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PGS WW Product Engineer

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Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: Taipei, Taiwan, TW

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36134


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.

Position Description

• Responsible for working closely with customers and Application Engineers to define and prioritize product requirements and to translate those requirements into a set of product attributes that can be accurately measured

• Develop product specifications and work with D&E resources to ensure effective product development

• Train AE once product specifications are established and support when customer issues are encountered

• Work with AE to address customer technical issues and explain reliability and testing methods

• Work with customers to alter their test methods and processes to insure consistency with Corning’s methodology and improved fitness for use evaluation

• As PGS products/processes move through the stages of innovation, PE will refine the product specifications and eventually develop a master spec. which will guide AE in the development of individual customer spec.

• Ensure a theoretical basis exists for current global product specifications and future attribute performance targets

• Work closely with engineering and manufacturing teams to insure process capability is established for each attribute so the master spec. can be met

• Assists AE in communicating the benefits of product enhancements as needed

• Gather and compile technical information from customers within the supply chain such as finishers, TPMs, ODM’s, and OEM’s, as well as equipment vendors, and AEs to maintain an up-to-date understanding of customer needs

• Works with customers to ensure an appropriate product design and to recommend the optimized process flow to meet customer product design.

• Works with customers to look for the appropriate tools or technologies for their products.

• Maintain and ensure alignment between Master spec, External spec, Customer spec. (with AE), and Manufacturing Spec (with QA)

• Support AE, Development, Division Engineering, Manufacturing in conducting cost/benefit analysis and tests for proposed product improvement and new product introductions Work with PLM to develop and present a compelling value proposition for new products, services, and / or attributes


Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s in science or engineering (chemical, electrical or materials science degree preferred)

• Experience in product specification, quality architecture, process improvement projects

• Work experience with manufacturing teams and contract manufacturers Experience with risk and statistical analysis Desired Skills • Strong data and statistical skills

• Communication, presentation, and influencing skills

• Positive attitude and independent worker with initiative

• Project management toolset –KT, DMAIC, DESGN, PQA, MEE Corning’s Innovation process Soft Skills

• Ability to understand details of customer processes and equipment, clarify customer’ requirements and translate them into product attributes and specifications

• Ability to build strong customer relationships, so detailed technical information is obtained

• Ability to look across entire customer base to determine and prioritize product improvement areas

• Ability to communicate by e-mail and phone as internal communications will be across countries and cultures

• Solid understanding of Corning processes (melting, forming, finishing, inspection) Ability to plan, execute, and communicate results for joint experiment at customer site.  Required to sign covenant not to compete.