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Senior Measurement Systems Engineer

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Date: Oct 23, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44214


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 Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.


Scope of Position:

  • A senior level engineering position that includes project management, development, assembly, test and deployment of measurement systems in support of manufacturing process control and inspection of Corning products. You will be responsible for leading the transfer of technology from development to manufacturing.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Project management including creating project scopes, managing timelines and budgets, and acting as the primary customer interface.  
  • You will be working with internal customers to define requirements and scopes of work, and to demonstrate proof-of-concept solutions in a lab environment.  
  • Internal customers include project managers, measurement managers, process engineers and quality engineers.  
  • As a project leader, you may be guiding the work of other engineers (mechanical, controls, process) to achieve the desired result.  
  • Use off-the-shelf instruments or develop new measurement methods to optimize manufacturing processes or inspect the quality of Corning products.
  • Engineer measurement solutions that are suitable for use in manufacturing and leverage external suppliers for key technologies or strengths such as system integration.
  • You will work with a variety of multi-functional groups (Development, Quality, IT, Purchasing, Operations) to deliver effective solutions.
  • You will be responsible for defining Scopes of Work, quote when appropriate, issue Purchase Orders, track supplier work and approve invoices.
  • Design experiments and analyze data to identify and implement improvements to measurement systems or production processes.
  • Create/update documentation for release to production including Machine Specifications; operating procedures and drawing packages.
  • You will also be responsible for training engineering, maintenance and operations people how to use and maintain measurement systems.
  • Provide remote and onsite troubleshooting using data and performance analysis of the installed systems.  


Travel Requirements:

  • 20-40%, domestic and international (Asia, Europe). Trips of one-day to several-week duration are possible. A week or less is typical.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 40 hrs/week


Required Education & Experience:

  • BS, MS or PhD in Physics, Optics, ME, ECE or EE plus a minimum of 7 years of hands-on experience with machine vision metrology equipment.


Required Experience/Skills:

  • Experience with development of optical metrology systems, in particular Machine Vision system development.  
  • Experience in developing scopes of work, and in managing project budgets, timelines and customer relations.  
  • Systems Engineering and integration.
  • Experience with electrical/optical/mechanical installations, including system checkout and troubleshooting.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Data retrieval, plotting and analysis.


Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Strong programming skills, Digital Signal Processing and control systems (PLCs).
  • Knowledge of image processing algorithms (blob analysis, edge finding, morphology, feature extraction, classification, metrology).
  • Process engineering knowledge.  
  • Experienced with design of experiments, statistical analysis and process improvement.
  • Experience with Metrology, Inspection and Product Quality in support of production organizations.
  • Motion Control – ability to integrate motion on imaging platforms.
  • Computing – experience with high performance computing systems.


Soft Skills:

  • Ability to interact effectively with customers & coworkers as well as work independently.
  • You will need to be results oriented, a quick learner and be able to multi-task effectively.


This position does 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.


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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