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Date: Apr 19, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45634


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:

  • Support new product capability development and implementation of new products and technologies into manufacturing as part of the CET Product and Process Development organization
  • Manage experimental product through various manufacturing, inspection and storage processes
  • Work with and provide direction to operators and technical resources to execute experiments and make customer samples
  • Manage lab inventory levels and maintenance/calibration schedules
  • Monitor new product performance and make improvement recommendations
  • Data capture and reporting
  • Develop operating procedures and trouble-shooting guides for new process and products
  • Document and train to procedures and job aides


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Solve process issues through data analysis, experimentation, and collaboration with experts
  • Develop and update engineering and operations documentation
  • Execute and conduct preliminary analysis for experiments
  • Mine and organize data from plant and lab systems
  • Provide inputs to assess scope of work required for potential new products
  • Support design of new tooling required for new products
  • Submit line time, material transfer and special test requests as needed or provide direction to others
  • Coordinate experimental runs with operations, engineering and technical support
  • Work and collaborate with people throughout the innovation process
  • Take part in potential problem/hazard analysis for non-standard procedures and communicate instructions for safe and successful completion to team
  • Seek the input of production personnel to maintain a general awareness of problems and improvement opportunities Projects involved with:
  • Sample manufacturing
  • Scale up and integration of new products
  • Reducing manufacturing costs through select & overall OEE improvements
  • Increasing manufacturing quality, capacity, and/or capability
  • Product Quality Architecture


Travel Requirements:

  • Commute between local Corning-area facilities is required.
  • Less than 25% to facilities outside the Corning area including international.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40+ hours, primarily Monday – Friday 7am to 4pm, although some off-shift and weekend coverage to support projects can be expected.


Required Education & Experience:

  • AAS in Technical degree, or comparable experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate activities across work centers.


Required Skills:

  • Strong logistics & organization skills
  • Equipment / process aptitude with ability to troubleshoot and characterize key process drivers
  • Handles multiple tasks effectively, while balancing priorities
  • Interacts well with production supervisors / operators, and engineering support
  • Effectively communicates requirements, directions, and issues
  • Technically curious, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Learn new technology and processes quickly
  • Capable to monitor and execute designed experiments
  • Data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Creative / innovative problem solving


Desired Skills:

  • Development or manufacturing experience
  • Familiar with CET processes and facilities


Soft Skills:

  • Organized with good planning and time management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Give direction to others (leadership skills)
  • Interact well with all levels within the organization
  • Builds relationships in diverse, cross functional team environment
  • Acts and make decisions in the best interest of the business


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, or 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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning