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IMS Engineer

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Date: Jul 4, 2022

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

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Purpose of Position: Serve as SCADA Engineer for the Corning Optical Communications Division Engineering team driving new automation 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.  
  • Ideal candidate will possess 0-3 years of SCADA development experience
  • Able to travel globally (United States, Poland, and China at a minimum)
    • Valid passport, titulo, and cedula
  • English proficiency          


Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of SCADA (Ignition, GE iFix, 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 Induction Automation Ignition
  • Knowledge of PI data historian and how to configure – Asset Framework, Event Frames
  • Familiarity with Siemens, Omron, and Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Knowledge of MS SQL database
  • Experience with automated assembly cells for discrete manufacturing
  • Project Management Skills


Pay Grade: Grade B 

Employee Referral Amount: $0.00