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Optical Measurements Engineer, CET, Corning NY

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Date: Jun 28, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 52589


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:

  • A entry level engineering position in the Corning Environmental Technologies(CET) Division Engineering Measurements & Controls group that includes develop, assemble and test optical and computer vision-based measurement systems in support of the metrology, inspection and testing of Corning CET products.
  • Work as part of a team to manage the transfer of technology from development to manufacturing.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work with a variety of cross functional groups (Development, Quality, IT, Purchasing, Operations) to define, develop and implement optical and computer vision based measurement and instrumentation systems.
  • Transfer technology from early stage development to a product suitable for use in manufacturing.
  • Leverage external suppliers for key technologies or core competencies such as system integration.
  • Define Scopes of Work, competitively quote when appropriate, issue Purchase Orders, track supplier work and approve invoices.
  • Design experiments and analyze data to identify and implement improvements to measurement systems or production processes.
  • Create/update documentation for release to production including Machine Specifications; operating procedures and drawing packages.
  • Train engineering, maintenance and operations people how to use and maintain measurement systems.
  • Provide remote and onsite troubleshooting using data and performance analysis of the installed systems.


Travel Requirements:

  • 20-40% travel
  • 1 day to several week trips are typical.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 40+ hrs./week


Required Education:

  • Prefer BS or MS in Optics, Physics, EE or Computer Engineering Training or hands-on experience with vision systems is required


Required Experience/Skills:

  • Optical measurements system development (optics, lighting, cameras, image acquisition, image analysis, laser, 3D measurement)
  • Fundamental knowledge of physical optics (principles of optics)
  • Knowledge of image processing algorithms (blob analysis, edge finding, morphology, feature extraction, classification, metrology)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio programming (C# strongly preferred)
  • Systems Engineering and integration
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Experience with electrical/optical/mechanical installations, including system checkout and troubleshooting
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (MS Office programs)
  • Data retrieval, plotting and analysis (primarily using Microsoft Excel)


Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Experience with image processing development packages such as Halcon, Matrox Inspector, NI Vision, Cognex, Keyence, or Matlab image processing toolbox
  • Control systems (PLCs)
  • Process engineering knowledge.
  • Experienced with design of experiments, statistical analysis and process improvement
  • Experience with Metrology, Inspection and Product Quality in support of manufacturing
  • Motion Control
  • Ability to integrate motion on imaging platforms
  • Computing
  • Familiar with high performance computing systems


Soft Skills:

  • Ability to interact effectively with customers & coworkers as well as work independently.
  • You will need to be results oriented, a quick learner and be able to multi-task effectively.


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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