Glass Making MET Engineer
Corning Incorporated - Concord, NC

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MET (Manufacturing Excellence Team) RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintaining production equipment (“stewards of the equipment/process”) Next level of troubleshooting after shift personnel (called on by shift personnel for troubleshooting help) Monitoring equipment and processes Making process/equipment/procedure adjustments Manufacturing improvement identification and solutions Technology receivership

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:
Responsible for MET engineering support in Glass Making Trend analysis (by equipment, attribute, product) & monitoring / response plans Equipment and process troubleshooting (3rd level; post shift troubleshooting; including off hours coverage) Concise and accurate documentation on troubleshooting steps and corrective actions Recommend improvements to process/equipment and drive equipment robustness Manufacturing improvement corrective action plans and solutions Provide inputs about equipment maintenance requirements & shortfalls Identify chronic issues and recommend corrective actions Identify when engineering support is required to address significant production platform / process / specification issues or changes Provide guidance, direction and training to MET Techs Work with MET Techs to drive equipment/process standardization and continuous improvements Supervise MET resources within MET section if applicable. Interface with MET resources in other sections to drive consistency and share best practices Interface with Engineering, Infrastructure/Maintenance, IT and PPD. Work with Operations team including section & shift supervision, and associates as required to improve manufacturing performance. Technology (process/product) receivership within the community

Travel Requirements (please note if international): less than 10%

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40+ hrs

Required Education: BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Ceramics or Materials Engineering, a MS is a plus

Required Years and Area of Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience

Required Skills:
Strong engineering and troubleshooting skills Technical skills and aptitude Ability to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively Directive and autonomous Decision making and prioritization

Soft Skills:
Effective Communication Skills Ability to work within a team and provide training to others

Company description:
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.

At Corning, we are proud of our 30-year history, rich in fiber optic innovation. Our ability to turn creative ideas into practical solutions and useful technologies continues to propel innovations in the field of fiber optics. Corning’s renowned optical fiber is used worldwide in numerous applications such as premises, FTTx, access, metropolitan, long-haul and submarine.

Corning’s position as the industry leader in fiber optics comes from its relentless dedication to revolutionizing product and system innovations. From the invention of low-loss optical fiber to the creation of the world’s first Center for Fiber Optic Testing, Corning’s storied tradition of innovation and product improvement remains constant.

To know more about Corning Optical Fiber, visit us at : http://www.corning.com/products_services/telecomunications/index.aspx

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Corning Incorporated is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. Drawing on more than 160 years of materials science and process...