Instrumentation Engineer:

Erwin New York

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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Scope of Position:

Develop and document standardized methods and procedures for measurement systems. Support on-going process improvement projects through measurement software upgrades. Work with Division Engineering for the development of new measurement systems and upgrade of existing measurement systems. Participate in project teams introducing new measurements technology. Plant level manufacturing support point of contact for installed measurement equipment systems.

Includes participation in the design, building, testing and extension of various measurement and controls systems in the complex. Requires development and execution of Measurement Systems Analysis and R&R studies. Work with manufacturing, engineering, development and information technology groups to bring standard methods to measurement and controls systems, along with data storage and presentation. Provide technical support for transferring technology from development to production. Provide progress reports to key stakeholders and organizational leadership. Actively engage with key manufacturing and development activities to canvass/identify measurement develop needs that provide enhanced product attributes, cost reductions, or other competitive advantages.

Education/Experience Needed

  • B.S. Mechanical / Electrical Engineer, Computer Science, or similar
  • M.S. Mechanical / Electrical Engineer, Computer Science, or similar preferred
  • 2+ years measurements experience

Required Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess)

  • Strong knowledge of measurements, instrumentation, controls technologies, and mechanical aptitude.
  • Base knowledge of statistical analysis.
  • Software programming experience (C# desired)
  • Knowledge of other inspection tools and ability to help bench mark different plant measurement tools against one another and have an in-depth knowledge of why the tools are different.
  • PC / Software understanding and ability to understand structured code (, C++,C#), this is need to help identify bugs and help refine production applications
  • Solidworks modeling capabilities

Desired Skills (These are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess)

  • Manufacturing experience and ability to work in a manufacturing environment.
  • Solid knowledge of sensors, instrumentation, lasers and signal processing and hands on knowledge of electrical installation
  • Good process, systems and troubleshooting skills
  • Mathematics and strong understanding of calculus, matrix math and geometry.
  • Data structures / storage à Understanding of how data is stored in either XML files and/or databases. This is needed to help guide what data is extracted and the preference on how it is stored.
  • Basic understanding of optics, lens and lighting.
  • Learn and help supply suggestions for error proofing within the software and provide linkage between PC and PLC interface.
  • PLC understanding and ability to open RSLogix and monitor tags and/or digital i/o’s
  • Previous project management and leadership skills.
  • Vision processing tools and ability to post process images in tools such as Wit, Cognex, Halcon, etc.
  • Experience with TS-16949 quality standards
  • Experience in Optical Measurements, digital imaging and systems analysis

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

  • Strong written and verbal communications and overall people skills
  • Resolve conflicts with peers, customers, etc.
  • Self-starter, independent problem solver, and learner.
  • Ability to easily work with different functional areas (development, engineering, manufacturing, trades, etc.)

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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