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Control Engineer

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Date: May 20, 2019

Location: Chengdu, China, CN

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 34450

 

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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Job Responsibilities:
 Specific job responsibilities will be dependent upon assigned projects 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 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.

Travel Requirements (please note if international):

  • Extensive travel (75+%) to Corning Incorporated and vendor locations in Asia, USA or Europe depending on project assignments