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Engineering Project Manager - Corning, NY

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Date: Jul 1, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46547


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 Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.


Scope of Position:

  • Provide project leadership excellence within a division engineering group that leads, capital projects, new technology migrations and new process developments
  • Establish overall project requirements and plans, leading the project team from SG0 thru SG4 following our Corning Capricorn process
  • Effectively lead, interface and communicate within the division and plant teams worldwide
  • Solve technically complex problems within equipment, construction and quality areas for Display


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Deliver strong project leadership thru the project initiation, planning, implementation and closeout phases
  • Develop project scopes, estimates, schedules and AR budget documentation
  • Develop and deliver clear and concise project presentations; such as, business case justifications, project financials and project status summaries to leadership from SG0 thru SG4
  • Exercise sound judgment, solid engineering principles and utilize structured problem-solving techniques
  • Lead, guide, coach & help develop internal functional and project team members
  • Ability to multitask, lead multiple projects and actively work and participate in project teams in various roles and capacities
  • Effectively listen and communicate utilizing multiple channels and means


Travel Requirements:

  • Travel less than 10% both domestic and international


Hours of work:

  • Flexibility is required
  • 40+ hours with flexible schedule


Education and Experience:

  • We require BS degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical or equivalent, MS degree preferred
  • We are seeking 5+ years of engineering & professional work experience
  • Excellent project leadership, presentation, communication, and organizational skills
  • Excellent soft leadership, interpersonal and team building skills
  • Project estimating, cost control and scheduling experience
  • Able to apply project leadership and technical principles to concepts, designs, trouble shooting and solving problems
  • Problem solving skills and the use of structured methods; such as, K-T (DA, PPA, RA), DESGN & DMAIC


Desired Skills:

  • Proficient in MS Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
  • Proficient in Box, SharePoint and collaborative workspace environments
  • Corning Capricorn experience and certifications
  • Professional Engineering Certification
  • PMI certification
  • Equipment installation, commissioning and trouble-shooting experience
  • Glass Melting and Forming design, operations or installation experience


Soft Skills:

  • Results oriented
  • Strives for excellence & high quality
  • Strong commitment and work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Open, honest & trustworthy
  • Strong listening & communication skills
  • Approachable and a great teammate


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


Corning offers a competitive salary, vacation, pension, and family medical leave.


Are you ready to start an exciting career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!


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.

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