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Process Simulation Engineer - Probabilistic Mechanics

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Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Job Title: Process Simulation Engineer - Probabilistic Mechanics

Job ID: 54346

Job Location: Corning, NY


Purpose of the Position:

Applies knowledge of engineering principles and programming to develop and support advanced computer simulations for early-stage process and product improvement. Actively participates within and beyond department boundaries to resolve important process and product issues using numerical simulations and/or calculations. Enhances research, development and, engineering organizations’ capabilities and productivity through the development and transfer of new tools and methods.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Use knowledge of physics and probabilistic methods to build deep understanding of the materials and processes across Corning Market Access Platforms, as well as Research and Development.
  •  Apply solid mechanics, fracture mechanics, and/or reliability analysis to solve problems, make product recommendations, improve product designs, and understand/predict product performance creatively and proactively
  • Use expertise in numerical simulation and programming to prepare modeling tools and user interfaces for internal customers to use as development tools for improving and understanding product and processes.
  • Use existing tools and develop new analytical and numerical models to resolve customer problems
  •  Correlate simulations with experimental results
  • Support development and validation testing
  • Partner closely with other simulation and experimental scientists/engineers across research, development, and engineering organizations
  • Communicate results both orally and in written form in clear, precise English
  • Protect Corning’s intellectual property by filing invention disclosures for patent application in timely fashion
  • Document important findings in internal or external, structured reports Travel Requirements: • Less than 10% Required Education: •

Education & Experience:

  • Master’s or PhD degree in Applied Physics / Mechanical Engineering /Aerospace Engineering / Engineering Mechanics / Applied Mathematics or related discipline required Years and Area of Experience
  • 2-5 years’ experience in Numerical Simulations

Required Skills:

  • Experience in probabilistic methods, Bayesian methods, optimization, and/or machine learning
  • In-depth understanding of model calibration, verification & validation, updating and prediction, DOE/DACE, sensitivity
  • Strong foundation in physics and engineering science with programming skills  
  • Creative, proactive, and innovative problem solving
  • Self-starter, self- managed • Results oriented and high commitment / energy Desired Skills:
  •  Experience using and programming in numerical simulation software o ABAQUS, COMSOL, ANSYS, or other finite element software o Atomistic modeling capability (LAAMPS, Materials Studio, etc) o Custom codes, analytical approaches
  • Strong programming experience to create and modify code, including skills in C/C++ and/or C# programming languages, Visual Studio .NET development environment, object-oriented programming (Python), R
  • Experience in both Linux and Windows environments, as well as faciality with leveraging high performance computing (HPC) systems
  • Experience in fracture mechanics
  • Experimental/lab experience (designing and/or executing experiments, troubleshooting experimental setups, using modeling and experimental results to solve problems)

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment.
  • Able to collaborate across organizational boundaries and integrate solutions
  • Curiosity and a desire to learn, grow, and develop
  • Ability to partner well with other simulation engineers and experimentalists
  • Ability to influence and lead others
  • Interpersonal skills – engaging, enabling, open

Travel Requirements

  • Less than 10% Required

This position does support immigration sponsorship.


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Nearest Major Market: Corning