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IT Manufacturing Intern, OFC

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Date: Jan 27, 2019

Location: Wilmington, NC, US, 28405

Company: Corning

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:

  • Utilize fundamental understanding to complete key project deliverables in the area of optical fiber manufacturing or development.
  • Use scientific method to design and conduct testing/experimentation to collect required data.
  • Analyze process data to develop process or equipment improvements.
  • Give recommendation for process improvement, present findings, and document work.

Responsibilities:

  • While participating in a team environment, own key project objectives critical to Corning’s success.
  • Interface with various engineering and operations groups to understand potential impact of equipment and process changes. Ensure communication is established to address concerns and obtain assistance/buy-in.
  • Review performance data on new processes/findings and effectively draw conclusions.
  • Communicate effectively to personnel at various levels up to and including plant staff.

Education and Experience:

  • Enrolled in BS/MS ChemE, MSE, Ceramic Engr., MechE, EE/Controls, Physics, CompSci, CompE in progress program
  • Relevant course work completed
  • GPA of 3.2 or above
  • Relevant experience a plus

 

Required Skills:

  • Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to build relationships and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information
  • Results-oriented
  • Flexibility - Able to change and adjust smoothly as the situation demands
  • Familiarity with engineering process fundamentals and scientific methodology (e.g. designing and using critical experiments to drive fundamental understanding)
  • Data/statistical analysis skills
  • Analytical problem-solving skills

Work Schedule: Basic work hours are 40hrs/week; 8am-5pm

 

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