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Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44385


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.

Purpose of Position.   

Provide engineering expertise to establish processes and procedures to promote an efficient manufacturing operation, support the selection and improvement of equipment and processes, to increase efficiency and reduce costs.    


Mention the major responsibilities and tasks of the position.

  • Develop product routings (system)
  • BOM creation (system)
  • Use Lean tools to improve performance
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects
  • Line balancing 
  • Is able to use CAD (AutoCAD)
  • Productivity, efficiency and performance metrics 



  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering field or equivalent 


Work experience.

  • 2 - 4 years of experience in similar roles (Lean Engineer / Industrial Engineer / Process Engineer)


Additional skills.

  • Fluent English
  • Excel
  • SAP knowledge (inventories, consumption, BOM's, routings, etc.)
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Leadership
  • CAD knowledge (AutoCAD preferred)
  • Project management
  • VSM
  • Lean Six sigma tools
  • Spaghetti chart