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Manufacturing Shift Technician

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Date: Jul 17, 2021

Location: Wilmington, NC, US, 28405

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46629

 

 

We are seeking out dedicated engineers and technicians who strive to see their work make a difference! If you have a passionate belief in the power of innovation to change the world; if you rate your own success by how many people are touched by your research; and if you are up to the challenge of doing world-class science to make real, profitable advanced materials, then Corning is the place for you.

 

Corning Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.

 

Purpose of the Position:

  • Provides first, second and third level troubleshooting of equipment/process issues in the department. Works hands-on with manufacturing equipment and activities. Identifies and supports process improvements. Uses judgment, experience and initiative to resolve problems and make recommendations.

 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide first, second and third level troubleshooting of equipment/process issues
  • Manage multiple troubleshooting issues utilizing sound technical principles to drive resolution. Prioritizing issues against plant and department priorities
  • Receive training from engineering in technical SME (Subject Matter Expert) areas, on new processes/equipment and/or on procedural changes
  • Develop/maintain a system to keep production teams current on process, equipment and procedures
  • Support Preventive Maintenance efforts on equipment
  • Production support for any throughput or safety items that may be hindering output helping department achieve safety, lean and production goals
  • Receive training in new processes/equipment and/or procedure changes from engineering
  • Champion safety performance; Maintain and enforce all housekeeping and safety regulations
  • Provide technical training for associates
  • Ensure cooperation with Engineering in the implementation and evaluation of development experiments, as well as troubleshooting efforts
  • Recommend improvements to process and/or equipment
  • Maintain the systems and actions necessary to ensure compliance with department certification programs, quality System Audit Program, and ISO 14000 registration
  • Participate on a trained spill team for the Glass making areas; Participate in monthly spill drills Projects involved with: Process and Equipment changes, Safety improvement, Lean manufacturing, Workforce development

 

Education & Experience

  • Two year electrical/mechanical technical degree preferred (Will consider experienced candidates with demonstrated skills).
  • No Degree - 10+ years of work experience.
  • 2 year degree - 5+ years of work experience.
  • 4 year degree - 3+ years of experience.

 

Required Skills

  • Sound decision making and prioritization skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the plant organization
  • Strong people skills
  • Ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks as necessary
  • Good process and equipment troubleshooting skills
  • Mechanically and Electrically inclined (aptitude for both)
  • Ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks as necessary
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (detailed oriented)
  • Ability to train effectively
  • PC proficient (Excel, Word, SharePoint, Passdown)
  • Willing to act as a motivator and role model for the shift
  • Controlled response in emergency situations

 

Desired Skills

  • Capable of using Diagnostic equipment
  • Basic understanding of PLC
  • PC – Data Analysis (PI, etc.)
  • Electrical test equipment

 

Soft Skills

  • Works well in a team environment, is a “self-starter” and “results oriented”.
  • Acts and makes decisions in the best interest of the team.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures of the plant.
  • Works well with other disciplines (IT, mechanical, and process engineering) to fully understand manufacturing system functionality and design requirements.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • National/International; <5% Hours of work: 12hr rotating shifts;

 

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

 

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.”

This position does support immigration sponsorship.

 

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.

 

We prohibit discrimination based on 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