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Finishing Process Engineer

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Date: Jul 2, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Job Title: Finishing Process Engineer

Job ID: 55110

Job Location: Corning, NY



Provides process engineering support and expertise to a manufacturing organization, focused on continuous improvement, cost reduction initiatives, troubleshooting, and resolution of equipment issues.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Work with operators, team leaders and peers to develop and implement process, equipment, or safety improvements into manufacturing.

• Meet the day-to-day process support and related problem-solving needs of the department, while balancing the need for project success to move the department forward

• Process ownership, including the achievement process improvement and cost reduction targets through deep process understanding and rigorous data analysis.

• Support the transfer of new technology, materials, or processes from development to production. Including direct support of processing during product development

• Ensure all production and maintenance documentation are in place and current, including, SOP's, PM's, fixing guides and calibration.


Project Responsibilities:

• Leads and participates in improvement projects and effective problem analysis

• Supports projects and provides the guidance to all aspects of bringing new equipment into production, preparation of financial justification, designing, specifying, purchasing, achievement of established targets, required documentation, and tracking all spending related to the project.

• Leads, Co-Leads or supports attribute improvement projects, cost reduction projects or equipment upgrades.

• Supports product/process/equipment activities as a key partner and receiving, helping to ensure the success of the targeted effort, and seamlessly integrating into production.

• Act with urgency to close out assigned projects actions by required deadlines.

• Consistently and effectively communicates issues, concepts, and opportunities to partners.


Travel Requirements: You can expect less than 5% travel.


Work Schedule: Typically, M-F 8-5, but off hours support is required.


Education and Experience Requirements:

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

• At least 2 years of engineering work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred


Required Skills:

• Ability to learn new technology and processes quickly.

• Use of the scientific method to develop, test, and prove hypotheses.

• Creative/innovative problem solving.

• Strong technical fundamentals with process engineering skills.

• Able to collaborate across organizational boundaries and integrate solutions. 

• Results oriented and high commitment.

• Can take routine data retrieval and analysis and develop a standard methodology.

• Able to handle multiple complex tasks and set priorities with multiple internal customers.

• Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, including formulas and graphing functions.

• Practical experience with basic statistics, familiarity with advanced statistical methods, preferred.

• Demonstrated leadership or teamwork in accomplishing common goals.

• Basic knowledge of Six Sigma (DMAIC) methodology.


Soft Skills:

• Open and engaging to effectively work with others.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Self-starter with technical curiosity.

• Personal Integrity

• Flexibility

This position does not support immigration sponsorship. 

Nearest Major Market: Corning