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Statistical Engineer

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Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42482


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:

  • Improving manufacturing capability (e.g. efficiencies, yields, cycle time, and/or material utilization) by identifying and eliminating root cause(s) of variability
  • Problem solving and/or process improvement using a structured methodical approach and appropriate application of statistics (e.g. Six Sigma)
  • Evaluating impact on the product/process from new or existing: raw materials, processes, and/or equipment parameters
  • Evaluating measurement systems to improve quality and/or reduce inspection costs
  • Crafting experiments to identify key process inputs/interactions and impact on product


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • You will support cross discipline project teams for Research, Development, Engineering, and Manufacturing projects.
  • You will apply statistical techniques to solve problems of diverse scope.
  • You will exercise judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. The project portfolio covers a broad range of business areas including Life Sciences, Display Technologies (LCD glass), Environmental Technologies (Automotive and Diesel), Specialty Materials, and Strategic Growth (new business development


Travel Requirements:

  • Flexibility is required - We travel approximately10-50% - both international and domestic.


Required Education and Years of Experience:

  • We require a MS/MA or PhD in Applied Statistics or related field with strong interest in applied statistics in Manufacturing and Research environments.
  • Prefer college level statistical classes that also include an engineering discipline.
  • Industrial Statistics Internship in an industry or some hands-on experience with real problems (consulting) is a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience


Required Skills:

  • Deep knowledge of statistics in these areas: descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, designed experiments, regression and correlation analysis, measurement system analysis
  • Familiarity and proficiency in the use of computer based statistical applications (e.g. Minitab, SAS, JMP, R, StatEase, etc.)
  • Ability to influence diverse technical teams
  • Enjoy problem solving in a technical environment with a high level of technical curiosity
  • Ability to present data and analysis in both verbal and written/graphical form that broad audiences can understand


Desired Skills:

  • Do you have statistical knowledge in areas such as: nonparametric methods, time series analysis, reliability analysis, multivariate analysis, statistical process control, process capability studies, sample size determination, acceptance sampling, analytics, and comparison tests?
  • How good are your Excel skills, including pivot table functions and macros?
  • What is your familiarity with OSI-Pi, SQL server queries and using Access databases?


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.


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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