Development Scientist - Glass Development

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17
Painted Post, NY
Electronics
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17

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: Support new Glass Development projects for Corning Glass Technologies within a cross functional team (Research, Development, Engineering, Manufacturing). This includes:

• Glass composition and product development for a variety of glass, glass-ceramic, and potential glass-laminate applications

• Support to flat glass manufacturing: such as transitions between glasses, raw materials selection, defect understanding and support to cost reduction programs

Day to Day Responsibilities: Engage in glass development projects w/ Research, Engineering and Mfg. Teams

Travel Requirements: Domestic & International (~10%-30%)

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40 Hrs. w/ Flex Time

Education and Experience: PhD in the field of - Materials

Required Skills

• Background in material science/glass/ceramics

• Ability to handle multiple projects and critical activities

• Work effectively across functional teams and organizations: including Research, Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Commercial

• Knowledge of characterization tools for bulk and surface properties of materials

• Strong people skills to participate and drive fast-paced, high profile projects

• Strong communication skills; verbal and written

Desired Skills

• Experience/background in glass melting and refractory materials

• Glass forming knowledge, including sheet forming experience

• Statistical analysis proficiency

• Knowledge of material mechanical properties, fracture mechanics, and fractography

• Optical sciences proficiency

• Proficiency in wet chemistry and chemical durability of materials

• Effectively able to transition materials/products from research through development and into production

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

• Confidentiality

• Demonstrates ability to live Corning's values

• Skilled at delivering results in a cross-functional matrix team environment

• Uses an analytical, thought process

• Engages other SME’s

• Candidate needs to work in team

• Good communication skills (written and verbal)

• Flexibility to support and work on multiple projects at same time

• Independent self-starter

• Technically curious

Req #: 4862

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