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Process Simulation Engineer - Solid Mechanics

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Date: Dec 30, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46155



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 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:

  • Scientist/engineer 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. 
  • Expectation of developing novel modeling/ analytical tools or utilizing existing tools to gain fundamental understanding of underlying principles.
  • Candidate must have a strong foundation in solid mechanics and a high level of expertise in numerical modeling. 
  • This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with globally distributed researchers, engineers in our commercial organizations, and customers.


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Civil or related discipline


Required Skills:

  • Experience with developing constitutive material models, characterization techniques and its application to ductile and/or brittle material
  • Strong knowledge in area of metal creep and fatigue 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 ANSYS or equivalent software)


Desired Skills:

  • 1+ yrs. of work experience in similar field preferred
  • Experience in creep and fatigue assessments for metals and welds
  • 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


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
  • Provide expertise 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


Travel Requirements:

  • up to 10%, some international 


Soft Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal or written); good presentation skills
  • Well-developed skills in working across multiple cultures and on a globally dispersed and diverse team
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Problem solving skills demonstrated through troubleshooting on product or process related issues


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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