  Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


Corning Puts YOU First! 


We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 


  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions.
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career.
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals


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.


Nearest Major Market: Massena