11 Aug 2014

Full-Time Firing Controls Technician

Corning – Posted by Human ResourcesPainted Post, New York, United States

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Job Description

Overview:
Are you interested in “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We solve our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Innovative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons world class professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning – a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the world’s fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.

For almost three decades, Corning Environmental Technologies has developed creative, highly effective emission control solutions for mobile and stationary sources around the world. We joined the campaign for cleaner air in the early 1970s, when we developed high-performance, cost-effective cellular ceramic substrates for use in catalytic converters. Our invention has become the industry standard for more than 95% of today’s catalytic catalytic-converter equipped vehicles. Today, we hold more than 200 patents on emission-control products and processes used in gasoline, diesel and alternative-fuel vehicles, as well as stationary applications.

To know more about Corning Environmental Technologies, visit us at:

http://www.corning.com/products_services/environmental_technologies.aspx

Scope of Position:
• Focus will be troubleshooting of automated process machines, material handling systems, and automation in Corning’s manufacturing plants and processes.

Role within group:
• Member of cross-functional Controls Engineering team responsible for support and functionality enhancements required for advanced manufacturing of automation and process machine systems in Firing.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Serve as an Electrical Controls resource for troubleshooting of production equipment in the Firing areas of the Diesel Manufacturing facility in Painted Post NY to support the 24/7 manufacturing of Diesel Filters.
• Initiate and maintain relationships with Operations and Maintenance to provide first responder Controls support for the Firing Dept. Focus will be to safely get equipment back in operation and performing at established rates and quality. Detailed reports of activities will be communicated to Operations and within the Controls Engineering group.
• Control system troubleshooting will include but not limited to, Programmable Control Systems, Human Machine Interfaces, Robots, Motion Control, Measurement Systems, Instrumentation, Dryers, Kilns, Material Handling Systems, Networks, Computer system hardware / software application support for MES and data collection systems.
• Work utilizing plant & division electrical controls standards. Serve as a technical resource for questions regarding deviation and interpretation as well as managing changes.
• Individual must be capable of executing assignments, in a team based environment, with minimal supervision, with a focus on risk reduction and prevention.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
• M-F 8:00AM-5PM, however, expected to work hours required to achieve Firing uptime, environmental, & project objectives; this will involve weekend duty at some frequency normally every 6-8 weeks.

Required Education:
• Associate of Science – Electrical / Mechanical Engineering

Required Years and Area of Experience:
• 0-5 years of Engineering experience with demonstrated success of supporting, designing, developing and implementing, robust state of the art control solutions using machine / motion control systems, flexible automation, robotics systems, and electro-mechanical systems into manufacturing.

Required Skills:
• High level of technical curiosity that will enable unique solutions to the technical challenges incumbent in the position. Ability and interest to learn, and apply, new technologies in support of overall technical objectives.
• Fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, machine / motion control systems, electro-mechanical systems, robotics, programming, and system integration
• Demonstrated knowledge of control systems design, programming, and systems integration with understanding of open loop and closed loop control systems
• Familiar with state of the art technologies in the following areas: control systems integration, controls architectures, PLC’s, motion control systems, electro-mechanical drive systems, robotics, part sensing, vision, risk assessment, and safety systems
• Ability to work in a team based environment and participate on a highly matrixed team
• Possesses an understanding of general mechanics and ability to apply it in troubleshooting and system design
• Self-starter who is able to exceed expectations for their objectives and timelines with a minimal amount of supervision in a risk reduction environment.
• Sound problem solving and decision making processes and skills
• Highly motivated, results oriented, customer focused, with a high commitment level

Desired Skills:
• Allen Bradley PLC (Control Logix)& machine/ motion control experience
• Fanuc Robot Experience
• Control system (PLC, motion control, safety devices, high level languages) and vision programming skills (Wit, Labview, Cognex, Helcon.)
• Computer science skills in hardware, software, VB, Database & C++ programming
• Knowledge of glass and ceramic manufacturing
• Entrepreneurial
• Forward looking
• Prior experience moving a new product or process from development into manufacturing
• Knowledgeable in applicable national and international electrical and robotic design and safety codes

How to Apply

Apply online at: https://careers.corning.com/psp/PDPAHRPRER/CNG_MYCAREER_SITE/PDGLHRPRER/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&JobOpeningId=175558&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time.

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