Firing Engineer

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Date: Jun 29, 2024

Location: Pudong, SH, CN, 201206

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62917


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.


Purpose of the Position: 
Under the guidance and direction of Technical Management:
•    Provide Process Engineering support to the CSCL production line to establish stable operating performance.
•    Implement process and equipment improvements to achieve the plant’s continuous improvement goals in quality, capability, capacity, delivery and cost.
•    Ensure a safe working environment within the facility.


Day to Day Responsibilities: (must to fill)
•    Interact and support production
•    Establishing rigorous process control and discipline within their respective area of responsibility (determine appropriate data collection, process monitoring, control methods, and documented standard operating procedures). 
•    Controlling process variation and making continuous improvements.
•    Investigating and analyzing process issues, providing troubleshooting support, developing solutions, and implementing permanent corrective actions.
•    Conducting experimentation to understand cause and effect of changes.
•    Controlling effective implementation of process or equipment changes.
•    Planning, directing, coordinating and/or leading projects to ensure effective implementation – achieving Objectives, completed on time and within budget.
•    Participating on New Products Team – planning for new product introductions, ensuring production readiness, establishing capability, and resolving issues.

•    Providing training and certification of operators and technicians in process control and defect detection.
•    Interacting with Corporate, Division and Plant technical resources to exchange and transfer technology of best practices.
•    Implementing and enforcing procedures for maintaining a safe work environment.
•    Staying current as a ‘subject matter expert’ in their field of technical expertise.

Project involved with:
See annual Department Objectives.
•    Fully meet department performance goals, successfully complete MBOs;


Requirements: Education & Experience
•    BS/MS degree in Thermodynamics, Inorganic Non-metal Materials, Mechanical or equivalent.  
•    3+ years’ experience working on firing process in ceramics related industry.
•    Work experience in multi-national companies highly preferred.

Requirements: Required Skills                                                
•    Process control and discipline.
•    Process thinking skills – logical problem analysis, decision analysis and understanding and solving problems.
•    Manufacturing systems, technical expertise, and statistical skills.
•    Good communication skills – both oral and written, including English.
•    Team player

Requirements: Desired Skills  
•    General knowledge of ceramic manufacturing or related processes.
•    Green belt certification
•    Demonstrated Project management skills
•    Presentation skills



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