Thermal Equipment Engineer

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Date: Jan 31, 2024

Location: Taichung, TW, 407

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60668 



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.



Purpose of the Position:

  • Responsible for thermal equipment engineering design focus on glass melting and forming.
  • Mechanical design and prototyping for glass melting and forming equipment design across Corning Businesses.
  • Grow technical capabilities and competencies in equipment engineering supported for manufacturing/engineering with fundamental understandings.
  • Develop new core technology of glass melting and forming process equipment to support Corning success.


Project involved with:

  • Thermal equipment design, modification, construction, and improvement, such as glass melting and forming.
  • Technology transfer, capacity expansion and process industrialization for manufacturing operation.
  • Innovation projects with research, development, engineering and manufacturing teams.
  • Energy saving and efficiency improvement.

Required Skills:

  • Backgrounds in heat transfer, thermodynamics, and fluid dynamics under engineering/industrial level.
  • Familiar with the fundamental of thermal or flow equipment engineering (e.g. heat treatment, heat transfer, forming, and mixing technology etc.).
  • Familiar with thermal equipment design and build, such as furnace, kiln, lehr or oven etc.
  • Possesses the fundamental knowledge of equipment design
  • Knowledge of the gas combustion system design.
  • Workable 2D/3D CAD skills.

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