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Quality/Process Engineer

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Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46648


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.

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):

Quality/ Process engineer responsible for determining, documenting and maintaining best practices for Cleanroom, Washing and Metrology processes. Able to establish and maintain shop best practices including: equipment maintenance, tool setup and calibration, quality systems and checks, and metrology. Able to interact with scientists, project engineers, process technicians, external suppliers. Leading new equipment specification and selection. New process development/ optimization of processes for new and existing materials.


Day to Day Responsibilities: Working with process technicians and customers to determine the best methods and processes for characterization of glass, metal and ceramic samples . Also troubleshooting equipment and process problems and assisting with equipment capability and reliability. Determine proper sampling and inspection procedures to ensure quality requirements are met and assist with quality and process audits. Ensure cleanroom and washing process parameters are within specification and identify and resolve issues outside of specification.


Travel Requirements (please note if international): Minimal, occasional trade show or training

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Typically, 8-5 flexible, support off shift operations as needed


Required Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess)

1. BS in Engineering

2. Strong troubleshooting skills/ hands-on

3. Able to work with customers, process techs, outside supplier and vendors, and other engineers

4. Safety focus

5. Able to identify problems and effectively deliver solutions.


Desired Skills (These are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess)

1. Knowledge of metrology systems. Understanding measurement system capabilities vs. customer requirements.

2. Quality systems experience

3. Cleanroom operations experience

4. Familiar with process engineering tools: Process Control and Discipline, Kepner Tregoe

5. Statistical experience and software knowledge (MSA, Gauge R&R, DOE)


Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration) BS Engineering


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

1. Excellent communication

2. Working in a diverse team environment

3. Able to work with customers


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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.

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