Process Engineer

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US, 31520

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63895

 

Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

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: 
Apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices to effectively accomplish technical assignments and projects. Makes decisions independently based upon sound engineering and scientific methods. Actively participates within and beyond department boundaries to resolve important process and product issues. Enhances manufacturing capabilities through the implementation of new ideas and methods. Independently executes projects to fulfill department goals and objectives in the areas of cost reduction, productivity gains, process flow, capacity increases, scrap reduction and process and product enhancements. 

 

Required Qualifications: 
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering. Chemical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering preferred.
• 2+ yrs. Manufacturing experience 

 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Knowledge of polymers and extrusion processes 
• Six Sigma Green Belt Certification 
• SQL, Python, and/or Databricks experience

• PE License


 

Day to Day Responsibilities: 
• Support cable manufacturing in an around-the-clock production environment, to include assisting production personnel and maintenance functions in day-to-day troubleshooting of equipment and processes, conducting trend analysis of reoccurring errors and developing proposals/designs/training to reduce those errors and machine downtime and implement the corrections. 
• Interface daily with operators and production team leaders to monitor and correct possible process fluctuations. 
• Manage all aspects of bringing new equipment into production, including preparation of financial justification, designing, specifying, purchasing, as well as tracking all spending related to the project.
• Develop maintenance and operator training documentation, conducting equipment qualification and initial training of production personnel, and making provisions for repair parts stocking levels. 
• Formally document all aspects of the project using various project and change management tools. 

 

Working Hours:

• M-F 8-5 Supporting a 24/7 Operation 

 

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  

 

The range for this position is  $79,997.00   -  $109,996.00 assuming full time status. Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position are dependent on hours worked and may include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.

 

​Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 
 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.

 

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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at accommodations@corning.com.


Nearest Major Market: Brunswick

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