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Facility Engineer

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Date: Sep 21, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44275


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 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.


Scope of Position

  • Have you ever thought about providing engineering and project leadership in a corporate engineering group that supports all divisions within Corning Incorporated? You will be able to apply fundamental engineering principles to develop, design, and resolve solutions to a variety of technical problems related to Civil, Structural, Environmental, and Architectural systems and processes. Do you want to develop criteria and specifications for various facility components, systems and processes while collectively working with division, process, plant and R&D resources on project teams? In this role, you will have the chance to develop, review, and forecast capital and expense, design, building envelope, and installation project costs.


Day to Day Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver strong project leadership skills through the project initiation, planning, implementation and closeout phases
  • Develop project concepts, scopes, estimates, schedules, design, installation & startup documentation
  • Exercise good judgment, sound engineering principles and utilize structured problem solving techniques
  • Lead, guide, coach & help develop internal Corning & contingent employees as well as external contractors
  • Actively work and participate in project teams in various roles and capacities
  • Effectively listen and communicate utilizing multiple channels and means


Travel Requirements: 

  • Travel can be greater than 50% both Domestic and International
  • Project assignments can be in excess of 1-2 years in duration


Hours of Work/Work Schedule/Flex-Time: 

  • Flexibility is required
  • Normal Business Hours (8 – 5, M – F): however, expected to work hours required to achieve objectives
  • May include weekend and off-shift hours.


Required Education: 

  • BS degree in Civil, Structural, Architectural or equivalent
  • MS degree preferred


Required Years and Area of Experience: 

  • 10+years of engineering & professional work experience


Required Skills: 

  • Excellent project leadership, engineering, installation and start-up skills
  • Able to trouble shoot and solve problems
  • Problem solving skills and the use of structured methods; such as, K-T (DA, PPA, RA), DESGN & DMAIC
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proven construction, facility system knowledge & experience
  • Project estimating, forecasting and scheduling experience


Desired Skills: 

  • Proficient in MS Project & SharePoint
  • Experience with AutoCad and/or Solidworks
  • Professional Engineering Certification
  • PMI certification
  • Proficiency in Mandarin, Spanish or Japanese


Soft Skills: 

  • Results oriented
  • Strives for excellence & high quality
  • Strong commitment and work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexibility and adaptability 
  • Open, honest and dependable
  • Strong listening & communication skills
  • Approachable and a standout colleague


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.



Pay Grade: Grade C  

Employee Referral Amount: $1,500.00

Nearest Major Market: Corning