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Process Modeling Engineer

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Date: Sep 27, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47441


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.


At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.


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:

  • 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.


Job Duties:

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


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • We require a M.S or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Civil or related discipline as well as >15 years of work experience in a similar field


Travel Requirements:

  • Flexibility is required. We travel up to 10% both internationally and domestically.


Required Skills:

  • Experience with developing constitutive material models, characterization techniques and its application to brittle material
  • Strong knowledge of general solid mechanics modeling and analysis. Hands-on lab experience with equipment and materials testing, particularly strength and fracture testing
  • 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 (ability to perform Structural Finite Element Analysis using LS-Dyna, Abaqus, ANSYS or equivalent software)


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with process and product engineering
  • Experience in grinding and finishing of brittle material substrate surfaces and edges.
  • Knowledgeable about various materials test techniques
  • Ability to lead product performance data evaluations, experiments and data analysis

Skilled at conducting and analyzing product performance experiments using; MEE, statistical DOE, 6 sigma DMAIC and 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 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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