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Sr. Display Technical Specialist - Corning, NY

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Date: Jun 12, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46209


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 Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.


Scope of Role:

  • Function as display technical specialist. Technologies could include but not limited to LCD, OLED, Quantum Dot, microLED and others.
  • Lead characterization of display optics, staying abreast of leading-edge specifications, testing protocols.
  • Lead Display Innovation special projects that could involve new product concepts, complex customer problem solving and other critical business related projects.


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Lead technical problem solving of complex display attributes involving glass products in customer process.
  • Devise experimental testing approach to replicate customer issue or characterize fundamental causes.
  • Build analytical modeling capabilities to predict display and optical system behavior using advanced analytical tools
  • Validate modeling prediction or technical hypothesis through physical experimentation using advanced optical measurement techniques.
  • Responsible for assessing emerging display innovation opportunities and technology evaluations:
  • Gain deep understanding of display system level performance/requirements and interactions with Corning Display glass products.
  • Develop and validate technical value proposition that delivers customer needs and differentiates Corning Display products from competitors.
  • Engage with display value chain players to gather market intelligence, align with our internal roadmap and gather competitive intelligence when possible.
  • Take leading role in scoping, gain agreement among partners and execute long range Display innovation projects. This could but not limited to developing next generation technical prototypes and optimizing material/process to enable scalability.
  • Assess product requirements, match with Corning capability, potential technical solution path(s), competitive position together with appropriate RD&E resources.


Education & Experience:

  • We require a PhD in Optics, Photonics or Material Science; preference for expertise in advanced display materials: quantum dot, perovskites, nano structures or meta materials.
  • Optics modeling or characterization skillset will be a plus.
  • We are seeking 5+ years of industry experience; can be substituted for university research experience.


Required Skills:

  • Wide range knowledge of display technologies: LCD, OLED, QD, microLED, etc.
  • Strong preference for individuals that enjoy innovation and aspire to be leading display technical specialist.
  • Ability to operate in highly matrix organization with multiple reporting structures. Ability to collaborative across functions; pulling in needed skills from research, development, engineering, commercial and manufacturing.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to stay calm under difficult situations and communicate clearly across organization.


Desired Skills:

  • Preference for hands-on approach to problem solving and innovation.



  • We anticipate up to 25% travel for this role


This position does support immigration sponsorship


Corning offers a competitive salary, vacation, pension, and family medical leave.


Are you ready to start an exciting career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!


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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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