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Automation Engineer

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Date: Jul 18, 2022

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Internal Corning Employees are provided the opportunity to review global job openings for potential interest. However, they are encouraged to do so with the understanding that whether or not they will be considered a candidate for positions located outside their geographic area (city, country, region) will depend on a number of factors such as the availability of local subject matter expertise or qualified talent, the need to obtain and availability of work authorization, costs associated with internal transfer, etc. It will be the decision of the hiring organization whether to permit employees applying outside the local area where the opening exists to be considered a candidate for that opening. It is recommended employees wishing to apply for job openings at Corning make their supervisor aware of their interest before formally applying.


Automation Engineer


Purpose of Position:

Apply Mechanical, Electrical, Automation skills and knowledge to supporting, designing and improve equipment solutions for high volume discreet manufacturing assembly operations.   Drive toward world class performance of automation, and establishing standardized equipment operation and documentation practices.


Major Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Equipment design, deployment, industrialization and engineering support strategies for OCS manufacturing technologies.   Improvement of equipment quality and capability to ensure long term manufacturing performance, including:
    • Equipment design and programming documented to enable site support and flexibility.
    • Identification of Critical equipment spares, programming and service procedures.
    • Application of engineering Troubleshooting knowledge and methods.
  2. Interface with external system integrators and machine builders to successfully deliver fully integrated automation equipment to Corning’s plants on-time, on-budget, and that satisfy performance measures.
  3. Initial focus of work will be on equipment deployment, installation, and successful transition into manufacturing operation at multiple global sites.    
  4. Support the development and proliferation of new manufacturing technologies and deliver improved equipment capabilities for manufacturing.
  5. Provide equipment design, documentation, programming, and prototyping capabilities in support of projects.
  6. Support manufacturing equipment transfers and new equipment procurement, installation and startup as driven by business needs.
  7. Project Management
  8. Create and support the establishment of a safe work environment.


List the 2 most complex decisions indicative of this function and its impact to the function, department and/or corporation.

  1. Equipment industrialization and uptime improvement
  2. Manufacturing process fundamental understanding and capability improvement


Personnel Directed

  1. No direct reports.
  2. Engineers may direct supplier / vendor personnel as well as site technicians, project team members through matrixed project organization to achieve equipment installation, startup, and performance improvement goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Ideal candidate will possess 0-3 years of Automation experience 
  • Able to travel globally (United States and Poland at a minimum)
    • Valid passport, titulo, and cedula
    • Extensive travel to US required for first 3-6 months


Required Skills

  • Hands on mechanical, controls or programming experience with new equipment technologies.
  • Experience creating equipment drawings using Solidworks or similar
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering business results
  • Effective technical organizational and planning skills, with ability to handle changing priorities
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others


  • Experience in a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Experience supporting capital equipment design, procurement, installation and support, especially for automation projects / equipment
  • PLC Troubleshooting and diagnostics skills
  • Experience supporting capital equipment design, procurement, installation and support, especially for automation projects / equipment





Pay Grade: Grade B 

Employee Referral Amount: $0.00