Maintenance Mechanical Engineer

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Date: Jun 25, 2024

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63744


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 businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of light
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Install new equipment and create maintenance processes for all the equipment in the plant, in collaboration with the specific process leaders.  
  • Identification of appropriate activities, frequency, and methods for those
  • Creation and population of maintenance databases
  • Training of maintenance workers
  • The maintenance mechanical engineer will monitor process using audits and data to confirm whether equipment meets performance expectations. Work with operations and engineering teams to solve problem if needed.
  • Keep detailed maintenance metrics to identify the areas where potential improvement opportunities are, and to ensure strict compliance to schedules.
  • In troubleshooting for possible equipment or process issues, maintenance mechanical engineers will be integral part in operation to address root causes using rigorous methods.
  • Support experiments where equipment modifications may require maintenance teams.  
  • Deliver improvement projects to achieve objectives in quality, uptime, cost and capacity.
  • Supports plant growth through equipment installation, documentation, and training, including close interactions with plant operations and engineering.
  • Train operators, shift leaders, managers, and other engineers on maintenance best practices.
  • Weekend and shift coverage could be required as needed.


Education & Experience  

  • BS or higher in mechanical engineering.
  • 5+ years of experiences in mechatronics device development working as mechanical engineer
  • Project management and equipment development experience preferred.
  • Experience in troubleshooting on equipment, especially related with process issue a strong plus.


Required Skills                                                

  • Strong sense for safety, process control and process discipline.
  • Familiar with mechanical design and root cause analysis ability.
  • Skilled in CAD/Solid works or related design software, have a strong hands-on ability
  • Familiar with the mechanical manufacturing process and drawing
  • Advanced in mechanical system of mechatronic devices and valves
  • Mastery in mechanical design of mechanical system, common parts, hydraulic elements
  • Mastery in common standards of mechanical design and valves used in equipment
  • Advanced in common material, mechanical processing, and assembly
  • Advanced in applying DFMEA and other common methodologies to do technical analysis
  • Average in Lean and TPM development 
  • Strong analytical skills, including spreadsheets, but also with statistical software.  Ability to present analysis in front of groups.
  • Good problem-solving ability with DMAIC, Lean and Six-Sigma methods, special emphasis on root cause analysis tools (fishbone, 5-why).
  • Good Oral/written English communication skill.
  • Computer skills (working knowledge and use of Microsoft Office).


Desired Skills  

  • Project experience of new equipment introduction, installation and debugging.
  • Familiar in common mechanical simulation and can use related software to analysis


Soft Skills                                                

  • Strong ownership of achieving goal
  • Sense of urgency and creativity to handle project issues and adapt plan to meet objectives 
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing environment; be a change agent to help others through change
  • Customer oriented; meets customer needs with quality results 
  • Good team player.
  • Cross-cultural and ability to work with many factory functions.  


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