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Coating Process Engineer

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日期: 2021-10-16

地点: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

公司名: Corning

申请编号: 49837

 

康宁公司在材料科学方面是世界主要的创新者之一。160多年以来,康宁公司一直将其在特种玻璃、陶瓷以及光学物理方面无可比拟的专业知识运用于新产品开发中,其间发展了众多新兴行业,从而改变了人们生活。

康宁公司之所以能够获得成功,是因为不断地进行研发投入、独创性地将材料和流程创新相结合,同时为了解决严峻的技术挑战而与客户密切合作。

Purpose of the Position: - Support Auto Glass Solutions sales & profitability objectives by providing value added technical consultation, hands-on expertise support and participation in the development, engineering and manufacturing of anti-reflect (AR) and easy-to-clean (ETC) coating processes on glass parts for automotive interior and exterior applications - Increase Auto Glass Solutions business competitiveness by delivering transformational process improvements and next generation capabilities in AR & ETC coating processes/materials/equipment to manufacturing operations Note: AR & ETC coating process includes but is not limited to cleaning, pre-treatment, vacuuming, PVD, spraying, material handling and any other processes that support the AR & ETC coatings Day to Day Responsibilities: - Work/liaise with development, engineering, plant, suppliers and commercial to run experiments and development of new products, processes, technology and equipment - Evaluate coating requests and glass handling concepts based on experience and in-depth knowledge - Apply DMAIC and engineering principles to understand the root cause and eliminate defects - Design experiments, process development and qualification with DOE for new process, materials, AR stack design, engineering changes, equipment, measurements and vendors - Collaborate with development and manufacturing in advancing fundamental understanding - Lead or support scale-up and new coatings technology transfer to manufacturing plants and contract manufacturers - Provide technical consultation and subject matter expertise in glass AR & ETC coating troubleshooting support and process performance improvement including yield, capability, cost, capacity, etc. - Support problem solving and process improvement using structured problem-solving methods such as MEE, KT, Designed of Experiment, or DMAIC. - Engage stakeholders to determine product and process requirements for new product introduction (NPI) - Leverage 3D CAD, analytical tools, simulation, modeling, digital transformation and data analytics to foresee and mitigate risks, minimize process tuning/FAI/downtime and advance capabilities - Support development of AR & ETC technology roadmap - Support the qualification of contract manufacturers for AR & ETC coatings through engineering process capabilities, equipment, metrology and quality performance assessments   Day to Day Responsibilities (continue): - Identify technical skills and building blocks to establish a world-class Center of Excellence (COE) in automotive glass AR & ETC coating - Coordinates coating machine installation, debugging and initial operation of new equipment and systems - Support equipment design and development from concept, fabrication to final qualification - Incorporate design for safety in all equipment and process improvements development projects/activities. Ensure safety requirements are met from design through construction, process start-up to handover to operations - Estimate budget, capacity, utilization and provide technical support for NPI upon request - Analyze equipment and process design for function, safety, repeatability, cost-effective operation, ease of maintenance and capital efficiency - Provide communication updates to colleagues and leadership - Present ideas, plans, project status & VOC orally with visual aids or in writing - Facilitate the design of manufacturing processes and layout - Identify low-hanging fruits, prioritize opportunities, capture quick-wins and share remaining ideas - Promote and support digital transformation in process, equipment design and improvements - Document best practices and intellectual assets - Share experience & lessons learned Project involved with: - Capacity expansion, new technology transfer, new lines start-up, process development and optimization, equipment modifications, new materials qualification, fundamental understanding, revolutionary new process, technology or product development, DMAIC, MEE Reporting Structure: - Immediate Supervisor: Lin Qihang Direct reports: N/A Education & Experience - BS/MS/PhD majoring in physics, materials, chemical, electrical, mechanical, ceramic engineering or related fields - ≥ 5 years of solid project, industrial, engineering and manufacturing experience - Exposure to automotive parts NPI and manufacturing is a plus (for example: APQP, PPAP, IATF 16949 or Automotive Safety Testing) - Experience of living, studying, working abroad or extended travel outside of home country is a plus - Experience working for foreign multi-national corporations is a plus - Diversity in experience and/or background is an asset Required Skills - Minimum 5 years hands-on process experience in a glass coating and finishing operation - Strong