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Vacuum Mechanical Engineer, AGS, Hefei

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Date: Jun 27, 2022

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49593


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.

Purpose of the Position:

  • This position will be one of key SME for future new coating process or equipment design.
  • For new equipment or expansion project, this position will assist the equipment installation and debug.
  • In day to day operation, this position will solve engineering issues in day-to-day operation of glass coating equipment, including PVD and liquid coatings and driving continuous improvement for equipment and process to maximize production.


Day to Day Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for vacuum equipment scheme design
  • Independently completed vacuum equipment structure design, drawing, standard parts selection, etc.
  • Contact with suppliers and follow up the processing and manufacturing of equipment;
  • Cooperate with other professional engineers to complete equipment development;
  • organize design data and writing technical documents.

Maintain & improvement

  • Troubleshoot and quickly resolve issues in production equipment.
  • Design and run experiments to understand and improve system understanding
  • Provide immediate analytical and problem-solving support to manufacturing team.
  • Report out the issues with data analysis and clear logical process.
  • Establish and update system SOS/PM/SOP as needed and ensure all procedures are properly written and followed.
  • Equipment downtime analysis and improvement to maximize equipment efficiency.
  • Develop training materials and provide training to this person’s team.
  • Supervise regular coater maintenance procedures, ensuring process cleanliness and rapid startup can occur



  • Master degree or above, major in mechanical design, mechanical manufacturing, mechatronic integration, experience and ability in vacuum equipment design;
  • 2+ years hands on equipment engineering in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with PVD coatings and/or glass manufacturing a plus.
  • Required Skills:
  • Professional knowledge of machinery and vacuum, able to independently complete the design and selection of vacuum equipment;
  • Proficient in using Solidworks, auto-CAD and other drawing software;
  • Experience in flow field analysis and thermal analysis using ANSYS (or ABAQUS) is preferred;
  • Proficient in MS Office and other Office software;
  • Fluent English communication skill

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of PVD coating technology, including the physics, equipment and processes.
  • Experience in implementing DMAIC methodology and leading 6-sigma project.
  • Knowledge of AB PLC, PC controls is plus.
  • Skill in Excel, including programming

Soft Skills:

  • Strong ownership of achieving goal.
  • Urgency and creativity to meet objectives; flexibility to adapt in changing environment
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity.
  • Communication skill and positive working attitude in team.