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Scientist (Fluid and Thermal - Polymer)

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Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 410501

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46764

 

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.


At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

 

 

 

Job Profile:

This position is for a “Research Scientist – Fluid and Thermal” who can use her/his engineering knowledge and fundamental understanding to solve problems using modeling & simulation. We are looking for dynamic, and independent individuals with out-of-the-box thinking to deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions for products & processes. Apply numerical methods to understand physics, study design options and generate new concepts for different Corning businesses. Candidate will work closely with project leaders, experimentalists and other modeling individuals located globally.

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will develop, validate and apply analytical & numerical models to solve problems related to manufacturing processes & product performance.
  • Participate on cross functional teams to solve research and development problems and, deliver practical solutions to high-value business programs in technology and engineering.
  • Develop models using appropriate methods and software; expanding the capabilities as needed.
  • Communicate and present regular project updates to the stakeholders located across the globe.
  • Document findings with internal and external publications.
  • Keep abreast with the technological advancements.

 

Required Skills:

  • Strong background in fluid dynamics, heat & mass transfer, transport phenomenon, polymer processing, Generalized Newtonian flows, numerical and computational techniques.
  • Experience with commercial / open-source softwares such as FLUENT, Polyflow, Ansys-Thermal, OpenFOAM, COMSOL, SpaceClaim, ANSYS Meshing platform, MATLAB, and Tecplot.
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
  • Very good communication skills and strong ability to interact with team members and customers.
  • Ability to understand and break down real world problems into solvable modeling objectives.
  • Good balance between technical depth and breadth (i.e. flexible and adaptable to multiple technology areas).
  • Self-motivated, interested in long term technical growth.

 

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with experimental work, directly or in a collaboration.
  • Flexibility to work in a dynamic work environment & on diverse technologies.
  • Experience in multiple software and/or programming languages (C/C++, Unix, Shell, Python, Excel-VBA) will be an added advantage.
  • Exposure to polymer extrusion and viscoelastic flow modeling will be a plus.

 

 

Education and Experience:

  • PhD / Masters / Dual Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (Thermal & Fluids) from IITs / IISc / reputed foreign universities.
  • Relevant work experience of more than one year after PhD or 2-3 years after Masters degree.

 

Travel:

  • Occasional travel to global locations to interact with people in the research, development, engineering and manufacturing community.