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Process Technician II

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Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

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.

Are you interested in “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We pursue our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Creative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons extraordinary professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the continent's fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.

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.

Scope of Position:

Process technician within the plant engineering group supporting manufacturing operations, process improvements and troubleshooting, and new technology implementation.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Support plant safety programs to provide a safe working environment
  • Serve as a process resource for troubleshooting of production equipment and processes
  • Solve process issues through data analysis, experimentation, and collaboration with experts
  • Maintain process value compliance during production runs
  • Develop and update engineering and operations documentation
  • Use Excel and/or statistical software for data analysis
  • Manage process logistics and experiment execution
  • Involvement with design of experiments
  • Compile and analyze short and long-term process data to identify trends and shifts
  • Support new product setup and development
  • Management of product performance in Forming, including run preparation, hardware and process setpoints, and post run performance evaluations.
  • Provide first, second and third level troubleshooting of equipment/process issues

Travel Requirements: You can expect travel less than 5% of the time.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Your typical work schedule will be 8-5pm M-F although you should expect to have flexibility for off shift and weekend coverage is expected to support project assignments including overtime.

Required Education and Experience:

You should an AS degree in a technical field. 1+ process engineering technician experience as well as:

  • Basic knowledge of Six Sigma (DMAIC / DESGN) methodology
  • Technically curious, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Learn new technology and processes quickly
  • Strong logistical skills
  • Capable to monitor and execute designed experiments
  • Equipment / process aptitude with ability to solve problems and characterize key process drivers
  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Creative / innovative problem solving
  • Ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks as necessary
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (detailed oriented)
  • PC proficient

Desired Skills:

  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt or DMAIC project experience
  • Proficiency with MSExcel, SPCExcel, and/or Minitab or other statistical software
  • Manufacturing plant experience
  • Ability to develop and implement innovative process/equipment improvements

Soft Skills:

Your verbal and written communication skills as well as attention to detail and ability to handle ambiguity will be significant skills for success. We value a positive teammate who is customer-focused, open and approachable to effectively collaborate in teams in a multi-cultural environment and across all levels of our organization.

  • Are you able to lead and influence others (suppliers, commercial partners etc)?
  • Are you a self-starter with the technical curiosity to learn new things and bring forth new ideas?
  • Does your flexibility and dedication to succeed support a positive can do attitude?

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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Pay Grade: Grade BB (BB) 

Employee Referral Amount: $1,000.00


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