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Product Development Engineer

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Date: Sep 25, 2021

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

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Product Development Engineer

Job Title:  Product Development Engineer

Department: COC Technology


Scope of Position.

Product Development Engineer focused on advanced innovation. Responsible for the generation of successful engineering solutions for Optical Fiber New Products. Evaluation of the use of new components, Conducting experiments, Fabrication of prototypes, Product Testing, Creation of Design Engineering Documents and defining Product Specifications and Process Requirements.


Main Responsibilities:

  1. Deploy Engineering solutions for Optical Fiber Products, aligned with the current products and processes.
  2. Coordinate with Manufacturing Support Teams to identify manufacturing line’s requirements to support new product initiatives.
  3. Validate additions to Manufacturing Processes, with the support of Manufacturing and Quality Departments, to assure Product Integrity.
  4. Coordinate and lead Manufacturing builds ( Pilot and Pre-Production builds ).
  5. Request and Coordinate the required Product Testing per Telcordia Standards for Fiber Optics.
  6. Troubleshooting for testing failures and proposal of solution alternatives, thru the use of Problem Solving Methodologies, based on Fundamental Understanding, Scientific Method, Critical Thinking and Statistical Approach.
  7. Coordinate with Manufacturing, Quality and Safety Support Teams to develop the documents that are mandatory within the Product Introduction Process.
  8. Define Process Requirements and Quality Control Criteria.
  9. Lead and train manufacturing and local team members to ensure the successful construction and testing of Pilot and Pre-Production units.
  10. Actively participate in securing and utilizing VOC in New Product Development Process.
  11. Actively support and periodically coordinate and lead Product Team Meetings with Technology, Manufacturing, Quality and Safety departments.
  12. Provide support for Junior Level Engineers and Interns.
  13. Work with Local Process Experts and Global Subject Matter Experts on New Product or Processes Advisory needs.
  14. Document all new ideas for patent submission or ID creation.
  15. Contribute and participate in Internal and External Audits, such as: ISO, TL 9000, 5's, AME, Safety, among others.


Required Education.

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering.  Major in Mechanics, Electro-Mechanics, Mechatronics or Optical is preferred.


Work Experience.

  • 3 to 5 years of Industry Related Experience ( Product, Design, Manufacturing , New Product Introduction ).
  • Product Development and/or NPI experience is desirable.
  • Laboratory Testing Procedures experience is desirable.


Required Skills:  

  • Solid background in Manufacturing Processes.
  • Proactive approach to Problem Solving.
  • Demonstrated skills in researching, analyzing and making recommendations related to problems solving.
  • Capable of performing  Data Analysis using MS excel ( SPC ), or Minitab Software.
  • Knowledge of Product Data Management , ECO and Product Development Processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Skilled in written and oral communication with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work individually or collaboratively in cross functional and cross cultural teams.
  • Demonstrated skills to develop and deliver effective presentations, at all levels, within the organization.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and practices to ensure employee’s safety while implementing new product processes.
  • Effective handling of multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Self motivated.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications: MS Project,Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Advanced English user.


Desired Skills  

  • Familiar with Fiber Optics Fundamentals.
  • Experience using Project Management Tools and Procedures.
  • Design of Products and/or Manufacturing Fixtures using CAD software ( Pro Engineer. Solid Works, AutoCAd, Catia ).
  • Positive attitude, flexible and good work ethic.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is a plus. 



Pay Grade: Grade B 

Employee Referral Amount: $0.00