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Process Engineer II

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Date: Jun 8, 2019

Location: Wilmington, NC, US, 28406

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 35202


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Scope of Position

  • Technology (process/product) receivership within the community
  • Work closely with sending teams to maximize potential for success of incoming processes/products
  • Collect data for incoming processes/products and compare vs. metrics
  • Trend analysis (by equipment, attribute, product) and monitoring/response plans
  • Recommend improvements to process/equipment and drive equipment robustness
  • Identify chronic issues and recommend corrective actions
  • Ensure accurate documentation for incoming processes/products
  • Manufacturing improvement corrective action plans and solutions
  • Provide inputs about equipment maintenance requirements and shortfalls
  • Identify when engineering support is required to address significant production platform/process/specification issues or changes
  • Work with MET Techs to drive equipment/process standardization and continuous improvements
  • Work with MET Supervisor to determine if MET resources are needed to support incoming processes/products
  • Interface with MET resources in other sections to drive consistency and share best practices
  • Interface with Engineering, Infrastructure/Maintenance, IT and PPD
  • Work with Operations team to include section supervision, shift supervision, and associates as required to ensure teams understand new processes/products Minimal in US


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 8-10 hours/day; 40-50 hours/week.


Required Education:

  • BS or greater in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • 1-10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment


Required Skills:

  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Experience with Excel (pivot tables) and Access
  • Demonstrated project leadership
  • Experience and knowledge of latest draw technologies
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively
  • Directive and autonomous
  • Decision making and prioritization
  • Communication skills


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with various Fiber making platforms
  • Experience with PI process books


Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work within a team and provide training to others
  • Ability to allocate/supervise resources to accomplish goals


Please note that 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