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Date: Apr 26, 2022

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45195


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.

Process Data Analytics Engineer

Digital transformation

Reynosa, MX

Supervisor:  Process Engineering Manager


Position Description:

Serve as a process data analytics engineer for Division Process Engineering.  Advance the state of Manufacturing 4.0 across the Division through the expansion and usage of the Kairos platform and other data analytics tools.  The candidate will act as the process lead for the overall analytics team, with Bedrock as the primary discipline supported.  He or she will become the Department SME regarding the structure and application of data analytics using the Kairos platform , as well as the tools used to retrieve, report and analyze data.



•             Drive data analytics for the Division

o             Serve as data analytics  SME through the use of data collection, data analysis, and machine learning  tools

o             Build and deploy data-based models for use in process operational improvement

o             Leverage knowledge from corporate resources through direct support and communities of practice

o             Provide guidance to other process engineers regarding data analytics best practices


•             Provide process direction and recommendations for data analytics 

o             Identify areas of opportunity for data reporting, analysis, and machine learning model building

o             Review results and provide interpretation to ensure validity

o             Recommend additional data for collection, and linkages between data sets

o             Leverage corporate data analytics teams to  impact multiple areas as needed


•             Utilize, Review and Create queries, dashboards, and graphical visualizations to access and report data

o             Coordinate with data science team on existing dashboards / graphical visualizations and create new ones

o             Become proficient in using no code / low code solutions to access data through the Databricks environment


•             Lead process improvement activities

o             Leverage data to determine improvement areas

o             Design and execute experiments to enable data-based decisions

o             Implement solutions to improve cost, capability and capacity


Travel Requirements: up to 15%

Hours of work:

•             Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm as a base schedule.

•             Schedule will need to be flexed periodically to accommodate other time zones


Required Education:

•             Bachelor of Science in Engineering or equivalent

•             Masters degree preferred


Required Years and Area of Experience:

•             5-10 years experience in plant engineering or an engineering support role to a manufacturing operation.


Required Skills:

•             Programming experience with python, R, or similar data analysis language  and database querying such as SQL

•             Background in statistics  and machine learning

•             Data Based Decision Making Skills with emphasis on data analysis, data visualization, and communication

•             Strong Problem Solving Skills

•             Bilingual (English/Spanish), English skills > 80%


Desired Skills:

•             Strong computer and data management skills

•             Green Belt Certification or 6-Sigma Equivalent

•             Project leadership skills, including multi-cultural teams

•             Expertise in change management and documentation control systems

•             Understanding of Process Control and Process Discipline tools

o             Statistical tools such as statistical process control, hypothesis testing, sampling plans, capability analysis

o             Experimental design and analysis

o             Training in KT and MEE

•             Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing practices

•             Ability to engage with shop floor personnel and with plant leadership

•             Able to communicate through remote means (conference calls, email, IM)

•             Professional written and spoken communication


Process Discipline Specific Skills:

•             Strong skills in excel and SQL

•             Familiarity with JMP or Minitab

•             Familiarity with OSI PI

•             Working knowledge of Bedrock preferred

•             Bilingual (English/Spanish), English skills > 80%