Product Engineering Manager - Auto Glazing:

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: Corning’s Gorilla Glass for auto glazing business is poised for growth. This role will drive Auto Glazing product roadmap and prioritization for Corning, including collecting critical customers (OEMs, Roof-makers and Glazers) valued current and future product attributes and managing product specs. A key focus will be to ensure we deploy and clearly communicate capabilities to capture business opportunities through high level of quality execution. This product engineering manager will be the centerpiece for how to respond to new customer product requests and technical issues; including coordination with the product development and manufacturing organizations to determine appropriate response.


Day to Day Responsibilities: • Reviews all customer requirements (RFI; RFQs; Customer Specs; etc…) and either sends formal response or coordinates inputs from subject matter experts and ensures prompt response to customer • Leads response plans for customer issues/data requests • Supports account teams to provide standard training modules to customers • Generates technical white papers in support of marketing and communication initiatives Key Deliverables: • Develop attribute and product roadmap and prioritization • Develop a spec management system o Define the Auto Glazing product capability and gap with customer requirements o Develop a spec/attribute platform between internal capability/external requirements • Develop comprehensive competitor attribute benchmarking


Required Years and Area of Experience: • BS/MS in material science, mechanical engineering, optics, applied physics, or related field • Minimum 5 years of experience working with product design, engineering, or quality in manufacturing or innovation program


Required Skills: • Ability to work in a matrixed organization leveraging external and internal division resources to meet individual objectives • Able to communicate complex problems to audiences with a wide range of technical expertise including executive level both internally and externally • Technical report writing skills • High level of technical rigor


Desired Skills: • Ability to work effectively across a complex, global organization, and get things done, including to partnering externally to drive results • Well organized, process oriented with systematic approach to problem solving, including problem definition, decision/ recommendations and supporting logic/data • Knowledge of automotive, especially the Glazing industry • Experience with glass materials and/or glazing processes and operations • Able to work effectively and productively both as a teammate and independently


Travel Requirements: > 25% including global

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40+

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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