Glass Process Development Engineer:

Painted Post 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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):

• Related to business in fusion glass forming.

• Developing new technology and processes leveraging fundamental understanding of underlying principles.

• Technology delivery to Manufacturing leveraging Research, Development and Engineering organizations.

• Technology Leader, SME or potential to become a Subject Matter Expert. In this position, you will also have special access to confidential and other highly sensitive information.


In accepting this position, you will be required to sign a non-compete agreement that extends for 2 (two) years after termination of your employment.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Identify critical challenges in development/production trials. Timely communication of technology gap and production need. Implementation of fundamental learning.

• Lead and support process technology development projects on CGT manufacturing units, focusing in Asia.

• Use defined processes and scientific methods. Utilize risk management tools

• Critical problem solving

• Design and execute experiment in a manufacturing plant; analyzing data and drawing conclusions

• Managing to Milestones

• Collaborate with others process experts in and outside the organizations

• Participate on cross functional teams

• Communicating progress to Stake Holders

• Document results.


Travel Requirements (please note if international): • Travel to domestic and international travel based on project assignments up to 30%


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: • Core hours 8 AM to 5PM, and periodic evening conference calls


Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration)

• M.S. degree in technical/engineering (material science, chemical, mechanical) field; Ph.D. degree in similar discipline strongly encouraged

• 2+ years relevant work experience preferred.


Required Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess)

• Knowledge of glass manufacturing systems

• Able to lead process development in manufacturing environment. Able to break down complex problems and set clear direction.

• Conducting and analyzing process experiments using first principles.

• Developing new technology and integrate it into manufacturing

• Having knowledge and experience in project management (small to medium scale)

• Effective communications up the organization. Articulating a plan and gaining consensus with stake holders, and teams.


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

• Experience in sheet forming processes

• Able to leverage numerical simulations / modeling

• Ability to work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously

• Interest and/or experience in technology and process development

• Language skill in more than one of Chinese/Korean/Japanese is a plus


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

• Result driven

• Self-motivated

• Technical curiosity with willingness to learn

• Uses an analytical, engaging thought process

• Ability to work within a team environment, and interact with cross functional teams with a strong tie to Development, Engineering and Manufacturing.

• Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)

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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