Process Engineer

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Date: May 31, 2024

Location: Vineland, NJ, US, 08360

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62440


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.


We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.


Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 


Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning Valor™ Glass is an example of a life-changing innovation purpose-built to store and protect injectable medicines. Corning is also a global leader in pharmaceutical tubing, manufacturing a variety of clear and amber glass tubing that is converted by our customers into vials, cartridges, ampules and syringes.

Scope of Position:  High pace manufacturing environment that involves the melting and forming of pharmaceutical glass tubing. Successful candidates will work collaboratively to address production, cost-reduction, and innovation related problems.  



  • Execute experiments within production
  • Receiver within development projects
  • Will contribute to several projects simultaneously
  • The use of performance excellence methodologies is expected (DMAIC/Innovation)


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • The engineer is expected to perform daily engineering oversight and support of production
  • The engineer is the point of contact for day to day activities as well as problem resolution and process improvement; at times the coordination of upstream or downstream activities will be required
  • Daily interaction with the operators and production leadership is the norm in order to understand issues and to communicate plans and instructions; sound communication is key to success in the role
  • Gaining a working knowledge of the process support systems (air, water, environmental, enclosures, etc.) is expected
  • Training of production personnel is routine and common in this position


Travel Requirements:  Limited (<5%): Domestic and international travel for project support possible


Required Education & Experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science & Engineering
  • 2-4 yrs. experience in manufacturing; preference if this includes experience in glass manufacturing


Required Skills:

  • Can take routine data retrieval and analysis and develop a standard methodology
  • Seeks process variability reduction and drives to root causes of special cause variation
  • Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to facilitate problem solving teams and delegate tasks to others in the pursuit of a solution
  • Able to handle multiple complex tasks and set priorities with multiple internal customers
  • Can discern when to follow SOP, and when SOP no longer applies and additional stakeholder input may be necessary
  • Can be a team member or a team leader within functional areaSupports teams with data-based analysis and conclusions


Desired Skills:

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel, including formulas and graphing functions
  • Demonstrated leadership or strong teamwork in accomplishing common goals
  • Practical experience with basic statistics, a track record of identifying sources of variation
  • Production or technical supervisory experience
  • DMAIC (or six sigma) green belt certification



This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  

The range for this position is  $79,997.00   -  $109,996.00 assuming full time status. Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position are dependent on hours worked and may include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.

Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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