Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process.
Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.
Scope of Position:
Apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices to effectively accomplish technical assignments and projects in the area of glass technology, raw material, and mixing. Actively participate within and beyond department boundaries to resolve process and issues. Independently execute projects to fulfill department goals and objectives in the areas of cost reduction, superior products, capacity increases, supply assurance and process improvement.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
·Glass technology process development and engineering. Lead all activity related to achieving process objectives.
·Worldwide manufacturing support. Provide second level troubleshooting for operational issues related to glass technology and raw materials
·Technical analysis of glass technology, raw material, and melting processes. Application of analytical results to improving processes and meeting customer requirements.
·Interface with external suppliers, Supply Chain, Mixing, and Melting for production trials of new or modified raw materials, raw material processes, and technology.
·Interface with plant engineering and glass technology to facilitate the introduction and migration of new raw materials, processes, products, and technology into manufacturing.
·Design, implementation, execution and analysis of process experiments.
·Work in a cross-functional environment - link with development, quality, mixing and manufacturing to deliver process improvements and solutions
·Use KT, risk assessment, DMAIC, Innovation, and other tools to deliver results.
·Use engineering principles and data to help solve problems and trouble shoot production issues
·Ensure best glass technology practices are communicated and evaluated and implemented as standard procedures
·Develop and implement measures for raw material suppliers to ensure adequate supply and quality; audit suppliers to ensure compliance with established quality and process requirements
·Assist in researching customer complaints and requests to determine root cause as well as corrective and preventative actions.
·Track and report on critical quality metrics. Alert appropriate levels to trends and critical quality issues.
·Domestic and International travel required - Overall 10 to 15%.
·International assignments may range from 1 to 6 weeks in duration.
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
·Typically M-F, 8-5 with frequent after-hour phone conferences
·All CDT employees are required to sign CDT Covenant not to Compete.
·Understanding of basic statistical and data analysis concepts and their application in manufacturing
·Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
·Glass manufacturing experience.
·Solid analytical and problem solving skills
·Methodical, data-based decision-making skills with the ability to use this data in proactively finding solutions
·Experience with Six Sigma DMAIC principles
·Formal K-T problem solving leadership skills
·Experience in a manufacturing environment
·Strong process management skills.
·Strong project management skills
Soft Skills: (Communication/Team/Leadership)
·Strong verbal and written communication skills
·Ability to work in a multicultural team environment
·Open and engaging – able to interface effectively with other