New Products 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:

Leads and participates on project teams which develop new products and new manufacturing technology to reduce cost, increase capacity or improve process capability. 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Support Plant Safety programs to provide a safe working environment.
  • Serve as a process resource for troubleshooting of production equipment and processes.
  • Lead new product introduction developing capability to meet product quality and cost objectives.
  • Develop OEE targets and project milestones to deliver.
  • Design and execute experiments; analyze data and report conclusion and recommendations.
  • Define systems and processes to drive process control and process discipline for performance and quality repeatability.
  • Apply engineering fundamentals to solve problems.

Projects involved with:

  • Scale up and integration of new products
  • Reducing manufacturing costs (through select/yield improvements)
  • Increasing manufacturing capacity and/ or capability

Travel Requirements: Minimal

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40+, Monday – Friday: typically 8:00AM – 5:00PM. Support for 12 hour production days as required. Occasional off hour troubleshooting and experiment support

Required Education:

  • BS or MS in Ceramic/Materials, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 2 - 3 years of experience in manufacturing environment

Required Skills:

  • Strong fundamental understanding of basic engineering principles and the ability to solve difficult technical problems
  • Technical aptitude conducive to building proficiency in troubleshooting manufacturing processes and evaluating data
  • Ability to work with production and other engineering organizations to assist in successful transition of new developments to production customers
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Data analysis skill or training

Desired Skills:

  • Proficiency with JMP and/or Minitab or other statistical software.
  • Demonstrated experience with hands-on troubleshooting of process equipment
  • Application of the scientific method
  • Project leadership or project management experience

Soft Skills:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Works well in diverse, cross functional team environment
  • Innovative thinking
  • Attention to detail


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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