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Construction/Equipment Engineer II (forming division) - Harrodsburg, KY

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Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Harrodsburg, KY, US, 40330

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49147


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 Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.


Scope of Position:

  • Lead Melting process installations (rebuilds)
  • Lead Melting system design modifications
  • Lead new Melting construction activities in alignment to standard quality installation procedures


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and promote "good" project management practices in technology area
  • Investigate and adapt new equipment installation technologies as needed or supported
  • Investigate and recommend equipment modifications to technology area design team
  • Provide equipment troubleshooting for operations as needed
  • Management of assigned technology-area equipment projects, worldwide
  • Lead procurement of rebuild and spare parts from various vendors
  • On-site leadership for installation and debug of technology area equipment


Education & Experience:

  • We require a BS degree in engineering (ceramic, chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical), other degrees can also be considered
  • We are seeking 5 years of experience in construction, maintenance, rebuilds, manufacturing, process, maintenance
  • Effective leadership, organization, and planning skills, with ability to handle juggle multiple priorities
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Drive projects to successful conclusion using influencing tools
  • Lead teams across multiple initiatives that span various lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and cultures
  • Self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others
  • Knowledge in electrical, mechanical and project engineering
  • Knowledge in construction and installation of manufacturing equipment
  • Use and promotion of Project Management "best" practices


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge in Glass manufacturing
  • Knowledge and use of a problem-solving process (i.e. KT)
  • Hands-on mechanical skills
  • 4 Fundamental understanding of basic machining
  • Basic AutoCAD or equivalent skills
  • 5 years’ experience in engineering or science background business (prefer glass or ceramic manufacturing)



  • Up to 25% international when rebuild activities in home plant are low


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!


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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