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Equipment Technician

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Hefei, China, CN

Company: Corning

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.


Position Description                                                                                                        




Purpose of the Position:

Organize and execute maintenance activities throughout the plant, with emphasis on electrical and control systems.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with operational departments to schedule, perform and record preventive maintenance system (weekly, monthly, quarterly).
  • Daily troubleshooting and improvement to maximize equipment up-time.
  • Equipment down time analysis and improvement.
  • Develops and maintains records for equipment down time and parts replacement.
  • Perform spare parts management and in-coming quality control work
  • Conduct the technician cross training, and train other technicians and operators.
  • Become an expert on systems, and support certification for mechanics and operators.
  • Develops initiates and monitors SOP’S, ISO and TPM-5S system for department.
  • Support & initiate shop floor improvement of electrical controls & tools.
  • Assist shop floor’s routine jobs.  


Education & Experience  

  • College degree in Electrical or related engineering
  • 3 years in maintenance work. 
  • Installation experience a plus.


Required Skills                                                

  • Understand equipment basic design, operation and maintenance knowledge.
  • Understand Maintenance PM Principles and Customer Focus.
  • Maintenance scheduling
  • Knowledge of process trouble shooting & data-driven root cause analysis
  • LOTO understanding
  • Familiar with Microsoft office, especially Excel
  • Basic English (A1/A2).


Desired Skills  

  • Maintenance of electrical and controls for these (each is a plus)
    • Conveyer systems
    • Robot systems (Fanuc)
    • Servo Motor, Inverter, sensor, signal translator maintenance and replacement
    • HVAC and clean room monitoring systems
    • Control feedback systems
    • Precision measurement systems
  • Familiar with Mitsubishi PLC and HMI application.


Soft Skills                                                

  • Sensitive to multiple cultures
  • Strong ownership of achieving plant goal
  • Creative and with strong continuous improvement work characteristic
  • Work independently by him/herself and also work well within team group


Job Selling Points

  • An excellent opportunity to join Corning family in a growing business and technologically advanced industry. 
  • Multiple Corning factories in Hefei, so community of experts to network with.


Career Development Opportunities                                                

  • Work with Global teams.
  • Substantial training will be provided.  Strong performers will get opportunities to lead.


Travel Requirements: (National/International; 0-100%)

0~10% National/International travel possible