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Mechanical Process Engineer

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Date: Jun 18, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45641


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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):

Mechanical/ Process engineer responsible for determining, documenting and maintaining best practices for glass and metal machining processes (cutting, grinding, and finishing). Able to establish and maintain shop best practices including: equipment maintenance, tool setup, tooling maintenance, quality checks, and metrology. Able to interact with scientists, project engineers, and process technicians. Leading new equipment specification and selection. New process development/ optimization of processes for new and existing materials.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

Working with process technicians, machinists and customers to determine the best methods for processing glass, ceramic or metal samples. Also troubleshooting process problems and assisting with machine capability and reliability. Determine proper sampling and inspection procedures and assist with process audits.


Travel Requirements (please note if international): Minimal occasional trade show or training

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Typically 8-5; will need to support off shift operations


Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration) BS Mechanical Engineering


Required Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess)

1. BS/ Mechanical Engineering

2. Machine tool /MasterCam/ SolidWorks machine programming

3. Strong mechanical aptitude/ hands-on

4. Able to work with customers, process techs, other engineers

5. Safety focus

6. Identify problems and able to effectively deliver solutions.


Desired Skills (These are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess)

1. Glass machining experience

2. Electrical/ controls aptitude – troubleshooting

3. Knowledge of metrology systems. Understanding measurement system capabilities vs. customer requirements.

4. PLC programming experience

5. Quality systems experience

6. Cleanroom operations experience

7. Familiar with process engineering tools


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

1. Excellent communication

2. Working in a diverse team environment

3. Able to work with customers

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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