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Sr. Mechanical Engineer, Durham, NC

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Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27712

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47285

 

 

Odds are that the email you read this morning traveled 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 and technicians who strive to see their work 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 Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Assigned to lead or support engineering project teams that are responsible to deliver robust, cost effective process machine and automation systems to Corning’s manufacturing plants and processes.
  • Work with project team members to solve difficult mechanical engineering and process equipment related problems, resolve project related issues, and develop fundamental understanding of process and equipment design requirements.
  • Defines and documents machine design specifications, and budgets
  • Develops mechanical design concepts, designs and follows construction of prototype and production process equipment, conducts proof of concept tests, collects and evaluates data, and makes appropriate engineering recommendations.
  • Interface with external machine builders, system integrators, and suppliers to specify and successfully deliver fully integrated process machine systems to their internal Customers on-time, on-budget, and in satisfaction of process performance measures.
  • Prepares or directs the generation of construction drawings, installation drawings, and ensures that final drawing packages reflect as-built conditions and satisfies Corning drawing standards.
  • Actively participates in system integration /debug, installation, production start-up, and training of plant personnel.
  • Report on project activities on a pre-determined basis. Ensure results meet the customer’s requirements and standards.
  • Maintain records and track expenditures against allocated funds. Estimate time required to accomplish tasks and monitor performance against schedules.
  • Individual must be capable of executing project assignments, in a team based environment, with minimal supervision.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • Estimate travel at 30-50% depending upon specific project assignment.
  • Domestic and International.

 

Required Education and Years of Experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering Required
  • >10 years of experience in mechanical engineering with demonstrated success in the design and development of production process machinery, dynamic mechanisms, and/or automated systems.

 

Required Skills:

  • Strong fundamental understanding of mechanical design practices, flexible automation, robotics, material handling, and system integration including development of process machine/system design specifications, budgets, and proof of principle testing
  • Experience developing and delivering fully integrated machine/automation systems to manufacturing requiring the integration of commercially available technologies into robust process manufacturing solutions
  • Experience with effectively leveraging external machine builders and system integrators for detail design, build, and integration of later stages of machine system implementation

 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Autocad and Solidworks design software
  • Precision engineering principle knowledge
  • Prior experience moving new products and processes into a production environment

 

Sound like you? Apply now!

 

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

 

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.

 

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

 


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh