Process Engineer

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Are you interested in Life Changing Innovation? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the worlds greatest innovators. We solve our customers most complex problems that others cant or wont. Collaboration, Innovative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons world class professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the worlds fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.
Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
Cornings history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.
With more than 160 years of science and engineering knowledge, Corning Incorporated creates keystone components for high-technology systems in consumer electronics, mobile emissions control and life sciences. Our Optical Communications segment delivers connectivity to every edge of the network, from optical fiber, cable, hardware and equipment to fully-optimized optical solutions.
What we do is life changing. Our innovations help customers keep pace with the worlds insatiable demand for bandwidth, accelerating the delivery of information and keeping the world connected to the important people, places and things that enhance our lives.
To know more about Corning Optical Communications, visit us at:
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Provide engineering-level production support to manufacturing operation.
Solve process issues through data analysis, experimentation, and collaboration with subject matter experts.
Provide engineering expertise for fundamental understanding of manufacturing issues.
Provide trend analysis of key metrics and implement response plans.
Lead and/or provide support for projects involving cost reduction, process optimization, and new products.
Actively engage in plant safety initiatives and projects.
Recommend/implement improvements to processes and equipment.
Identify chronic issues and recommend corrective actions.
Provide leadership or support for startup of new equipment lines.
Develop and update engineering and operations documentation.
Provide training for operations workforce regarding equipment or operations changes.
Travel Requirements:
Less than 5 percent.
Hours of work:
8-10 hours/day; 40-50 hours/week. This position requires off-hours coverage on nights and weekends on a rotating basis with co-workers.
Required Education:
BS or MS in the following Engineering Disciplines: Chemical, Materials, Mechanical, Electrical or Ceramic Engineering
Prefer GPA > 3.0 from ABET-accredited or equivalent institution.
Required Years and Area of Experience:
0-3 years experience in Manufacturing Environment
Required Skills:
Strong data analysis and statistical skills. Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and Access (queries, databases).
Experience with statistical packages such as Minitab a plus.
Experience with experimental design.
Ability to multitask and prioritize work on an independent basis in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Ability to work effectively on all levels of an organization.
Desired Skills:
Six Sigma Greenbelt or Black belt certification.
Knowledge of manufacturing cost accounting.
Project management experience.
Soft Skills:
Ability to work within a team and provide training to others.
Ability to allocate/supervise resources to accomplish goals.
Corning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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