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Automation Engineer

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Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Taichung, TW, 407

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48678 


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality 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 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:

  • Provide automation equipment development and engineering specialties to projects across all Corning business
  • Directs vendors in the construction of prototype and production equipment.  Perform tests and evaluates data and makes preliminary recommendations regarding equipment performance.
  • Communicates ideas and project status clearly and professionally through graphic and written media and oral presentations.
  • Provides necessary documentation of activities, results and assignments.
  • Serves as a technical coach for peers / customers as required
  • With only general guidance and support, develops a concept process equipment design and detail mechanism.


Required Skills:

  • Major in engineering department with BS or above degree- Mechanical, Aeronautic related
  • Good commanding on equipment design and integration
  • Good understanding of robotics and proficient in robot programming and simulation (Fanuc series is preferred)
  • PLC programming experience for automation equipment
  • Detail oriented and able to perform with limited supervision
  • Effective, high quality oral and written communication skillswith 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:

  • >2+ years in mechanical/equipment design field and engineering analysis experience
  • >2+ years in commercial robot programming and simulation would be a plus
  • >2+ years with CAD/CAM capability especially for CNC application would be a plus
  • Familiar with industrial safety standard
  • 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 manufacturing method- Milling, Turning, Grinding, Sheet metal, etc
  • Familiar with solid modeling will be a plus (Solidworks, Pro-E, Inventor, etc)


Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal & written skills
  • Desire to work in a team based environment
  • Customer-focused
  • Achievement oriented, Team player
  • Planning and Organizing, Relationship Building
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Ability to create 3D concepts of process/facility areas