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Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 410501

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 56610


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Function/Dept Purpose Statemen:

The Plant Engineering organization is the steward of our equipment and process. We develop and implement process/equipment improvements, carry out cost reduction projects. We support the equipment; conduct advanced troubleshooting; monitor equipment and process performance.

Position Responsibilitie:

  • Supports and/or leads sub-teams on new equipment installation, process certification, documentation and training.
  • Trains operators and trades personnel on new equipment and processes.
  • Trouble shoots material, process and equipment issues, identifies root cause and implements corrective action.
  • Implements and documents material, process and/or equipment changes.
  • Works with other team members to solve difficult technical, engineering related problems.
  • Supports or leads small project teams to focus on continuous improvement activities, new product or process introductions, and cost reduction projects.
  • Supports drive to fundamental process understanding and lowest cost producer objectives.
  • Supports the development and execution of plans to evaluate improvements in existing technology resulting in a superior product in terms of quality and/or cost.
  • Executes cost reduction and improvement (MEE/DMAIC) projects in line with business objectives.

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience in process engineering in manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to industrial safety practices
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results while managing multiple tasks and issues effectively

Required Knowledge

  • B.E. in Electrical/Electronics/E&TC/Instrumentation and controls Engineering.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong Data Analysis skills (Control Charts, Pareto Analysis, Pivot table) and analytical mindset
  • Familiarity with MS-Access and Minitab will be added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and/or as a team leader
  • Technical aptitude conducive to building proficiency in troubleshooting manufacturing equipment and evaluating manufacturing data.
  • Experience with MS-office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or DMAIC project experience