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Melting and Forming Engineering Manager

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Date: Dec 27, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50804


Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, building and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems. Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played a meaningful role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through a creative and collaborative research and development process.


Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive reciprocal culture. Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering perfection & 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 build and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.


Scope of Position:

  • Functional supervision of a group 5-7 people o Performance processes: PDR, MBO, career planning, ASR, coaching
    • Maintain contact with customers for workload planning and performance feedback
    • Create and implement career development plans to meet personal and organizational goals
  • Engage/lead projects that include developing and applying fundamentals to improve process capability in R, D or E projects across Corning businesses.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain communication with the glass community to appropriately place individuals in projects and anticipate workload changes
  • Provide technical leadership and/or project management for glass melting and/or forming projects with worldwide impact. This could involve projects such as:
    • Development and transfer of new products to manufacturing
    • Development and transfer of technology (process/equipment) to improve manufacturing capability
    • Manufacturing process improvement


Travel Requirements:

  • Estimate travel at 30% depending upon specific project assignment. Domestic and International.


Required Education and Years of Experience:

  • M.S. – Ph.D. in Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or Mat’s Sci Eng
  • 10+ years’ experience in material processing


Required Skills:

  • Strong academic background, able to apply scientific and engineering principles to solve problems.


Desired Skills:

  • Development, Engineering or Manufacturing experience in the glass industry.
  • Strong understanding of glass processes
  • Working knowledge of experimental design, statistics, and application of tools for process improvement, control and management.


Does this sound like you? Apply today!


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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 based on race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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.


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