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Material Process Engineer

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Date: Jul 18, 2019

Location: Shanghai, China, CN

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 32143


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality 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 Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.

Purpose of the Position:

  • Support Corning glass / ceramic technology development and manufacturing process development in Asia.
  • Develop MTE Asia Material Science and Engineering team technical capability and competence to meet Corning Asia’s growth.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Conduct process improvement experiments and manufacturing studies. Statistics analysis of manufacturing and experimental data to find process upset root causes and appropriate solution. Utilize data analysis techniques to reduce cycle time, improve manufacturing efficiency, reduce loss, and implement improved processes and new products.
  • Process engineering study and implementation of final products, final inspection, data collection, and quality controls to meet customer specifications
  • Defining and analyzing material performance, process capability and requirements, co-work on stage 2-3 testing and stage 4-5 technology migration.
  • Transfer technology to divisions and manufacturing plants with full implementation of training and documentation systems (Standard Operation Procedures, Process Set-points and Training)
  • Job requires periodic travel to Corning Incorporated and vendors locations in Asia and USA for process development of new products, new operation and process improvement projects
  • Increase customers’ awareness of process control efforts, methodology and process analysis techniques.
  • Work with research, development and manufacturing teams for new processes and product development and introductions.


Education & Experience

  • MSc Degree or Ph.D. in engineering or science field- Material, Chemical, Applied chemistry or Applied materials with strong analytical statistics and mathematics.
  • Experience in materials processing: Batching, Melting, Forming, Extrusion, Cutting and etc.
  • Experience in development of ceramic and glass materials, engineering of the new materials or new applications, designing new material processes and migration to mass production.
  • Experience in materials defect understanding and defect characterization.


Required Skills

  • Fundamental understanding of glass, ceramic and glass ceramic physical properties and defect analysis / understanding skills.
  • Material phase transformation testing, analysis and experiment.
  • Operation on SEM, TEM, XRD, TGA and material analysis instruments.
  • Research on ceramic material characteristic, heat transfer, sintering and electric chemistry.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese