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Mechanical Engineer

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Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46502



Odds are that the email you read this morning travelled over Corning Optical Fiber; the smartphone you used had a Corning cover glass; and the vehicle you drove to work had cleaner emissions because of a Corning catalytic converter substrate.


We are seeking out dedicated engineers who strive to see their work make a difference! If you have a passionate belief in the power of innovation to change the world; if you rate your own success by how many people are touched by your research; and if you are up to the challenge of doing world-class science to make real, profitable advanced materials, then Corning is the place for you.


Corning Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Manage new equipment design projects to ensure timely drawing completion, material sourcing, fabrication, testing, shipment, and installation/commissioning.
  • Comprehend and apply sound engineering principles in the design of thermally functioning process equipment.  
  • Application of engineering principles primarily in the fields of mechanical design, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics. Use of numerical and physical modeling. 
  • Collaboration with scientists and process experts as part of the engineering process. 
  • Collaboration with manufacturing operations to further define and receive new and modified process equipment.
  • Observe and define incremental process equipment improvements.
  • Lead design teams, conduct manufacturing experiments, evaluate vendors, etc…
  • Equipment installation supervision and on-site commissioning as required.


Travel Requirements:

  • Estimate travel; up to 50% depending upon specific project assignment.  Domestic and International.


Required Education and Years of Experience:

  • BS or MS in Mechanical, Material Science, or Civil Engineering.  Chemical may be considered.
  • Minimum 5 years in equipment engineering or similar


Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of mechanical design, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics.
  • Strong desire and commitment to learn Corning’s thermal processes.
  • Results oriented; delivery of tasks to project schedules.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work in a global environment.


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of modeling for flow, thermal, and structural analysis, etc.
  • Experience with Solid Works, AutoCAD, Fluent, ANSYS, COMSOL, GOMA, etc…
  • Communication and presentation skills.  Ability to communicate across research, development, engineering, commercial, and operations worldwide.


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, or 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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