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Process Imaging Engineer

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Date: Jul 18, 2019

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

Requisition number: 33451


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 convertor 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 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 crafted new industries and transformed people's lives.


Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & 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:

  • In this role you will develop and support imaging diagnostic and analysis capabilities for the Technical Imaging Laboratory within the Clean, Surfaces and Imaging group. This includes supporting all Corning business divisions and all stages of product innovation through the application of imaging diagnostics and advanced image analysis through the Technical Imaging Laboratory.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • To lead the automation and systems integration of custom image/optical based diagnostics (developed by the Technical Imaging Laboratory) with various Corning manufacturing technologies for process investigations.
  • To support the development of custom triggering/synchronization/automation systems for optical diagnostic deployment.
  • Assist senior staff in the deployment of unique image diagnostic systems and corresponding data analysis techniques.
  • Assist senior staff with the development of custom image processing/analysis software.
  • Conduct hands on work in a laboratory environment and maintain the smooth operation of the laboratory and associated materials.
  • Maintaining contacts with groups outside of RD&E to facilitate problem identification and solutions.
  • Document work and generate IP as appropriate.
  • Communicate project status and updates to work group

Travel Requirements:

  • We travel <25%, internationally and domestically. Some Flexibility required.

Required Education:

  • We require a BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field

Required Skills:

  • Deep knowledge with systems integration and automation, both electrical and software
  • LabView (Above Average)
  • Matlab (Average)
  • Exposure to imaging hardware, optics, and illumination sources (lasers, LEDs, etc)
  • Knowledge and experience of statistical analysis
  • Creative/innovative problem solving skills unique to image capture and setup in dynamic environments
  • Organized with good planning and time management skills to balance multiple priorities
  • Strong laboratory and experimental practices
  • The ability to learn new technologies and processes quickly
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written, including accurate recording of experiments, creating detailed documents, and reporting out or presentation within team.

Desired Skills:

  • General knowledge of Corning organization and processes and business systems
  • Some level of mechanical aptitude/equipment understanding
  • Hard-working, learns quickly and independently
  • Ability to build relationships across functional groups

Soft Skills:

  • Are you able to integrate well into a diverse environment?
  • Do you have the ability to access your network to get things done independently as well as working within a team?
  • Highly motivated, willing to take initiative and excellent communication skills. Does this sound like you?
  • Do you have demonstrated dependability?

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.

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