Process Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Electronics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/15/17
Corning, NY
5 - 7 years experience
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 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.

Job Title: Process Engineer

Scope of Position:

Reducing defects by eliminating root causes.

Working with suppliers to improve performance.

Ensuring that the measurement/inspection system meets the customer’s needs.

Improving processes and solving problems based on fundamental understanding gained through the use of the scientific method

Applying DMAIC and advanced statistical tools.

Improving manufacturing cost, quality, uptime, yields, cycle time, and safety.

Evaluating new raw materials, new equipment, or new process parameters.

Documenting SOP, SOS, experiment planning, and process changes.

Projects could support any Corning division or research and development

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Design and develop new processes or improve existing processes at Corning facilities worldwide

Solve problems and improve processes based on fundamental understanding and structured problem   solving methods such as KT, Designed Experimentation, or Six Sigma.

Implement Process Control and Process Discipline systems into manufacturing operations

Analyze process data using statistical tools (e.g. pareto, regression, time charting, analysis of variance, gauge R&R, etc.).

Measure and communicate performance against established objectives.

Review and interpret data to make recommendations on immediate actions, long term corrective actions, follow-up experiments, etc.

Document processes and train operators and peers on defined processes

Travel Requirements:

25% on average, depending on the projecting requirements

Includes international travel

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Full Time

Required Education:  Minimum of BS in chemical, materials, ceramic or mechanicalengineering (MSpreferred)

Required Years and Area of Experience:  <5  years experience in engineering/manufacturing

Required Skills:

Rigorous problem solving - Proficient in the use of DOE, SPC, Six Sigma and other process control/ analysis techniques

Process excellence (Six Sigma) Green Belt or higher

Experience completing projects in a manufacturing organization

Decision making based on data

Desired Skills:

Effective presentation skills

Capable of leading small process development / improvement projects

Innovation experience

Soft Skills:

Strong written and oral communication skills

Personal initiative and commitment

Organized with good planning and time management skills

Ability to build relationships within cross functional groups;  team building skills

Positive attitude, flexible and good work ethic

Req #: 1861

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