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Equipment Project Engineer - Corning, NY

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Date: Oct 9, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48888


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 Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.


Scope of position:

Equipment Project Engineer in the Equipment Engineering group. Utilize Project Management subject areas to handle equipment projects from start to end. Areas to support include Batching, Forming, Firing, Finishing, and Facility. Follow plant design, acceptance testing, and transfer criteria standards to deliver robust engineering solutions to support process, safety, and material handling requirements.


Day to day responsibilities:

  • Meet with project sponsor/partners to define project scope, cost, resource, and schedule
  • Leading projects by utilizing Project Management Tools like Project Initiation (PI) sheet, Role & Responsibility Plan, Communication Plan, MS Project Schedule, Appropriation Request (AR), Budget Sheet, Request for Quote/Proposal (RFQ)/(RFP), Factory/Site Acceptance Test (FAT/SAT) criteria, Installation Plan/Schedule, Project Transfer Criteria, etc.
  • Solve project issues through communication, negotiation, using thorough problem-solving approaches.
  • Administrative work such as tracking fabrication progress, budget spending, documentation development, spare part's purchasing, etc.
  • Coordinate design reviews, installation of equipment, start up, debug, and transfer to production
  • Close out project by capitalizing equipment, finishing documentation, transferring of spare parts, completing transfer criteria, etc.
  • Host various project meetings which invite key project members, vendors, partners, and review panels.
  • Presenting in plant project review meetings
  • Support project receivership on equipment
  • Support production and maintenance on mechanical design, process improvements, equipment trouble shooting


Travel Requirements:

  • Plant based projects. Domestic/international travel might be required during vendor meetings for project kick-off/equipment fabrication/FAT.


Hours of work/work schedule:

  • 40+ hrs per week Mon-Fri
  • Overtime, on-call, and weekend work periodically required to support production or project needs


Required education and experience:

  • We require a BS degree in Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • We are seeking 5+ year of experience as a project engineer on equipment-based projects
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 2016 or later, or Microsoft 365
  • Ability to develop project related documents including but not limited to what was mentioned in
  • Leading project team in a manufacturing setting
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Written & oral communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Mechanical aptitude and technical curiosity


Desired Skills:

  • Able to read engineering design drawings, schematics, etc.
  • Experience with developing SOP, Maintenance Instruction, etc.
  • OSHA 30 Construction certified
  • KT problem solving tool set including DA, PPA, etc.
  • AutoCAD Mechanical 2019 or later
  • SolidWorks 2020 or later
  • Experience with GD&T
  • Experience with design for maintainability; exposure to CMMS or asset management software, Maximo preferred
  • Experience with machining, welding, and other fabrication methods
  • Basic understanding of plant utilities, specifically compressed air, power distribution, and house vacuum


Soft Skills:

  • Well organized, detail oriented, and self-starter with a strong work ethic


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


Corning offers a competitive salary, vacation, pension, and family medical leave.


Are you ready to start an exciting career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!


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


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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