Material process Science Engineer

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Date: May 15, 2024

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88700

Company: Corning


Requisition Number: 63046


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

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.


Purpose of Position.            


Research and tests polymeric materials and components used in the development of telecommunications products. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.


Major responsibilities and tasks of the position.


  • Conduct research and tests on polymeric materials and components, ensuring they are of highest quality and meet the requirements for the development of telecommunications products
  • Analyze and interpret data from test results and research studies, identifying key factors that will influence the production process
  • Develop and implement innovative strategies for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the polymer processing operations
  • Ensure compliance with the industry standards and regulations regarding the use and handling of polymeric materials
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in troubleshooting problems and implementing solutions.
  • Document and report on research findings, test results, and process improvements
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in polymer science and incorporate them into the production process where applicable
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers




  • Bachelor’s degree in Polymer Science, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or similar
  • Certifications or relevant coursework such as Polymer Chemistry, Polymer Physics, Polymer Extrusion process, thermodynamics, etc
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in Polymer Science, Chemical Engineering or related field  


Work Experience


  • +5 years of technical experience in manufacturing or researching environment related to polymer science, material science or chemical engineering
  • Proven experience in data analysis and problem solving related to polymeric materials and applications
  • Preferred: Experience in process engineering, particularly related to the production and development of telecommunications products




  • Acting Decisively 
  • Financial Analysis & Management (Manufacturing) 
  • Self-motivated and driven 
  • Be Confident and Adaptable 
  • Champion Change and Flexibility 
  • Foster Innovation and Risk Taking 
  • Drive Deployment 
  • Prioritizing and Organizing Work 
  • Working with Ambiguity  
  • Problem solving 


Additional Skills.


  • English is required
  • Advanced knowledge in polymer science and engineering
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of the principles and practices involved in process engineering
  • Proficient in using software applications used in polymer science research and testing
  • Excellent communication and team collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound judgments within generally defined practices and policies
  • Strong project management skills
  • Knowledge of industry standards and regulations
  • Continual learning and adaptation to new technologies and advancements in the field of polymer science

Corning Puts YOU First!


We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning.

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions.
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.   
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.  
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

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