Process Engineer 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:

Summer internship position supporting technology development and/or process improvement of Environmental Technologies products.  Improve current test methods, develop new test methods, and communicate results to the process community within CET.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Utilize sound process engineering skills to improve current processes for CET.
  • Use the scientific method to drive for fundamental understanding
  • Work in a cross-functional environment:  link between development, quality, commercial, and manufacturing to deliver the best possible solution
  • Use of rigorous tools to deliver results including problem analysis, potential problem analysis, risk assessment, DMAIC methodology, innovation
  • Experimental design to determine and optimize important process variability and product parameter
  • Use engineer principles and data to solve problems, including production issues
  • Ensure best practices are communicated, evaluated, and implemented

Projects Involved with:

  • Process test development and analysis of results
  • Fundamental understanding of various process responses

Role Within Group: Summer Intern

Travel Requirements: Corning Valley

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Typically 8-5, but some off hours support required

Education Requirements:

  • Working toward BS in Ceramic, Chemical, Material, or Mechanical engineering
  • Rising Junior or higher

Required Skills:

  • Sound engineering background
  • Use of scientific method to solve challenging problems
  • Knowledge of materials processing
  • Working knowledge of basic statistics and process engineering principles
  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to use data to drive to solutions
  • Strong drive to succeed and implement solutions

Desired Skills:

  • Formal problem solving leadership skills
  • Experience with Six Sigma DMAIC principles
  • Teamwork in a multicultural environment

Soft Skills:

  • Open and engaging to effectively interface with others
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical curiosity
  • Team player
  • Flexibility

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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