Measurements Engineering Intern:

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:

Internship within a process and measurements engineering organization at a manufacturing site.  Intern will work with our team to plan, conduct and analyze process improvement and measurement system analysis activities.  The primary role includes data collection and analysis, as well as process and system improvement activities.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Interface with process, measurements, and other manufacturing support groups on a daily basis
  • Under guidance from process and measurements, lead the agreed upon projects that will enable the facility to meet its goals and objectives for the duration of the internship
  • Prepare written evaluations of data collected for use in leadership project reviews
  • Create recommendations and/or plans to achieve the stated project goals
  • With oversight execute improvement activities identified during the agreed upon project

Travel Requirements:  None

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday:   typically 8:00AM-5:00PM

Education and Experience:

  • Sophomore level (or higher) undergraduate in engineering or physical sciences. Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is ideal.
  • 0-2 years of engineering and/or physical science internship experience.
  • Any manufacturing experience is a plus.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to perform work independently and in a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to interact with manufacturing personnel and staff
  • Sound problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel

Desired Skills:

  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Organizations skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Experience with statistical tools, Minitab a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Reliable and detail-oriented
  • Able to lead small projects of limited scope to completion
  • Technical curiosity

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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