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Process Technician

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Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46728


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 Technician III


Applies process engineering knowledge, skills and expertise from concept through delivery of process and equipment at production areas

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.  

Manage projects under appropriate supervision and direction from responsible engineer or supervisor.


Individual contributor, lead or team member with clear direction provided by responsible Engineer or Supervisor, with ownership of a significant part of the accomplishment within the assignment; Low supervision is required to manage complex scope projects/workstreams/process issues with  few variables, identifiable solution, few stakeholders

maintain manufacturing processes and documents to ensure robust processes

Support administrative tasks, such as documenting and releasing processes (MPIs, VAs, and PM/AC along with Maintenance Department), equipment maintenance, schematics, improving or developing safety and ergonomics guidelines for equipment use

Coordinate equipment, prototypes, consumables purchasing orders

Assist on process improvement trainings for Product Engineering’s, Product Technicians and Initial Training Trainers

Utilize and communicate process information to solve manufacturing issues

Measure process inputs/outputs and utilize results to propose solutions

Assist on the selection of new equipment and consumables and understand their fabrication

Diagnose process performance applying knowledge of engineering principles and methods to identify root causes

Support on equipment selection, manufacturing installation, start-up and acceptance (Pilot, Pre-Pro Runs & EEM)

Lead low complexity projects under Engineering supervision and direction, executing actions based on established methodologies and policies

Work with and facilitate alignment between manufacturing, development and upstream process experts to help delivering improvement of finishing technology capabilities

Utilize basic statistical tools, engineering data, and DMAIC/DESGN/Lean methodologies to help developing process understanding to support robust manufacturing processes.

Support execution of roadmap and project portfolio

Support product and process improvement qualification plans.  Developing  technical reports for internal publication

Support problem-solving in manufacturing, including root cause identification and resolution

Apply process engineering knowledge, skills and expertise from concept through delivery of process and equipment at production areas

Participate in Stage Gate Projects supporting the different Development phases (RA, LA, GA)

Work on problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors

Participate in solutions related to process issues on Customer Notifications

Assist on the introduction of safe and ergonomic devices and processes to enable a safe work environment

Help on determine substitute consumables to avoid an adverse process impact

Support the implementation of a robust Product Quality Architecture for new and existing products

Propose and implement iKaizens and Safety Kaizens

Support and perform 5S implementation in work area to achieve Plant goal

Support Global Standardization processes/projects.

Support product and process improvement qualification plans.  Assist on developing technical reports for internal publication

Support the implementation of a robust Product Quality Architecture for new and existing products



Mechatronics, Mechanical, Electronic Technical Career

or >3 year Mechatronics, Mechanical, Electronic, Industrial Engineering degree.

Work Experience

5+ year experience in manufacturing engineering.



Additional Skills

General Required

Proved experience on technical expertise in manufacturing processes

Proved experience on new processes or equipment deployment into manufacturing

Basic Lean Manufacturing knowledge

Basic Project Management knowledge

SPC application experience

Demonstrated history of positive interpersonal skills showing courtesy, tact, and understanding in interactions with coworkers, even under stressful circumstances

Very good communication skills (verbal and written)

Problem solving and decision making processes and skills

Good organizational skills

Ability to effectively deal with low levels of uncertainty, ambiguity, and change

Innovation and Results oriented


Attention to Detail

Desire to Learn

Requires a creative self-motivated individual who seeks out solutions to the challenges associated with the position and drives these solutions through to completion.



Green Belt Experience/Certification

This role may require up to 10% travel based on business needs

English skills at 50%.