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Date: Aug 12, 2022

Location: Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94085

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 56251

 

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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):

The CTCSV Facilities Engineer will be responsible for the implementation all facilities & maintenance activities at the Corning Technology Center--Silicon Valley (CTCSV.) Encompasses construction, space utilization, scheduling of preventative maintenance, repair, and compliance with safety policies and regulations for buildings and grounds. Responsible for planning plant, office and production equipment layouts for economy of operation and maximum utilization of facilities and equipment. Reviews and estimates design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs. Develops criteria and performance specifications for facilities and equipment required to meet unique operating requirements and building and safety codes. This will include, but not limited to: • Coordinating and overseeing contractors performing maintenance. • Designing and overseeing the implementation of facility expansion, layout, various systems, and quality controls • Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, building codes, and health and safety standards

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

• The main duties of the position are as follows however additional responsibilities may be assigned or changed

• Ensure safe and efficient operations and maintenance of facility.

• Develop preventative and predictive maintenance plan.

• Coordinate projects with outside vendors and contractors supporting the Lab.

• Manage facilities general maintenance, building operations and repairs.

• Develop and lead plan for improving facilities reliability, efficiency, and cost effectiveness.

• Personally inspect facility weekly for maintenance needs and safety hazards.

• Own all facilities and maintenance SOP's and maintain their accuracy.

• Walk facility daily and document task lists.

• Management of Change.

• Coordinate lab modifications and upgrades.

• Laboratory and office inspections (manage inspectors, update periodically).

• Reviews and estimates design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs.

• Develops criteria and performance specifications for facilities and equipment required to meet unique operating requirements and building and safety codes.

• Ensure all building repairs are completed to company standards.

• Ensure completion of annual lab assessments.

• Manage facility setup for events.

• Monitor Janitorial & Day Porter tasks/performance.

• Conduct annual Asset Inventory.

• Engage with, participate in and lead by example safety programs and initiative.

• Liaison between Building Management firm and Landlord/Property Manager.

• Keep all permits current (alarm, business, etc.).

• Work with SHE to monitor Recycling, Trash, Organic Recycling program at CTCSV.

• Comply with ISO14001 Program requirements.

 

Travel requirements (please note if international):

10% Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40/Full Time

 

Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration):

BS Degree in Engineering preferred Experience: 3-5 years in a Facilities role

 

Required Skills (These are skills that candidates must possess):

• Experience with building systems; such as HVAC, refrigeration, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection.

• Knowledge of OSHA/CalOSHA/ISO14001 and other relevant regulations and standards.

• Project Management Fundamentals

• Handles time and resources effectively to meet deadlines

• Solid computer skills

• Ability to leverage internal and external resources

• Strong fundamental knowledge of mechanical engineering concepts

• Flexibility to learn new processes and equipment

• Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills

• Self-starter, minimum supervision required Desired Skills (these are the skills that would be nice for candidates to possess):

• Understanding and able to troubleshoot office building BMS and operate and inspect Fire Life Safety systems

• Understanding and able to troubleshoot and maintain central plant systems and supporting equipment

• Knowledgeable in all areas of safety, including safety equipment, lock out tag out and hazardous material procedures.

• Review all plans for adding or upgrading new equipment, infrastructure, building improvements, and the like, interface with applicable building management and operational staff, provide technical guidance and leadership, and interact and oversee contracted labor and vendors.

 

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills o Face to face o Adapts to situation and people involved o Able to work with all organizational levels

• Excellent presentations skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Effective management of competing priorities based on risk

• Good motivational skills

• Team player


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