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Date: May 25, 2019

Location: Erwin, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36217

 

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 Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Are you interested in “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We tackle our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Creative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons extraordinary professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the continent's fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.

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 Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Scope of Position:

  • Design, develop and implement process controls solutions for manufacturing processes with a focus on process improvement
  • Support and provide technical guidance to multidisciplinary project teams
  • Troubleshoot electrical and controls issues impacting equipment availability and product quality
  • Maintain and update documentation including drawings, machine specifications and standards

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with experienced professionals to design, develop and implement process controls solutions for manufacturing processes. 
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing processes
  • Maintain and develop documentation for equipment and control systems.
  • Facilitate the transfer of new process control technologies into manufacturing
  • Project receivership for electrical and controls
  • Develop deep process and equipment understanding
  • Maintains records as required.  (Project Plans, schematics, drawings, spare parts, calibration logs, repair logs, etc.)
  • Participate in controls on call rotation
  • Observes all safety rules and OSHA regulations and performs job in a safe manner
  • Follows standard operating procedures (SOP, WI, Forms, Flowcharts, etc.)
  • Maintains good housekeeping and 5S

 

Education:

Bachelors in Electrical Engineering (preferred) or other engineering discipline with relevant experience

Required Years and Area of Experience:

4+ years of experience in controls engineering

Required Skills:

  • Strong inclination toward machine/process control and automation
  • Experience with PLCs, preferably Allen Bradley’s Logix Family
  • Experience programming in RSLogix 5/500/5000
  • Experience developing HMIs (FactoryTalk View / PanelView)
  • Experience troubleshooting electrical circuits and instrumentation
  • Proficiency with schematics and wiring diagrams

 

 


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