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Technical Leader - Process Control Systems (PCS)

Date: Aug 11, 2019

Location: Taichung, Taiwan, TW

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 38345

 

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.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

1. Directly manage and lead a large technical team to develop and deploy state of the art process controls technologies including hardware and software engineering capabilities in support of early stage, pilot and high-volume manufacturing activities for new technology transfer, process improvement, cost reduction or capacity expansion.

 

2. Actively develop and lead PCS strategy to support execution of corporate priorities and all Corning business operations and growth across Asia.

 

3. Advance and maintain technical competencies in PCS by actively participating and leading control system architecture, hardware and software designs for process equipment, process/product prototyping, and factory  automation.

 

4. Initiate and lead control solution projects as appropriate to support competency and capability development to advance operational competitive advantage and build pipeline of engineering talents.

 

5. Act as a leader to represent MTE organization in engagements with customers (mainly internal engineering and manufacturing teams) and vendors (technical engagement, capability evaluations, etc.) across Asia. Visit work sites of direct reports and engage key customers on employee performance and contributions in meeting project objectives and expectations. Provide help as appropriate.

 

6. Champion effective deployment of documented manufacturing control systems best practices on all department projects.

 

7. Be responsible for establishing trainings and development programs/processes to enhance team’s competencies, capabilities and skills in core technologies through project assignments, trainings, coaching, seminars and conferences.

 

8. Project assignments will involve traveling to China, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and other regions per request.