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Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Wilmington, NC, US, 28405

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50363


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.

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.


Scope of Position:

  • This position will work with other team members to manage, modify, and develop computer systems required to manufacture optical fiber.
  • The position will also participate in or occasionally lead projects to meet the plant's objectives, drive cost reduction efforts and participate in capacity expansion efforts.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Assist team of engineers to provide production support and troubleshooting for 24/7 manufacturing operation. Work with production associates, technicians, and engineers to ensure reliable equipment operation via automated control systems and user interfaces.
  • Support process and product optimization/improvement efforts.
  • Provide training for engineers and/or production associates as needed for new processes, equipment, or control systems.
  • Participate in capital projects.
  • Some after hour, on-call support may be needed.


Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 2-5 years in a technical role or experience
  • Technical background in an Engineering or Computer Science Discipline
  • Strong computer programming skills: VB, .net, database (SQL)


Desired Skills:

  • Ability/experience integrating computers into manufacturing processes to increase efficiencies and lower cost.
  • MS Windows, iFIX, Microsoft Office, OPC, SCADA
  • Experience in production support in a manufacturing environment
  • Problem-solving and debugging skills; ability to understand real needs behind operations and engineering requests


Soft Skills:

  • Able to communicate equally well with engineers, production associates, and managers
  • Able to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Self-motivated, Independent, High Initiative


Hours of Work:

  • Monday-Friday 8AM - 5PM
  • Occasional off-hours on call


Travel Requirements: Some domestic and international travel may be required (0-10%)


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Wilmington