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Process Engineer

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Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: Fairport, NY, US, 14450

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58735


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 



Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Provide daily production support to Assembly and Test to resolve process upsets.

• Identify and lead process improvements to reduce cost, increase capacity, and extend capability (variability, cycle-time, complexity, and scrap reduction)

• Lead new product introductions into the production system.

• Author documentation and provide training to operations associates.

• Collaborate with the commercial team to quote new products.

• Collaborate with the quality team to respond to customer complaints and returns.


 Required Education & Experience:

• Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, such as Mechanical, Optical or Manufacturing Engineering.

• 5+ years of experience, preferably within Manufacturing Engineering, Product Engineering or Process Engineering


Desired Skills:

• Must be able to effectively work with production groups and division engineering.

• Mechanical, Optical, or Industrial Engineering training.

• Previous experience in technical manufacturing and process support.

• Hands-on

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Function as part of a team

• Ability to learn and grow

• Prioritize and multi-task

• Performance excellence training and project leadership a plus - Green Belt, Lean, or PQA experience.


Travel Requirements:

• < 5%. Typical travel includes special training/networking opportunities and potential customer and vendor visits.


Hours of work:

 • M-F, 8am-5pm. Evening and weekend support as needed.


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, 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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