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Decoration Process Engineer

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Date: May 15, 2023

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 200031

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 54488


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. 

Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Participate in developing and implementing manufacturing processes decoration process, including screen printing, spray coating or other physically applications process on substrate surface for different products
  • Lead/ support experimentation of process development for new production line of decoration process
  • Lead/ support experimentation to drive fundamental understanding of decoration process
  • Leading the effort for improvement of existing production line. ex. Cycle time reduction, quality/yield improvement, new product introducing. Identify low cost manufacturing opportunities that maintain the specified quality level
  • ssist in performing root cause analyses of product failures and implement corrective actions. Provide decoration process support for new business opportunities.
  • Define and analyze equipment performance, capability and requirements, co-work on stage 2-3 development/testing and stage 4-5 technology migration
  • Work with research & development teams for new processes and product development and introductions.
  • Transfer and scale up the technology to divisions and manufacturing plants with full implementation of training and documentation systems (Standard Operation Procedures, Process Set-points, FMEA, MSDS, Rosh and Training)
  • Assess risks of chemical application in engineering, technologies and manufacturing. Recommend suitable substitutes for related industrial application.
  • Study correlations of process and product performance.
  • Be consulted for the information of process control and lesson learned regarding to projects experiences and backgrounds. Open conferences to direct processes and share technologies to individual division and manufacturing plants.
  • Perform effective communication in interdisciplinary teams. Organize opinions from team members, customers and vendors. Plan and execute project with project management skill effectively as a lead of a technical team.
  • Provide technical guidance and subject matter expertise in glass decoration fundamentals
  • Job requires periodic travel to Corning Incorporated and supplier’s locations in Asia and USA for process development for new products, new operation and process improvement projects


Education and Experience:

  • M.S./PhD in Technical Discipline Chemical Engineering/ Polymer engineering are preferred. Master degree in engineering with strong Analytical statistics and mathematics is a plus


Required Skills:

  • Solid knowledge on glass surface properties, ink/ paste formulations and surface characterization
  • Solid knowledge on glass surface decoration, including screen printing, spray coating and other similar technology process and fundamentals
  • Strong problem solving/analysis skills
  • Strong communication skill to work with different multi-functions department with different culture
  • Proficient in English and Mandarin. Good written and oral skills are essential
  • Presentation and technical writing skills to enable communication within the program team, internal, and external customers
  • Self-starter, passionate about engineering and have a high level of technical curiosity.
  • Dedicated, open to new ideas and recognized for your flexibility to change