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Regional Mechanical Engineer

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Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 201807

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51781


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.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide mechanical engineering analysis expertise to project teams that are responsible to deliver robust, cost effective equipment, automation and machine systems to Corning’s manufacturing plants and processes.  
  • Work with project team members to track and solve automation system and equipment related problems and develop basic understanding of process requirements.
  • Defines and documents equipment design specifications, develops equipment design concepts, design and follows construction of prototype and production equipment, conducts proof of concept tests, collects and evaluates data, and makes engineering recommendations.
  • Interface with external machine builders, systems integrators, and suppliers to specify and successfully deliver fully integrated equipments systems to the internal customers on-time, on-budget, and in satisfaction of process performance measures.
  • Actively participates in system integration, check-out, installation, debug, production start-up, and training of plant personnel.
  • Report on project activities on a pre-determined basis.  Ensure results meet the customer’s requirements and standards.
  • Job requires occasional travel to Corning plants and vendors locations for process development for new products, new operation and process improvement projects.
  • Individual must be capable of executing project assignments with minimal supervision.


Education & Experience:

  • 5~8+ years Major in engineering department with BS or above degree - Mechanical, Aeronautic related
  • 3+ years in automation system design and engineering
  • 3+ years international project experience involving new product development and new automation equipment development, prototyping, debug and optimization.
  • Experience in manufacturing or production.
  • 3+ years Project leading experience


Required Skills:

  • Good commanding on automation equipment design and process equipment integration
  • Detail oriented and able to perform with limited supervision
  • Effective, high quality oral and written communication skills with English
  • Proactive, independent, flexible, quick learner
  • Excellent computer skills (working knowledge and use of Microsoft Office)
  • Customer oriented; meets customer needs with quality results
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities tasks
  • Ability to contribute to the development of others
  • Responsible for the accuracy of work performed; takes a proactive approach to ensure quality of work.



Desired Skills:

  • 5~8+ years in mechanical/equipment design field and engineering analysis experience and familiar with solid modeling (Solidworks, Pro-E, Inventor, etc)
  • 3+ years in commercial robot programming and simulation would be a plus
  • 3+ years with CAD/CAM capability especially for CNC application would be a plus
  • Familiar with industrial safety standard
  • Basic understanding of PLC programming, LEAN and TPM would be a plus
  • Experience on automation equipment design and integration such as material handling, CNC for finishing, conveyor, facility Automation, CCD integration.
  • Familiar with commercial standard parts include mechanical and sensing components application and selection.
  • Familiar with IT tolerance, Pneumatic, Hydraulic and Mechanical components.
  • Familiar with setup-reduction, poka-yoke, continuous flow etc
  • Familiar with manufacturing method- Milling, Turning, Grinding, Sheet metal, etc


Soft Skills

  • Self starter who is able to satisfy their objectives and timelines with a minimal amount of supervision.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment and participate on a matrix project team.
  • Results oriented with a high commitment level
  • 6 sigma skill or project management.




We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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. Please contact us to request accommodation.