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Thermal Equipment Engineer

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Date: May 6, 2019

Location: Chengdu, China, CN

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 34164


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:

  • Responsible for thermal equipment engineering as primary focus and thermal process engineering as secondary focus. Thermal equipment engineering will be inclusive of mechanical design, prototyping, installation, acceptance, and start-up of thermal/fluid equipment across Corning Businesses
  • Grow technical competencies and expertise in equipment engineering supported for manufacturing with fundamental understanding
  • Possesses good communication, harmony and project management skills for dynamic and fast-pace projects with timely support.
  • Develop new core technology to support Corning success
  • Live in Corning values, integrate cultures, nurture strategic thinking and ability to influence



Education & Experience:  

  • Possess BS/MS degree, and major in Mechanical, Aerospace, Naval Engineering or related fields with backgrounds in equipment engineering applied for machine design, equipment/system integration and energy saving.



Required Skills:    

  • Solid background in fluid-dynamics, heat transfers, and thermal dynamics under engineering/industrial levels
  • Excellent computer and 2D/3D CAD skills (good command of MS Office, AutoCAD and Solid Works)
  • Familiar with thermal equipment design and fabrication such as furnace, kiln oven etc.
  • Understand the piping and duct system design.
  • Effective listening, oral, and written communication skills in English and a major Asian language
  • Proactive, creative, and positive as a team player to achieve project objectives with high quality
  • Frequently domestic or international travel is required.



Desired Skills:

  • 5-10+ years’ experience in mechanical/equipment design and engineering
  • Familiar with thermal or flow equipment engineering (e.g. heat treatment, heat exchange, forming, and mixing technology etc.).
  • Knowledge in material selections for thermal equipment in variable process implementations
  • Detail-oriented and able to perform with less supervision under time pressure
  • Familiar with methods of flow or thermal/flow tests and results analysis
  • Skills in flow/thermal modeling & simulations using CFD software or coding by C/C++ is a plus
  • Diversity of experience and background is an asset


Employee Referral Level: 1