Operations Engineer

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.

MET (Manufacturing Excellence Team) Responsibilities :

  • Maintaining production equipment ("stewards of the equipment/process")

  • Next level of troubleshooting after shift personnel (called on by shift personnel for troubleshooting help)

  • Will be responsible for monitoring equipment and processes.

  • Responsible for making process/equipment/procedure adjustments.

  • Handles manufacturing improvement identification and solutions.

  • Involved with technology receivership.


Responsibilities of Position:

  • Responsible for MET engineering support in Blankmaking

  • Trend analysis (by equipment, attribute, product) & monitoring / response plans

  • Equipment and process troubleshooting (3rd level; post-shift troubleshooting; including off-hours coverage)

  • Concise and accurate documentation on troubleshooting steps and corrective actions

  • Recommend improvements to process/equipment and drive equipment robustness

  • Handling manufacturing improvement corrective action plans and solutions.

  • Provide inputs about equipment maintenance requirements & shortfalls

  • Identify chronic issues and recommend corrective actions

  • Identify when engineering support is required to address significant production platform / process / specification issues or changes

  • Provide mentorship, direction and training to MET Techs

  • Work with MET Techs to drive equipment/process standardization and continuous improvements

  • Oversee MET resources within MET section if applicable.

  • Collaborate with MET resources in other sections to drive consistency and share standard methodologies.

  • Work with Engineering, OSS, IT, AMT, MTE and PPD.

  • Work with Operations team including section & shift supervision, and associates as required to improve manufacturing performance.

  • Technology (process/product) receivership within the community


Education & Experience:

  • BS or MS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. Open to Materials Science Engineering or Chemical Engineering Degrees as well.

  • 2-4 years of engineering experience; internship experience will also be considered.


Required Skills:

  • Strong engineering and troubleshooting skills.

  • Technical skills and aptitude.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively.

  • Directive and autonomous.

  • Seeking someone with sound decision-making and prioritization skills.

  • Should have strong and professional communication skills.

  • Ability to work within a team and provide training to others.


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.

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