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Thermal Design Engineer

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Date: Apr 21, 2019

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning



Odds are that the email you read this morning travelled over Corning Optical Fiber; the smartphone you used had a Corning cover glass; and the vehicle you drove to work had cleaner emissions because of a Corning catalytic converter substrate.

We are seeking out dedicated engineers who strive to see their research make a difference. If you have a passionate belief in the power of innovation to change the world; if you rate your own success by how many people are touched by your research; and if you are up to the challenge of doing world-class science to make real, profitable advanced materials, then Corning is the place for you.

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 built 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 tackle 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.

Scope of Position:

  • The Thermal Equipment Design team provides comprehensive design and engineering for Corning’s specialized processes. We build the process environment for material transformation and phase change.
  • In this role, you would be designing, melting, forming, heat treating, batching and other related process services which includes but is not limited to the design for melting, forming, heat treating, batching, and related process services.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Comprehend and apply sound engineering principles in the design of thermally functioning process equipment.
  • Application of engineering principles primarily in the fields of mechanical design, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics. Use of numerical and physical modeling.
  • Collaboration with scientists and process experts as part of the engineering process.
  • Collaboration with manufacturing operations to further define and receive new and modified process equipment.
  • Observe and define incremental process equipment improvements.
  • Lead small design teams, conduct manufacturing experiments, evaluate vendors, etc
  • Equipment installation supervision and on-site commissioning as required

Required Education:

  • We require BS or MS in Mechanical, Material Science, Civil Engineering or Chemical Engineering.

Required Skills:

  • Deep knowledge of mechanical design, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics.
  • Strong desire and commitment to learn Corning’s thermal processes.
  • Results oriented; delivery of tasks to project schedules.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work in a global environment.

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of modeling for flow, thermal, and structural analysis, etc.
  • Experience with Solid Works, AutoCAD, Fluent, ANSYS, COMSOL, GOMA, etc.
  • Communication and presentation skills. Ability to communicate across research, development, engineering, commercial, and operations worldwide.

Travel Requirements:

  • We do require travel to Corning’s worldwide operations. Flexibility is required as frequency and duration vary according to project stage and status. Travel may include project meetings, equipment installation, and system commissioning.

Hours of Work/Work Schedule/Flex Time:

  • We work a standard, 40 hrs work week, Monday - Friday 8-5 with occasional overtime for meetings and travel as needed.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.



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