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MES Analyst

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Date: Oct 4, 2022

Location: Fairport, NY, US, 14450

Company: Corning

Title: MES Analyst

Location: Fairport, NY


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.


The Corning Specialty Materials (CSM) segment manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals to meet demand for unique customer needs. Consequently, this segment operates in a wide variety of commercial and industrial segments that include display optics and components, semiconductor optics components, aerospace and defense, astronomy, ophthalmic products, telecommunications components and cover glass that is optimized for portable display devices.


Purpose of Position:

Short Term: This position will be instrumental in enabling the implementation of a new plant-wide Manufacturing Execution System (MES) aimed at bringing a growing plant from legacy, independent manufacturing systems to a robust, common systems platform.


Long Term: This position will have responsibility for Plant MES administration, providing overall leadership for its proper use, maintenance, upgrades, etc. Implementation and future leadership of this MES are critical components of Corning Fairport’s strategy around Manufacturing 4.0 transformation.


Major Responsibilities:

• Work as key member of cross-functional project team to ensure system requirements are properly defined, designed, tested, and implemented.

• Cross-functional team includes: corporate system developers, business and IT program managers, plant manufacturing department leaders, process engineers, and hourly workforce leaders and associates.

• Learn from experts regarding fundamentals of system interface design; apply to later functionality as implementation team moves on and database evolution falls under purview of the plant

• Create transitional tools to crystallize manufacturing execution needs while long term MES is in development

• Provide overall long-term leadership for proper use of MES, maintenance, upgrades, etc.



• Ability to harvest data from multiple data sources and turn into informative spreadsheet, manufacturing report, or other tool that captures the essence of a manufacturing process in a meaningful, informative way

• Enjoys spending time on manufacturing floor interfacing with hourly workforce working to understand details of their daily challenges and working to create solutions that result in efficiency gains

• Works collaboratively in diverse team environment, possesses robust written and communication skills, can communicate effectively across numerous groups (project team, manufacturing floor, plant leadership, etc.), and enjoys building strong relationships

• Advanced spreadsheet modeling skills

• Experience harvesting data from multiple data stores via SQL or other

• Experience managing and supporting Microsoft SQL databases

• Experience creating custom reports in Microsoft SSRS

• Programming skills, including .NET, C#

• Familiarity with OSI PI and OPC

• Experience with data visualization via Power BI and SharePoint

• Experience with Camstar a plus

• Hands-on project experience with demonstrated success


Education & Experience

• Four year degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Software Development, or similar

• 5-10 years in manufacturing or technical field


This position does not 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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