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Process Simulation Engineer

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Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 53785


Corning Incorporated is a world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, focusing on keystone components that enable high-technology systems and products for consumer electronics (i.e., mobile phones, televisions, etc.), emissions control, telecommunications, and life sciences. Corning Incorporated’s Manufacturing, Technology, and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as leaders within Corning for engineering excellence and innovative manufacturing technologies.


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:

  • You as the Process Simulation Engineer would be responsible for advancing modeling capabilities for complex fluid problems encountered in various businesses. You should have a strong foundation in fluid mechanics, viscous flow and a deep knowledge in numerical modeling. You should be proficient in CFD software, especially OpenFOAM to develop customary functionalities. This position requires you to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with globally distributed researchers, engineers in our commercial organizations, and customers.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Participate in technical interaction with process and design engineers to understand their requirements and look for improvements
  • Use modeling to help understand the performance of existing and proposed processes and designs, and to interpret the data from experiments
  • Translate the product requirements to processes and geometry design requirements
  • Develop new modeling tools and capabilities as needed. Collaborate with experimentalists to verify models
  • From time to time, lead small technical teams in performing the preceding


Travel Requirements:

  • We will have occasional domestic and international travel including travels to Asia and Europe. Expected travel time 10%. Flexibility required


Required Education and Skills:

  • We require a MS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, PhD preferred
  • Proven track record of solving a variety of difficult technology problems
  • Deep knowledge and expertise in CFD and heat transfer
  • Proficiency in OpenFOAM, able to write code to build custom solvers/libraries
  • Experience in programing language such as C++, FORTRAN, or Python
  • Familiarity with commercial CFD software such as Fluent or Comsol
  • Experience in experiments


Desired Skills:

  • Experience in modeling of non-Newtonian flows and multiphase systems
  • Experience with process and product engineering
  • Ability to effectively influence technical decisions
  • 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
  • 2+ years of work experience in relevant field to Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience working in an industrial research facility encompassing all stages of innovation
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at a time
  • Demonstrated organizational experience working across multiple cultures and on a globally dispersed and diverse environment
  • Proven ability to provide technical mentorship to small teams of high performing scientists


Soft Skills:

  • What is your ability to influence technical direction via communication and relationship from a remote location?
  • Do you have effective leadership, organization, and planning skills, with ability to handle ambiguity, changing priorities and changing requirements?
  • How are your analytical skills demonstrated through troubleshooting on product or process related issues?
  • Well-developed skills in working across multiple cultures and on a globally dispersed and diverse team.


Sound like you? Apply now!


This position does support immigration sponsorship.


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