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Process Simulation Engineer - Solid Mechanics

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Date: Jul 14, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36718


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.

Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.

Scope of Role:

  • In this role as a Scientist/Engineer, you are responsible for modeling of new processes and/or process conditions for improved product attributes or reduced cost for display glass and/or ceramic substrates and filters.
  • Expectation of developing novel modeling/ analytical tools or utilizing existing tools to gain fundamental understanding of underlying principles.
  • Strong foundation in solid mechanics and a high level of expertise in numerical modeling.
  • This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with globally distributed researchers, engineers in our commercial organizations, and customers.

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • We require a M.S or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Civil or related discipline

Required Skills:

  • Experience with developing constitutive material models, characterization techniques and its application to brittle material
  • Strong knowledge in area of fracture mechanics and strength of materials for brittle material
  • Hands-on lab experience with equipment and materials testing, particularly strength and fracture testing
  • Analyze problems and reduce them to mathematical models, carrying out experiments to validate models, deriving numerical and technological solutions and making recommendations
  • Strong mathematical and programming skills (ability to perform Structural Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS or equivalent software)

Desired Skills:

  • 1+ yrs. of work experience in similar field preferred
  • Experience with process and product engineering
  • Knowledgeable about various materials test techniques
  • Ability to lead product performance data evaluations, experiments and data analysis
  • Skilled at conducting and analyzing product performance experiments using; MEE, statistical DOE, 6 sigma DMAIC and others

Job Duties:

  • Utilizing solid mechanics modeling to understand the product performance and failure modes of materials in various applications
  • Utilizing modeling such as FEA for product development, designs improvements, manufacturing processes, and failure analysis
  • Guide and recommend new capabilities or method developments related to mechanical testing and measurements
  • Lead and recommend product testing pertaining to product design, reliability and performance to meet qualification requirements from commercial, engineering &manufacturing.
  • Engage with the businesses as needed to help with addressing reliability concerns/questions from customers and other product engineering related problems.
  • Writing technical reports, invention disclosures, & publications

Travel Requirements:

  • We travel up to 10%, some international

Hours of Work/Work Schedule/Flex-Time:

  • Our hours are normally 8:00 – 5:00; Monday – Friday although we may have some projects that require additional hours.

Soft Skills:

  • Can you cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment built on credibility, visibility, and trust while presenting and selling concepts to internal customers?
  • Are you willing to take initiative and get results?
  • How are you at growing networks to get things done?
  • Dedication, creativity, self-starter and the passion to build and improve daily - Does this sound like you?

This position does support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.