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MES Technical Leader

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Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 52253


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.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.


The MES Technical Lead role will be responsible for working with business leaders and users as well as IT resources to define, develop, implement and support standardized Camstar MES solutions across a global environment.


Key responsibilities:

  • Strategic view and understanding of Camstar to lead design efforts across Corning. Set best practices and develop Corning architecture in Camstar MES.
  • Design, implement and support Camstar systems in accordance to standard Corning IT practices
  • Strong technical understanding and hands-on experience with Camstar modeling and development tools: Designer, Portal, CIO
  • Strong technical understanding and hands-on experience with various technical capabilities like .Net, AJAX, T-SQL, Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Server BI components, etc‚
  • Engage with internal/external customers to analyze requirements from a business and systems perspective by interpreting business goals and objectives and translating them into technical solutions. Strong understanding of ERP, MES, shop floor controls and how they integrate together to provide a complete solution to the plant.
  • Ensure that MES work is completed on schedule and that impacts to manufacturing systems are thoroughly documented and communicated by serving as the MES lead on global projects.
  • Create specifications for developers to use as direction for development.


Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding of Manufacturing Execution Systems and specifically Camstar modeling and designer
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of industry best practices in application development
  • In-depth knowledge of source code management systems
  • In-depth knowledge of relational databases


Desired Skills:

  • Strong communication, presentation, organizational, facilitation and negotiation skills (including ability to ‚ translate between business and technology needs).
  • Proven track record of implementing IT solutions that make meet business demands and are technically sound.
  • Ability to continuously prioritize and multitask efficiently.
  • Ability to influence decisions with critical thinking based upon experience and grasp of the strategic intent of the project.


Education & Experience:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science /Systems Management/IT Related field
  • 10+ years‚ experience using programming languages
  • Experience working with IT systems in a 24/7 manufacturing environment


Travel: Ability to accommodate travel up to 10%.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte