Die Engineer

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Date: Jun 21, 2024

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230012

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63151


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. 

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Key Responsibilities:
Support daily production:
•    Interact and support daily production; Co-responsible for Forming process performance.
•    For daily process issues, investigating and analyzing, leading troubleshooting, developing solutions, and implementing corrective actions.
•    For repeated difficult issues, assist in process analysis to improve product or process.
•    Assists in process control and discipline (appropriate data collection, monitoring, etc.). 
•    Providing training/certification of operators in process control and operation.
•    Maintain product run strategy, SOS(Standard Operating Setpoints) and SOP(Standard Operating Procedure) for production lines.
Die management:
•    Interpret business needs & incorporate them into die business needs (i.e. die power model, 24 month rolling forecast, etc.). Integrate the die details with management needs to form a well-articulated & executable plan. 
•    Integrate with the Division engineering/IDM/CDSC etc. to form common technology approach & priority.
•    Manage die & hardware inventory and reception in order to ensure enough and appropriate dies are ready for production.
•    Investigating and possibly repairing die & hardware defects; providing preventative actions. 
New line set up:
•    Interact and support new plant project team for process debug and production set up.
•    Assist Forming engineer and project team on the topics of dies, hardware, extrusion, handling.
•    Work with upstream and downstream process: batching, drying, and cutting.
Continuous Improvement:
•    Train and communicate with operators of process or equipment changes.
•    Lead experimentations and projects to ensure effective implementation – achieving objectives, completed on time and within budget.
Plant-wide principles:
•    Implementing and enforcing procedures for maintaining a safe work environment.
Project involved with:
•    CHCL New Product process debug and production set up
•    Assist in Continuous Improvement Projects including repeated problem solving and prevention, process optimization, etc. 
•    See annual Department Objectives.


Required Education: Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent technical degree.
Desired Education: Master of Science (Engineering or equivalent).

Required Years and Area of Experience:
•    5-10 years of experience in manufacturing 
•    2 years' minimum Engineering supervision & leadership experience. 

Required Skills:
•    Successful technical project management, with evidence of progressive increase in responsibilities. 
•    Has excelled in one or more prior applicable roles: Manufacturing, Innovation, or Engineering leadership. 
•    Modest level of technical understanding within the division; alternatively, very strong general technology skills. 
•    Demonstrated ability to coach and develop people. 
•    Demonstrated ability to use engineering fundamentals to solve production problems.

Desired Skills:
•    Experience in Extrusion, die manufacturing, etc.
•    Breadth of experiences in prior roles: manufacturing, innovation, engineering, nontechnical assignments. 
•    Experience with deeply technical content 
•    Exposure to budget preparation & 5-Year planning processes 
•    Effectively dealing with difficult situations (performance issues, unsuccessful projects, etc.)


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. To request an accommodation, please contact us at accommodations@corning.com.

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