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Process/Equipment Engineer

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Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51957


Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, building and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems. Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played a meaningful role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through a creative and collaborative research and development process.


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:

  • Our overall goal is to improve new or existing processes at Corning facilities worldwide by applying scientific method to identify and eliminate mechanisms affecting process performance. Typical aspects include materials, equipment modifications, and process parameters.
  • As a process engineer you would collaborate with individuals spanning Research, Development, Engineering and Manufacturing to advance process capability through design and execution of critical experiments.
  • Appropriately communicate and document work, including reports, operating procedures, and presentations.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Working with team, you would select, procure, install, and run process and metrology equipment. Recommend improvements and make modifications if needed.
  • Apply structured problem-solving methods, such as Kepner-Trego or Designed Experiments, to analyze data to improve understanding and test solutions.
  • Analyze process data using statistical tools (e.g. pareto, regression, time charting, analysis of variance, gauge R&R, etc.) to identify potential problems and recommend immediate actions.
  • Document and report out experimental plans, procedures, and results to team.


Travel Requirements:

  • 25% on average, depending on the projecting requirements.
  • Includes international travel.


Required Education:

  • Minimum BS in chemical, materials, ceramic, or mechanical engineering.


Required Skills:

  • Strong lab and experimental practices; can understand and recognize deviations and implement routine solutions.
  • Experience building or modifying equipment, including CAD skills to design and document changes.
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with teams across organizations.
  • Strong data analysis and visualization skills.
  • Basic understanding and application of standard engineering or scientific theories, concepts, principles, and techniques.


Desired Skills:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Active learner willing to dig into new technology and materials processes.
  • Experience with hot material process, such as glass melting and forming.
  • Capability with measurement and data acquisition.
  • Innovation experience.


Soft Skills:

  • Ability to grow a network to get things done in a constructive manner.
  • Dedication, creativity, and the passion to build and improve daily.
  • Organized with good planning and time management skills.


Does this sound like you? Apply today!


This position does not 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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