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Control Systems Engineer, AGS, Hefei

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Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49615


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.

Purpose of the Position:


• Manage and improve the process control system, solving the technical and engineering difficulties to meet the plant targets.

• Take the lead to continuously improve control. • Provides subject matter expertise in control aspect and drive to fundamental process understanding.

• Transfer control system from division to plant operation.


Day to Day Responsibilities:


• Support of electrical & controls and vision systems; tuning and testing of controls logic & code; creation of maintenance plans & procedures with maintenance professionals; and training of operators

• Monitor controls systems stability, determining all root causes using rigorous means, and address root causes with production and maintenance teams.

• Provide analytical and problem-solving support and guidance to manufacturing when needed to ensure timeline and deliverables stay on track.

• Report out the issues with professional data analysis and clear logical process.

• Establish and update system SOS/PM/SOP as needed and ensure all procedures are properly written and followed.

• Lead and support improvement projects to achieve target goal, including quality, uptime, safety, cost and capacity.

• Train operators, shift leaders, managers, and other engineers on maintenance best practices.

• Periodic weekend and shift coverage may become a requirement


Education & Experience

  •  Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer, Electronic Engineering, Automation, Mathematics, Physics or related field.
  •  Experience with vision systems Required Skills
  •  Familiar with electrical drawing design by AutoCAD or E-plan.
  •  Familiar with electrical controls: such as Inverter, Servo motor, sensor and common low voltage electrical components, etc.;
  •  Familiar with Mitsubishi(Q/R series) and AB PLC/HMI, network communication and has strong skills in PLC programing;
  •  Familiar with Cognex visual system and has knowledge with visual alignment principle;
  •  Familiar with EPSON Robot and has ability to solve the Robot issues;
  •  Familiar with MES/PI in PLC configuration;
  •  Knowledge of dashboard and has basic programing ability;
  •  Knowledge of Minitab and has ability of data analysis ,such as Cpk.
  •  Familiar with machine GB electrical installation standard, have lead electrical installation experience Desired Skills
  •  Skill in Project management and ability of cross department collaboration;
  •  Skill in EPSON Robot programing;
  •  Skill in Python/C++/C, familiar with multithreading, multi-process, memory sharing, network communication programming technology;
  •  Experience in implementing DMAIC methodology and leading 6-sigma project is plus.
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese.
  •  Knowledge of Decoration screen/Inkjet printer process .
  •  Knowledge of mechanical principle.
  •  Knowledge of Siemens PLC controls is plus.
  •  Skill in selection of lens, camera and light source, able to independently complete hardware selection of the project; Soft Skills
  •  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 change.
  •  Cross-cultural sensitivity.
  •  Communication skill and positive working attitude in team Job Selling Points An excellent opportunity to join Corning family in a growing business and technologically advanced industry Career Development Opportunities
  •  Engineering and Leadership training.
  •  Work with Global teams.
  •  Multi-options of career path growth as factory grows, and within Corning.