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Process Engineer

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Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49061

 

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.

 

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.

 

Scope of Position:

  • Reducing defects by eliminating root causes.
  • Working with suppliers to improve performance.
  • Ensuring that the measurement/inspection system meets the customer’s needs.
  • Improving processes and solving problems based on fundamental understanding gained through the use of the scientific method
  • Applying DMAIC and advanced statistical tools.
  • Improving manufacturing cost, quality, uptime, yields, cycle time, and safety.
  • Evaluating new raw materials, new equipment, or new process parameters.
  • Documenting SOP, SOS, experiment planning, and process changes.
  • Projects could support any Corning division or research and development

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop new processes or improve existing processes at Corning facilities worldwide
  • Solve problems and improve processes based on fundamental understanding and structured problem solving methods such as KT, Designed Experimentation, or Six Sigma.
  • Implement Process Control and Process Discipline systems into manufacturing operations
  • Analyze process data using statistical tools (e.g. pareto, regression, time charting, analysis of variance, gauge R&R, etc.).
  • Measure and communicate performance against established objectives.
  • Review and interpret data to make recommendations on immediate actions, long term corrective actions, follow-up experiments, etc.
  • Document processes and train operators and peers on defined processes

 

Travel Requirements:

  • 25% on average, depending on the projecting requirements
  • Includes international travel

 

Required Education and Years of Experience:

  • Minimum of BS in chemical, materials, ceramic or mechanical engineering (MS preferred)
  • 0-5 years experience in engineering/manufacturing

 

Required Skills:

  • Rigorous problem solving - Proficient in the use of DOE, SPC, Six Sigma and other process control/ analysis techniques
  • Process excellence (Six Sigma) Green Belt or higher
  • Experience completing projects in a manufacturing organization •
  • Decision making based on data

 

Desired Skills:

  • Effective presentation skills
  • Capable of leading small process development / improvement projects • Innovation experience

 

Soft Skills:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Personal initiative and commitment
  • Organized with good planning and time management skills
  • Ability to build relationships within cross functional groups; team building skills
  • Positive attitude, flexible and good work ethic

 

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.

 


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