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Vision & Control Systems Engineer, AGS, Hefei

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Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50297


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:

• Manage and improve process control/vision system solve difficult technical, engineering related problems to meet plant target.

• To take the lead to continuously improve control/vision.

• Provides subject matter expertise in control/vision aspect and drive to fundamental process understanding.

• To transfer control/vision system from division to plant operation.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Lead develop new imaging equipment, lead critical optics, imaging algorithm and process equipment design.

• Support of electrical & controls and vision systems; tuning and testing of controls logic & code; creation of maintenance plans & procedures with maintenance professionals; and training of operators

• Monitor controls systems stability, determining all root causes using rigorous means, and address root causes with production and maintenance teams.

• Provide analytical and problem-solving support and guidance to manufacturing when needed to ensure timeline and deliverables stay on track.

• Report out the issues with professional data analysis and clear logical process.

• Establish and update system SOS/PM/SOP as needed and ensure all procedures are properly written and followed.

• Support improvement projects to achieve target goal, including quality, uptime, cost and capacity.

• Train operators, shift leaders, managers, and other engineers on maintenance best practices.

• Periodic weekend and shift coverage may become a requirement 


Education & Experience

  •  Master Degree in Computer, Electronic Engineering, Automation, Mathematics, physics or related field.
  •  Experience with vision systems Required Skills
  •  Familiar with selection of lens, camera and light source, able to independently complete hardware selection of the project;
  •  Proficient in Python/C++/C, familiar with multithreading, multi-process, memory sharing, network communication programming technology;
  •  Familiar with any visual processing software in Halcon, VisionPro, Labview and VisionMaster;
  •  Experience in motion control, visual design or automated line design Desired Skills
  •  Skill in electrical controls: such as Inverter, Servo motor, Sensor, etc.
  •  Skill in working with automated handling systems.
  •  Project management skill.
  •  Experience in implementing DMAIC methodology and leading 6-sigma project is plus
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese.
  •  Knowledge of AB PLC, PC controls is plus.
  •  FANUC Robot Operate skill is plus.
  •  Skill in Excel VBA, VB, C++ is plus. Soft Skills
  •  Strong ownership of achieving goal.
  •  Sense of urgency and creativity to meet objectives.
  •  Flexibility to adapt to changing environment; be a change agent to help others through change.
  •  Cross-cultural sensitivity.
  •  Communication skill and positive working attitude in team Job Selling Points An excellent opportunity to join Corning family in a growing business and technologically advanced industry Career Development Opportunities
  •  Engineering and Leadership training.
  •  Work with Global teams.
  •  Multi-options of career path growth as factory grows, and within Corning.