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.
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:
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
25% on average, depending on the projecting requirements
Includes international travel
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
Job Title: Process Engineer
Reference Number: 171452
Minimum of BS in chemical, materials, ceramic or mechanical engineering (MS preferred)
Rigorous problem solving - experience using 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
Effective presentation skills
Capable of leading small process development / improvement projects
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
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