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Process Modeling Engineer, Thin Film Mechanics

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 54709

 

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.

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 Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Location:  Corning, NY

 

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 converter 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.

 

Purpose of the Position:

  • As a Scientist/Engineer, you are responsible for modeling of new processes and/or process conditions for improved product attributes or reduced cost for display glass and/or ceramic substrates and filters. You will be expected to develop novel modeling/analytical tools or utilizing existing tools to gain fundamental understanding of underlying principles. You need a strong foundation in solid mechanics and a high level of expertise in numerical modeling. Our team requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with globally distributed researchers, engineers in our commercial organizations and customers.

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • In this role, you will be responsible for modeling of new processes and/or process conditions for improved product attributes or reduced cost for display glass and/or ceramic substrates and filters with an expectation of developing novel modeling/ analytical tools or utilizing existing tools to gain fundamental understanding of underlying principles.
  • You should have a strong foundation in solid mechanics and a high level of expertise in numerical modeling.
  • This position requires you to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with globally distributed researchers, engineers in our commercial organizations, and customers.

 

Job Duties:

  • Utilizing thin films modeling to understand the product performance and response to various sources of lading
  • Utilizing modeling such as FEA and BEM for product development, designs improvements, manufacturing processes, and failure analysis
  • Mentorship and recommendation on new capabilities or method developments related to mechanical testing and measurements
  • Lead and recommend product testing pertaining to product design and performance to meet qualification requirements from commercial, engineering manufacturing.
  • Engage with the businesses as needed to help with addressing thin films concerns/questions from customers and other product engineering related problems.
  • Writing technical reports, invention disclosures & publications

 

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • M.S in Mechancial Engineering, Civil or related discipline with 2+ years of work experience in a similar field OR a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Civil or related discipline with 0+ years of work experience

 

Travel Requirements:

  • Flexibility is required. We travel up to 10%

 

Required Skills:

  • Experience with structural thin film mechanics while focusing on material modeling and characterization.
  • Understanding of advanced principles, theories, concepts and techniques in thin films interface adhesion for wide applications.
  • Good knowledge of the mechanical behavior of soft materials (e.g., gels, polymers).
  • Analyze problems and reduce them to mathematical models, carrying out experiments to validate models, deriving numerical and technological solutions and making recommendations
  • Strong mathematical and programming skills in FEA and BEM in commercial software packages (Abaqus, Ansys, etc.)

 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with process and product engineering
  • Knowledgeable about various materials test techniques
  • Ability to lead product performance data evaluations, experiments and data analysis - others

 

Soft Skills:

  • How are your communication skills (verbal or written); good presentation skills?
  • Well-developed skills in working across multiple cultures and on a globally dispersed and diverse team. Does this sound like you?
  • Do you have the proven ability to work on multiple projects at a time
  • Have you demonstrated, through solving problems on product or process related issues, phenomenal analytical skills?

 

This position does 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. This position does support immigration sponsorship.


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