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Clean Process Engineer

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Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59775


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. 

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Initially, this position will support the factory startup, specifically to assist in installation of 
new equipment.
• Establish cleaning/washing process and document process settings and revise as 
conditions change.
• Participate in developing and implementing manufacturing processes washing/ cleaning 
process for different products.
• Monitor process data against performance expectations. Work with operations team to 
• Lead experiments and performance improvement projects to achieve target goal, 
including product quality, yield, uptime, lowest cost and capacity. 
• Performance tracking and analysis
• Process capability such as CPK
• Trouble shoot when performance is below expectation, including materials 
analysis. Support process restarts after maintenance.
• Do professional root cause analysis on the cleaning failures and provide the solving 
solution .
• Assess risks of cleaning/washing chemical application in engineering, technologies and 
manufacturing. Recommend suitable substitutes for industrial application.
• Be the technical leader in the plant for cleaning/washing process. Work with equipment 
engineers to optimize process/equipment interactions. Work with other process areas to 
identify process interactions.
• Train operators, shift leaders, managers, and other engineers.
• Weekend and shift coverage is requirement as needed.


Education & Experience:

•Bachelor Degree and above in area of Chemistry /Chemical Engineering/Materials 
Engineering etc.
•~3+ years working experience in Glass and Semiconductor cleaning/washing.


Required Skills:
▪ Solid knowledge on glass surface properties and surface characterization. 
▪ Solid knowledge on glass surface cleaning/ washing process and fundamentals 
▪ Strong problem solving/analysis skills
▪ Strong communication skill to work with different multi-functions department with 
different culture
▪ Presentation and technical writing skills to enable communication within the program 
team, internal, and external customers
▪ Self-starter, passionate about engineering and have a high level of technical curiosity.
▪ Dedicated, open to new ideas and recognized for your flexibility to change


Desired Skills:
▪ Project management experience
▪ Understanding of equipment mechanical operations and control
▪ Proficient in English and Mandarin. Good written and oral skills are essential. 
▪ Understanding of DMAIC, Lean and Six-Sigma methods and tools
▪ Experience working in glass /ceramic production environment, cleaning room environment.
▪ Working experience in automotive glass or electronic glass is a plus.


Soft skills:

▪ Operates with discipline, set objectives, target timing and task 
priorities; follow through to meet commitments 
▪ Strong ownership of achieving goal
▪ Sense of urgency and creativity to meet objectives
▪ Flexibility to adapt to changing environment; be a change agent to help others through 
▪ Cross-cultural sensitivity
▪ Positive working attitude in team
▪ Good coordination and communication skills
▪ Conflict solving skills
▪ Creative thinking skills 
▪ Target and schedule oriented