Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
Corning’s 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.
Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.
We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise. We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.
Scope of Position:
- Develop technical imaging to support processes spanning the Clean Process and Surface Engineering core capabilities. This could include clean process, non-contact handling, as well as surface engineering.
- Support all Corning business divisions and all stages of product innovation.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
- Provide imaging expertise to help solve process problems
- Provide leadership in testing proof of concept/feasibility for new manufacturing processes or significant capability improvement of existing manufacturing processes.
- Support projects by improving processes and solving problems based on fundamental understanding gained through the use of the scientific method as well as imaging
- Work with others to investigate manufacturing process alternatives and down select based on the technical fundamentals
- Conduct hands on work in a laboratory environment
- Maintaining contacts with groups outside of RD&E to facilitate problem identification and solutions.
- Maintaining labs, process equipment, and lab materials
- Document work and generate IP as appropriate
- Record and analyze process data using statistics
- Communicate project status and updates to work group
Travel Requirements: <25% some international required
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Typically 8-5
- Minimum BS Mechanical, Electrical, or other Engineering degree
- Minimum 5 years work experience
- Experience with imaging hardware and digital image analysis software
- Able to assess imaging setup requirements based on process observations
- Creative/innovative problem solving skills unique to image capture and setup
- Experience in conducting experiments, recording/tracking data in a laboratory environment including post image analysis
- Able to effectively work within the ever changing and dynamic work environment associated with early stage projects
- Organized with good planning and time management skills
- Ability to balance multiple priorities
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel, formulas, graphing, etc.
- Able to work with a variety of lab equipment
- Troubleshooting and problem solving skills
- Strong laboratory and experimental practices
- The ability to learn new technologies and processes quickly
- Good communication skills both verbal and written, including accurate recording of experiments, creating detailed documents, and reporting out or presentation within team.
- General knowledge of Corning organization and processes and business systems
- Some level of mechanical aptitude/equipment understanding
- Hard-working, learns quickly and independently
- Ability to build relationships across functional groups
- Integrate well into the team environment
- Communication skills (written & oral)
- Ability to access network to get things done
- Independence and team-work
- Highly motivated, willing to take initiative
- Demonstrated dependability
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