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Cutting&Grinding Process Engineer, AGS, Hefei

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Date: Jan 21, 2022

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51532


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.

Position Description Purpose of the Position:


Be the technical subject matter expert in the plant for glass cutting and grinding process.

Develop and improve cutting and grinding process to improve quality, cost, reliability, and lower variability.


Day to Day Responsibilities:


• Establish cutting and grinding operation process and document process settings and revise as conditions change.

• Monitor and analysis process data against performance expectations. Work with operations team to correct.

• Lead experiments and performance improvement projects to achieve target goal, including product quality, yield, uptime, lowest cost and capacity. • Trouble shoot when performance is below expectation, including materials analysis. Support process restarts after maintenance.

• Be the technical leader in the plant for cutting and grinding process. Work with equipment and control engineers to optimize process/equipment interactions. Work with other process areas to identify process interactions.

• Supports new product or process introductions through equipment installation, process certification, documentation and training

• Train operators, shift leaders, managers, and other engineers.

• Weekend and shift coverage are requirement as needed.


Education & Experience


• BS or higher with Engineering/Science Major. Physics, Precision machining or Materials engineering a plus.

• 5+ years working experience for BS, or 3+ for Master degree or above

• Experience with glass laser cutting a plus

• Experience with glass machining a plus Required Skills

• Logic thinking and communication.

• Desire to fundamental understanding.

• Demonstrated ability to work with other engineers and operations leads to solve problems

• Strong analytical skills, including in Microsoft Excel, but also with statistical software. Ability to present analysis including in PowerPoint.

• CAD and 3D design understanding

• Wheel design and performance improvement knowledge

• Conviction and passion for safety, cleanliness, process control and process discipline Desired Skills

• Project management experience

• Understanding of equipment mechanical operations and control

• Understanding of DMAIC, Lean and Six-Sigma methods and tools

• Understanding of SPC, FMEA, CP and MSA quality manage methods and tools

• Good oral and written communication skill, including in English Soft Skills

• Strong ownership of achieving plant goal

• Sense of urgency and creativity to handle project issues and adapt plan to meet objectives

• Flexibility to adapt to changing environment; be a change agent to help others through change

• Customer oriented; meets customer needs with quality results

• Positive working attitude in team

• Cross-cultural Sensitivity