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Automation Engineering Supervisor

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Date: Aug 30, 2022

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 57167


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.

Automation Engineering Supervisor


1.    Purpose of Position.

Provide Operation Specialized Support as Project ,Automation and Controls expert, coach his team to attain Cost Reduction goals during the year, Coordinate resources to support Initiatives and projects, provide technical guidance on all RCA and improvement requirements while driving process improvements through Lean , Six Sigma , TRIZ , MEE  and all applicable methodologies , generate financial analysis to fund improvement projects that involve any Automation or Manufacturing improvement deliverables 
Works on diverse opportunities and needs, analyzes data to provide a clear understanding of each situation and the available solutions detailing Pro's and Cons on each scenario; exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 
Generates development plans, evaluate Individual Performance, keep a healthy work environment, enforce Corning values , discipline and leverage personnel talent/workload .
Leads the specialized engineering groups aligned with the organization KSI  , projects and programs  , oversees and assures norm , methodology  and standard compliance  of all equipment and process development projects.

2.     Responsibilities and tasks of the position.

•    Coordinate Engineering & Automation resources in the development and improvement of processes and equipment aligned with management vision and strategy  
•    Leader assigned on projects and programs with many variables, and stakeholders across multiple functions.
•    Achieve low cost manufacturing, superior quality/service and improved capability/capacity
•    Coach Bands C, B , A , CC, BB, AA


Main activities but no limited:
•    Execute work-streams on projects to deliver Automation and Innovative process improvement and step change capabilities
•    Lead Automation/Engineering/Technical resources in the development and improvement of processes and equipment. Achieve low cost manufacturing, superior quality/service and improved capability/capacity
•    Liaison between multiple project leaders to deliver on key plant initiatives (NPI , Transferences  , Process Improvement , Cost Reduction , Automation and equipment projects , Safety Related improvement , etc)
•    Lead assigned projects and initiatives following proper methodology and documentations practices 
•    Collaborate on the Sustaining and Improvement of the operation KPI's (Yield , SCRAP , Cost ,CPK , PPK , SIGMA , OEE , TAU , OLE etc)
•    Manage and communicate status of assigned projects and initiatives that drive Automation and manufacturing performance
•    Build effective relationships with division engineering, division manufacturing, and commercial (as necessary) in support of execution of the plant engineering strategy
•    Provide focus and direction to direct reports to ensure professional development
•    Ensure the protection of Corning's Intellectual Property (IP); assist in definition of new IP
•    Develop technical capabilities in Automation and engineering organization
•    Ensure effective process and equipment change control management
•    Methodological approach Champion, assure the proper methodology is used when finding a RC or developing the fundamental understanding , document all data and information in approved vaults 
•    Leads Engineering specialized resources/efforts, such as CSC , Automation ,Systematic innovation ,Industrial Safety , cost Reduction ,etc
•    Proliferates Advanced RCA and Engineering Problem solving tools knowledge through Training and certifications (TRIZ , Six Sigma , Project Management , MEE , PCPD)