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Laser Process Development Engineer (m/f/d)

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Date: Jul 13, 2021

Location: Krailling, DE, 82152

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47624


Corning Laser Technologies GmbH, an independent subsidiary of Corning Inc., develops and automates laser processing systems to process a variety of materials, including glass. Based on the most recent achievements in laser technology and mechanical engineering, we develop highly efficient and reliable laser systems for improved quality and productivity for use in industrial production. This results in innovative machine solutions that prove themselves with respect to user-friendliness, reliability, quality and customized integration in production environments even in the most demanding competitive sectors. Corning Inc. is a US-American stock company incorporated in Corning, New York and is the global leader in manufacturing a variety of glass products, including displays, touch panels and glass fibs.


To support our Process Development department in Krailling, we are looking, immediately for a Laser Process Development Engineer (m/f/d) From developing innovative processes, to observing and evaluating technologies and IP in the international laser community, to transferring processes from the lab to a 24/7 customer tool - both the scope and detail of the tasks and the responsibilities associated with these tasks are unique.



• As a Laser Processing Expert on our team, your role will encompass the development, analysis and documentation of laser processes for processing various (new) materials, including glass and ceramics.

• You should possess deep knowledge in laser-matter interaction and optics.

• The position entails you to employ scientific and engineering principles to build fundamental understanding of laser interaction with different materials and convey this to innovative solutions.

• Transfer of laser processes from the lab into a 24/7 laser systems and support through all stages of innovation (research  manufacturing).

• An essential component of this role is the ability to concisely and clearly document and communicate technical results to your colleagues and team members.

• Be an active member of the laser processing team, work cooperatively with other scientists/engineers on the team and with people across all organizations (RD&E, Sales, Service and Manufacturing) to create innovative process and hardware solutions.

• Support the Sales team by development of samples meeting or exceeding the customer’s requirement.

• Training of the operators and engineers of our laser system customers.

• Support machine tool buyoff including Acceptance tests and Ramp-Up (on-site support).



• We require a PhD or Master’s degree in Physics, Optical Physics, Optical Engineering (or equivalent), specialized in lasers and laser processing.

• Proven knowledge of and experience with laser/matter interactions (5+ years is beneficial).

• Experience with opto-mechanical systems, laser beam delivery, measurement equipment and related design and engineering principles.

• You should be comfortable with experimental planning to test hypotheses, conducting experiments, along with executing theoretical analysis to explain and quantify the underlying physical mechanisms.

• Ability to work with team members across variety of technology fields (e.g. physics, chemistry, material science) to solve system-level problems as part of developing new processes or hardware.

• Data analysis skills: ability to analyze process data, identify and quantify trends, and use this information to guide improved laser process solutions.



• Laser processing experience specific to glass and laser processing systems integration.

• Technical: Understanding of glass technology, glass compositions/types, methods of glass forming and manufacture, and laser cutting of glass. Knowledge of statistical analysis tools is a plus (e.g. design of experiments, statistical process control).



• Do you have strong interpersonal skills – effective at interacting and communicating across varying disciplines/departments?

• Are you able to work in a team environment to tackle problems or produce a product?

• Confident presentation skills that convince customers and management of technical direction – ability to tailor message to the audience. We offer you a safe workplace with an unlimited, long-term permanent position with performance-based pay. Challenging duties in an attractive, international work environment and you support a dedicated and experienced team that in turn supports you. An open work atmosphere, flexible structures, fairness and appreciation of our employees characterize us as an employer. Have we piqued your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application!