Process Technician
Corning - Town of Erwin, NY

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Scope of Position:

Technician within a process engineering organization at a manufacturing site. Technician will work with our team to plan, conduct and analyze process improvement activities. The primary role includes (1) data collection and analysis, and (2) providing support for the manufacturing of cellular ceramic products.
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Support new equipment/processes/products into production
  • Interact with Division Engineering to provide linkage with the Division technology road map
  • Provide process support for manufacturing of cellular ceramic products
    • Plan and execute manufacturing runs
    • Conduct experiments to improve product line performance
    • Provide support and troubleshooting during production runs
    • Provide support to monitor performance of product in downstream process steps to make corrections to upstream process
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Serve as a process resource for troubleshooting of production equipment / process in the Diesel Manufacturing facility in Painted Post NY to support 24/7 manufacturing.
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with Operations, Maintenance, Controls Engineering and Equipment Engineering to provide first responder support for manufacturing. Focus will be to safely get the process/equipment back in operation and performing at established rates and quality. Detailed reports of activity’s will be communicated to Operations and within the Engineering groups.
  • Provide process support for manufacturing of cellular ceramic products. Primary contact for trouble shooting any process related issues during production runs.
  • Support and or lead projects in manufacturing that will enable the facility to meet is goals and objectives.
Travel Requirements: Minimal

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
  • 40+
  • Monday – Friday: typically 8:00AM-5:00PM
  • Occasional off hour troubleshooting and experiment support. Weekend coverage normally once every 8 weeks.
Job Title: Process Technician

Reference Number: 174565

Education and Experience:
  • 2 year technical degree in mechanical / electrical / materials / ceramics / math / chemistry / physics is ideal.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of mechanical / electrical / materials /ceramic technician experience with demonstrated success of analyzing data and applying data to find solutions.
Required Skills:
  • Sound problem solving and decision making skills
  • Team Player
  • Advanced in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of data analysis methods and techniques (i.e. KT, Six sigma, Lean)
  • Basic understanding of statistics
Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of glass and ceramic manufacturing
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access
  • Knowledge of PI process book
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Able to work across multiple functional areas
  • Mechanical aptitude and or Electrical aptitude
Soft Skills:
  • Able to work across multiple functional areas
  • Able to multi task
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to lead projects
  • Technical curiosity

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