Materials Ceramic Engineer

Corning   •  

Corning, NY

Industry: Electronics


5 - 7 years

Posted 372 days ago

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality 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 Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):Apply ceramic & materials scienceengineering fundamental principles to solve the deep technical challenges primarily related to glass and ceramics manufacturing. This corporateengineering role serves all existing businesses, with typical project assignments lasting 6months to 2years, and ranging from initial research projects through stage 5 manufacturing support. The organization serves a flexible base of resources and knowledge which facilitates rapid solution development and emphasizes strong technical competence. Serve as a material expert with interactions including raw materials, suppliers, fabrication, research, development, and manufacturing. Day to DayResponsibilities: Understand material properties and impact on Corning’s products and processes. Drive root cause understanding to improve yield, extend asset life, reduce costs, improve product attributes and enable new products. Develop laboratory testing regimen and process simulations to extend knowledge base and prove/disprove hypotheses. Work with department laboratory staff to ensure optimal turnaround and experimental efficiency. Protect Corning’s intellectual property by filing invention disclosures for patent application in timely fashion. Document all project findings ininternal, structuredreports. Maintain high qualityengineering principles, including extensive use ofstatistics, structured problem solving methods such as KT, DoE, and DMAICDMAICsix sigma tools. Measure and communicate performance against objectives.Travel Requirements (please note ifinternational): Up to 25%, someinternational Hours of work/workschedule/flex-time: Standard M-F,8-5 with overtime asrequiredRequired Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess) 1. Deep technical background in materials processing and evaluation 2. Strong laboratoryexperience, hands onpreferred. 3. Ability to assimilate quickly and produce valuable results 4. Strong supporter and user of existing literature to facilitate learning - journals, conferences etc 5. Interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with customers, suppliers and co-workers 6. Team player 7. Problem solving skills-cut all the noise out and rapidly hone in on root cause.8. Superior written and verbal communication skills 9. Multi-tasking mandatory 10. Attention to detailDesired Skills (These are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess) 1. Refractory, tape casting, slip casting, glass, processengineering basics, sintering expertise 2. Project management 3.Statistics, data analysis, design of experimentsEducation andExperience (minimumrequired for consideration)MS in MaterialsEngineering, Ceramics or Glass ScienceRequired, 5years ofexperience on therequired ordesiredskills. Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership) 1. Able to work independently 2. Sense of urgency 3. Results oriented 4. Positive attitude 5. Flexible and adaptable 6. Open and approachable

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Req #: 3962