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IT Controls Technician

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Date: Apr 20, 2019

Location: Wilmington, NC, US, 28405

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36178


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:

  • Responsible for first level IT technical support for manufacturing systems computers at the plant as well as other associated hardware
  • The position will also participate in 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.

Travel Requirements: Minimal to none. Domestic only

Work Schedule:

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

Required Education & Experience:

  • Associates degree (EET, CET)
  • 3-5 years related experience in PC Hardware/Equipment Troubleshooting
  • General knowledge of Cisco CLI
  • Interact with vendors, identifying sourcing for components
  • General Windows PC support for production equipment
  • Imaging and setup of new PC systems
  • Windows scripting
  • Peripheral support, Touchscreens, thermal printers, barcode readers etc.

Desired Skills:

  • VxWorks, iFIX, RTP I/O, EthernetIP I/O, Microsoft Office. Real time controls systems, experience with motion systems
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Low voltage control systems 24v AI, DO, Thermocouples etc.
  • Point to point troubleshooting

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

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, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Wilmington