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Date: Jun 28, 2022

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28026

Company: Corning

 

Requisition Number: 52725

 

Internal Corning Employees are provided the opportunity to review global job openings for potential interest. However, they are encouraged to do so with the understanding that whether or not they will be considered a candidate for positions located outside their geographic area (city, country, region) will depend on a number of factors such as the availability of local subject matter expertise or qualified talent, the need to obtain and availability of work authorization, costs associated with internal transfer, etc. It will be the decision of the hiring organization whether to permit employees applying outside the local area where the opening exists to be considered a candidate for that opening. It is recommended employees wishing to apply for job openings at Corning make their supervisor aware of their interest before formally applying.

 

 

Scope of Position:

 

Position will serve as manufacturing electrical controls resource for the Glassmaking Engineering group in Corning’s Concord, NC facility. Main responsibility is to ensure that complex manufacturing equipment and processes meet daily production requirements in terms of safety, quality, and reliability. Develop improvements for production equipment and participate in controls improvements and automation projects. Participate in synchronization efforts by actively receiving new technology and processes. Seek out and implement cost reduction opportunities. Candidate should be versed in various controls platforms, and manufacturing engineering principles.

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality process support for a fast-paced 24 x 7 manufacturing environment.
  • Track daily production/quality metrics and plan reactionary measures as needed.
  • Own performance of key attributes: develop and maintain tracking tools, report out on daily discrepancies, and manage long term performance.
  • Work closely with support technicians to resolve equipment issues.
  • Provide incremental training on new equipment or process changes as needed.
  • Ensure all equipment and processes are safe to operate. Understanding of NEC and other pertinent safety codes.
  • Ensure safety procedures, such as Lock-Out Tag-Out, are always followed.

 

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in the following Engineering Disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with demonstrated controls aptitude
  • Ability to debug and monitor PLC code – both ladder logic and structured text.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude. Experience with mechanical prototyping and process development.
  • Highly motivated with a focus on customer satisfaction and results.
  • Seeks to identify and correct potential safety or environmental issues before they occur.
  • Good problem-solving skills. Ability to reach first principles understanding.
  • Working knowledge of data analysis techniques using Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Ability to generate and interpret electrical drawings using AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Knowledge of Autodesk Inventor or other 3D modeling software.
  • Knowledge of ANSI standards, NFPA and NEC applicable Electrical Codes.
  • Ability to participate on, or lead, project or process improvement teams.
  • Ability to work within a team and provide training to others.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.

 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience and/or Understanding of Six Sigma techniques.
  • Strong diagnostic skills on electro-mechanical systems
  • Self-starter able to exceed expectations with a minimal amount of Supervision.
  • Ability to work across various functional groups daily to accomplish goals
  • Ability to lead improvement initiatives and small-scale electrical/controls projects
  • Extensive experience with various electro-mechanical systems.
  • Experience with Allen Bradley controllers and associated hardware including: PLC and I/O devices, motion control, various communication protocols, field wiring and disconnect devices.
  • Experience with various electro-mechanical devices (ie. servo motors, valves and sensing devices)
  • Experience with industrial vision systems and scanning devices.

 

Travel Requirements: Negligible

 

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 8 hours/day; 40 hours/week.
  • This position requires off-hours coverage on nights and weekends on a rotating basis with co-workers (< 5 times/year)

 

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

 

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.

 

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
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord