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Control Systems Engineer

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Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Hefei, 34, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44069


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality 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 Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Use of control system fundamental via industrial controllers for achieving the desired target of the product/process parameters/attributes.
  • Design control system hardware and software for manufacturing process. Develop or modify control systems including data acquisition, data display, control charts and control algorithms.
  • Equipment checkout, move-in, installation, debug, commissioning and integration of control systems into to manufacturing facilities.
  • Work with process engineers to conduct process improvement experiments and manufacturing studies. Statistics analysis of manufacturing and experimental data to find process upset root causes and appropriate solution. It involves the application of fundamental knowledge and methods for understanding physical phenomena to achieve specified characteristics and criteria for products and processes.
  • Work on teams with production and engineering to improve yield, throughput, cycle time and process uptime.
  • Participate in all stages of manufacturing processes that involve forming, firing and annealing on glass and ceramics, ware handling and finishing which includes cutting, grinding, polishing, washing, assembly and packaging of final products.


Required Skills

  • Familiar with control systems hardware, software, and system integration design.
  • Understanding of Electrical standard, safety and code compliance.
  • Fundamental understanding of classical control - Linear feedback control PID, cascade control, Logic & sequence control, Single input single output (SISO) etc.
  • PLC programming skills and experience in process & automation control. (Rockwell, Mitsubishi, Siemens)
  • SCADA systems design and development for manufacturing operation and process control. (GE iFix, FactoryTalk View, WinCC)
  • Familiar with industrial communication protocol. (RS232/RS48, DeviceNet, ControlNet, Profibus, CAN, Modbus, CC-Link, EtherNet/IP, Profinet, TCP/IP etc.)
  • Coordinated multi-axis and synchronized motion control design and implementation.