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Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineer

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Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45281


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.

IMS Engineer


Purpose of Position: Serve as an Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineer for the Corning Optical Communications Division Engineering team driving new equipment & system introductions, process improvements and cost reduction projects.


  • Design, document, implement, and maintain essential Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems for automated manufacturing equipment
  • Interface automated manufacturing equipment with plant information systems (MES)
  • Provide appropriate and timely technical advice on matters relating to SCADA systems and manufacturing data systems
  • Providing engineering technical expertise to ensure the operational reliability of SCADA systems
  • Work with automation equipment vendors to design/document equipment interface specifications
  • Solicit and document Voice of Customer from manufacturing sites
  • Collaborate with Process engineering to determine and provide process data to data historians at appropriate time intervals
  • Individual must be capable of executing project assignments, in a team-based environment, with minimal supervision.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, or equivalent.  
  • Able to travel globally (United States, Poland, and China at a minimum)
  • English proficiency         


Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of SCADA (GE iFix, Ignition, or similar) and control systems and components
  • Knowledge of controls and real time Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Knowledge of structured programming languages
  • Experience integrating automated manufacturing equipment with plant Information Management Systems (IMS)
  • Developed interpersonal and communication skills; including the ability to interact effectively with remote global teams
  • Ability to prepare technical and non-technical documentation
  • Ability to work effectively as both an individual and as a team member to solve complex SCADA problems and design decisions
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and plan activities, work on multiple concurrent tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to generate and communicate high level flow charts for process and data flows


Desired Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of programming GE iFix
  • Knowledge of PI data historian and how to configure – Asset Framework, Event Frames
  • Familiarity with Omron and Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Knowledge of MS SQL database
  • Project Management Skills