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Process Engineer, Green End Engineering

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Date: Oct 22, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49179


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:

Provide process engineering capabilities for the Erwin plant’s green end processes within the Environmental Technologies division. Apply engineering principles and practices to deliver step-change improvements in process capability and product quality, reduce manufacturing costs, integrate new technologies into production, and troubleshoot production issues.


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Conduct process engineering efforts to improve existing processes and develop processes for new products
  • Use engineering tools and methodologies such as MEE, KT-PA, etc. to understand and address root causes of production issues
  • Lead projects that support key Division and Plant initiatives
  • Work with Division Engineering and Development groups to deliver new technologies to production
  • Conduct experimentation to expand process understanding and support technology deployment
  • Provide input and support for new product and process concepts
  • Give presentations to leadership to provide updates on active workstreams


Travel Requirements:

  • <5%


Hours of work/work schedule:

  • 8a-5p Mon-Fri generally, but some off-hours and weekend support is required


Required Education & Experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical, Materials, Ceramic, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering


Required Skills:

  • Strong engineering background
  • Experience using the scientific method to solve challenging problems
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Working knowledge of basic statistics and process capability analysis
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Proficiency with experimentation including experiment design, execution, and results analysis
  • Excellent time management and organization skills; self-motivated and self-directed


Desired Skills / Qualifications:

  • Formal problem-solving skills and related certifications
  • Demonstrated track record of engineering achievements
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven presentation and communication skills
  • Experience generating intellectual property
  • Project financial analysis skills
  • Knowledge of Celcor business and products


Soft Skills:

  • Innovative mindset
  • Creative approach to solving problems
  • Positive attitude and team-oriented approach
  • Optimistic – motivated to overcome seemingly large technical obstacles
  • Strong technical curiosity and drive to learn
  • Ability to be flexible, learn, and adapt quickly
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal skills


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!


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