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IT MES System Engineer

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Date: Jul 24, 2022

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28026

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 54267

Location:  Concord, NC


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.


Role Purpose:


The person in this position will join a team of highly motivated and skilled engineers and technicians to manage, modify, and develop MES systems required to manufacture optical fiber and the associated computer systems to support manufacturing. This person will also participate in or occasionally lead projects to meet the plant’s objectives or drive cost reduction efforts.


Key Responsibilities:


  • This position will be responsible for owning the IT-related MES software associated with the manufacturing process in the Concord Optical Fiber manufacturing plant. In this capacity, he/she will work closely with engineering and operations teams in the plant to implement improvements in this process area.
  • The person will become the expert in their area of responsibility along with ancillary data interfaces to a controls systems and data feeds to Reporting/ERP Systems.
  • The Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Solution developer role will be responsible for working with business leaders and users as well as IT resources to define, develop, implement and support standardized MES solutions to support various business needs
  • Design, implement and support MES systems in accordance to standard Corning IT practices
  • 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.
  • Ensure that MES design and development work is completed on schedule and that impacts to manufacturing systems are thoroughly documented and communicated to business users




  • Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering. Y


Years of Experience:


  • 3-5 years of combined experience in IT.


Required Skills/Knowledge:


  • Knowledge of MES (Manufacturing Execution System) System – Camstar
  • Experience developing and maintaining applications using VB6, VB.NET, ASP.NET, MSMQ, XML.
  • Back End development skills and knowledge of relational databases (Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL Server).
  • Willing to be on off-hours call on rotational basis in a 24x7 manufacturing environment


Desired Skills/Knowledge:


  • Experienced working with IT systems in a 24/7 manufacturing plant environment
  • Experience in Camstar Enterprise Suite Designer Modelling Web Portal & System Admin Tools This position does not support immigration sponsorship.



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This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord