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Sr. Regional Project Engineer

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 201807

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 54722


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