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Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50189


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:

Systems Engineer in the Corning Environmental Technologies (CET) Division Engineering Measurements & Controls group. Serve as a measurements resource for division process improvement and capital expansion projects. Division level contact for manufacturing support of installed measurement systems. Project focus will be on the implementation of automated systems in Corning's manufacturing plants and processes.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

Capital Project Assignments

  • Actively participate in all phases of the project including design, fabrication, off-line integration and testing, installation, production start-up support, training of plant personnel and technology transfer.
  • Interface with external system integrators and machine builders to successfully deliver fully integrated process equipment systems to Corning’s plants on-time, on-budget, and that satisfy performance measures
  • Report on project activities on a pre-determined basis. Ensure results meet the customer’s requirements as well as applicable national and international equipment design standards.
  • Individual must be capable of leading the measurements efforts assigned to project assignments, in a team-based environment. This assignment may include resource planning, systems design, and the coordination of build and installation activities. Measurements Systems Support
  • Understand and implement hardware and software for measurement systems.
  • Support troubleshooting, updating and enhancing existing plant measurement systems.
  • Lead the transition projects designed to transfer technologies from development activities (Stage 3 and 4) to production ready systems (Stage 5). Measurement Systems Development
  • Lead or support of small development efforts for measurement systems extension or expansion to other product lines or applications.
  • Member of cross-functional project teams responsible for concept generation / certification, technology development, detail design / build, and start-up of automation and process machine systems in manufacturing.
  • Participate in the development of software architectures, software functional specification, and system integration requirements that will satisfy process and manufacturing requirements


Travel Requirements:

  • 25% - 50% international and/or domestic (average of two weeks at a time).
  • Longer term travel assignments for larger projects may be required with advanced notice.


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or Optics.
  • 3+ years of experience in vision systems (can include graduate work).


Required Skills:

  • Experience with structured text programming
  • Knowledge of databases
  • Knowledge of instrumentation (e.g. sensors) and vision systems technologies
  • Background in computer programs like Halcon, Matrox Vision Library, MatLab, Labview, WiT, etc
  • Base understanding of statistical analysis such as histograms, regression, standard deviation, gauge R&R, etc
  • Experience with image spatial calibration (2D and 3D)


Desired Skills:

  • Background in C# programming
  • Course work or experience with using tools such as AutoCad, Simulink etc
  • Controls/Electrical Experience in Manufacturing
  • Basic project management skills (e.g. scoping, budgeting, timelines etc.)
  • Some exposure to laser and ultrasonic technologies
  • Some knowledge of equipment engineering, process support and debug
  • Experience with precision optical systems


Soft Skills (Differentiating):

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Interpersonal skills – engaging, enabling, open
  • Strong organizational skills


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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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