Product / Process Development Engineer

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Product / Process Development Engineer

Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Design and develop new products/processes or improve existing products/processes at Corning facilities worldwide
  • Solve problems and improve products/processes based on fundamental understanding of mechanical, material and optical aspects of the product
  • Support senior engineers or business team leaders to execute project tasks per project schedule
  • Ensure that manufacturing requirements are properly developed and documented in collaboration with appropriate manufacturing, production, and engineering personnel
  • Provide information and technical assistance to manufacturing, engineering, and production personnel as required
  • Develop documentation for each project and work with associated plant personnel to implement improvements
  • Employ structured problem solving methods such as KT, Designed Experimentation, or Six Sigma.
  • Implement Process Control and Process Discipline systems into manufacturing operations
  • Analyze process data using statistical tools (e.g. pareto, regression, time charting, analysis of variance, gauge R&R, etc.).
  • Design and conduct experiments to replicate, diagnose, and correct product failures from both manufacturing and field application
  • Review and interpret data to make recommendations on immediate actions, long term corrective actions, follow-up experiments, etc.
  • Document processes and train operators and peers on defined processes
  • Troubleshoot equipment and processes

Required Education:

  • BS in Materials, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or other relevant engineering degrees; MS Degree a Plus

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • 1 - 3 years engineering experience; Fiber Optic experience a plus

Required Skills:

  • Problem solving - Proficient in the use of DOE, SPC, Six Sigma and other process control/ analysis techniques – to recommend decision based on thorough data analysis
  • Use a PC to: develop spreadsheets, presentations and documents (MS Office a PLUS).
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external customers and with multi-national groups
  • Ability to clearly express technical ideas
  • Manage project activities effectively

Desired Skills

  • Basic Understanding of plastics and extrusion of plastics
  • Design products or manufacturing processes using CAD (Pro Engineer or Inventor a PLUS)
  • Capable of performing data analysis using MS excel (SPC), or Minitab software
  • Familiar with fiber optic theory
  • Capable of leading small process development / improvement projects

Soft Skills:

  • Self-starter committed to results and achieving business objectives
  • Organized with good planning and time management skills
  • Ability to build relationships within cross-functional global groups; team building skills

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