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Senior Clean Process Engineer

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Date: Dec 9, 2022

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Establish cleaning process window, document process settings and revise as conditions change.
  • Participate in developing and implementing manufacturing processes cleaning process for different products.
  • Monitor process data against performance expectations, root cause analysis on the cleaning failures and provide the solving solution.
  • Lead experiments and performance improvement projects to achieve target goal, including quality, cost and capacity.
  • Assess risks of cleaning chemical application in engineering, technologies, and manufacturing. recommend suitable substitutes for industrial application.
  • Be the technical leader in the plant for cleaning process. work with equipment/control system engineers to optimize process/equipment interactions. work with other process areas to identify process interactions.
  • Train operators, shift leaders, managers, and other engineers.
  • Weekend and shift coverage is requirement as needed.
  • Evaluate cleaning requests and glass handling concepts based on experience and in-depth knowledge
  • Apply DMAIC and engineering principles to understand the root cause and eliminate defects
  • Design experiments, process development and qualification with DOE for new process, materials, technology, engineering changes, equipment, measurements and vendors
  • Collaborate with development and manufacturing in advancing fundamental understanding


Education & Experience

  • BS/MS/PhD majoring in chemical, mechanical, materials, electrical, ceramic engineering or related fields
  • ~2+ years working experience in Glass and Semiconductor industry cleaning
  • Exposure to automotive parts NPI and manufacturing is a plus (for example: APQP, PPAP, IATF 16949 or Automotive Safety Testing)
  • Experience of living, studying, working abroad or extended travel outside of home country is a plus
  • Experience working for foreign multi-national corporations is a plus
  • Diversity in experience and/or background is an asset


Required Skills

  • Hands-on process experience in a glass cleaning and finishing operation
  • Strong academic background; able to apply scientific and engineering principles to solve problems
  • Skilled in planning and executing experiments, data collection & analysis, and refuting hypotheses
  • Analyze process data and trends for solving process or equipment problems
  • Can quickly turn manufacturing and customer requirements into detailed project and action plans
  • Able to track and report progress effectively
  • Chemical and material knowledge understanding, understand the chemical and physical reaction mechanism , can put it into use .
  • Understand the reason why washer key parameters are picked and how it's goanna happen when set them out of range. understand how process output is linked with customer's application
  • Know Process Measure - sampling plan, data collection plan, MSA, CPK analysis, Outlier analysis
  • Literature searching and summary capabilities, know how to get the newest technology Information, can put forward the advantage and disadvantages
  • Understanding of equipment mechanical operations and control way.
  • Presentation and technical writing skills to enable communication within the program team, internal, and external customers
  • Strong communication skill to work with different multi-functions department with different culture • Self-starter, passionate about engineering and have a high level of technical curiosity.
  • Dedicated, open to new ideas and recognized for your flexibility to change  


Desired Skills

  • Understanding of DMAIC, Lean and Six-Sigma methods and tools, can use the way solve complex problem at daily work
  • Familiar with measurement and analysis instruments.
  • Exposure to AOI, Lean, 5S, TRIZ, MEE and/or PQA projects is a plus
  • Proficient in English and Mandarin. Good written and oral skills are essential.
  • Experience working in glass /ceramic production environment, cleaning room environment.
  • Working experience in automotive glass or electronic glass is a plus.


Soft Skills

  • Good learning capability 
  • Logical thinking mindset 
  • Creative thinking skills
  • Decision Making – review facts and weigh options using a systematic approach
  • Strong ownership of achieving goal
  • Target and schedule oriented
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Team Player – work effectively as a team leader, member and/or facilitator
  • Good coordination and communication skills
  • Conflict solving skills