academic background and able to apply scientific and engineering principles to solve problems, especially the root cause of PVD defects, scratches and contamination during the process flow. - Skilled in planning and executing experiments, data collection & analysis to support or refute hypotheses - Can quickly turn manufacturing and customer requirements into detailed project and action plans - Able to track and report progress effectively - Excel at identifying and engaging experts and key stakeholders to solve difficult technical problems - Communicates well with internal customers, external suppliers, technical collaborators and operators - Detail oriented, organized and data driven - Fundamental understanding in project management tools and techniques - Hands-on experiment skills, including the use of material characterization instruments - Analytical skills in optics, materials science, chemistry, especially related to coating, glass and ceramics - Good mechanical aptitude - Understanding of quality systems, PFMEA, control plan - Competency in external supplier management, qualification and contract management - Able to document and share lessons learned - Understanding of equipment set-up and calibration process - Develops clear bilingual visual work-instructions on process tuning, job change, calibration and etc. - Responsible for the accuracy of work performed and proactively ensures quality of work - Possess strong work ethic and attention to detail with excellent organizational skills - Ability to work with people of diverse technical and cultural backgrounds - Develops, coaches and mentor people - Experience working on one or more of the following types of process, equipment or measurements: o Cosmetic improvement o Thin glass material handling and fixtures o Tunnel ovens, batch ovens and/or environmental chambers o material reliability testing for automotive components o Semi-automatic man-machine collaborative work cells - Effective communication in English and at least one of the major Asia - Instills trust and confidence - Honest and pragmatic but tactful - Adapts to change quickly; takes frequent changes in strides - Effective at managing time and competing priorities - Customer oriented: manage expectations and meet / exceed customer requirements with quality results - Quickly develops effective work relationships and rapport with others in a new environment - Contributes and enriches the professional development and career experiences of others Desired Skills - CAD software proficiency is an asset - Knowledgeable of surface energy, cleanliness measurements, abrasives and polishing compounds - Solid knowledge about layer design tool - Familiar with industrial safety standards (including ergonomics) and different equipment standards - Expertise in cleanliness and environment control of dust and particulates - Expertise in coating, spraying, etching, plasma cleaning technology is a plus - Exposure to 6-sigma, Lean, 5S, TRIZ, DMAIC, MEE and/or PQA projects is a plus - Machinery repairs and maintenance experience is a plus - Exposure to equipment for thermal processes is a plus - Experience with facility equipment and inflammable / corrosive fluids is a plus - Understanding of industrial 4.0 - Exposure to wastewater treatment and/or pollution abatement is a plus Soft Skills - Tolerance of Ambiguity – Work in fast-pace environment with unclear or evolving requirements - Listening – incorporates feedback into actions and planning promptly - Drive for Consensus – present ideas, solicit opinions, form consensus and gain support - Commitment to Excellence – provide and receive honest feedback regularly to optimize performance - Team Player – work effectively as a team leader, member and/or facilitator - Communication & Transparency – share information and be transparent for effective teamwork - Goal Oriented – set targets and motivate team to achieve or exceed goals - Deep Thinker – think outside the box and think strategically - Value Diversity – keen cultural awareness; savvy at cross-cultural communication and interactions - Customer-focused and results-driven - Lives Corning values - Emotionally mature and disciplined Job Selling Points - An excellent opportunity to join Corning in a growing business and technologically advanced industry - Contribute to the automotive electrification and autonomous driving paradigm shift - An open and diverse work environment with global reach - Develop broad technical competency & cross-cultural understanding - Shape the future of automotive transportation experience - A comprehensive and competitive total rewards program Career Development Opportunities - Many challenges and development opportunities for technical, leadership and personal growth - Roles in operations, project, engineering, development and leadership with progressive responsibility to enrich experience and provide career advancement Hand Off Limit N/A Target Companies Solar panel industries, building or automotive glazing suppliers, consumer electronics cover glass finishers, optics component suppliers, coating equipment supplier (Von Ardenne, Shibaura & etc.)