Process Simulation Manager - Optics Applied Physics - Modeling
Corning Incorporated - Corning, NY

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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.

A world leader in industrial research and development, Corning staunchly believes in change. We thrive on seeking new opportunities to make a difference for mankind and bringing them to life.

Our dedicated scientists conduct their research with the highest integrity, finely tuned processes and superb skill. Breakthroughs occur when our researchers leverage existing technologies across product lines or come as the result of a profound moment of inspiration or even as an unexpected, experimental outcome. That is when research is at its most exciting.

We do everything possible to sustain our culture of innovation. We continually invest in research and development to provide our scientists with the resources they need. This has enabled our scientific community to develop a unique ability to solve complex problems and maintain a keen focus on things that really matter -- technologies that improve our lives and change our world.

R&D is the foundation on which Corning’s history has been built, and we have no doubt it will lead us to future technological triumphs.

To know more about Corning's Science and Technology division, please visit the R&D website at:

http://www.corning.com/r_d/index.aspx

Scope of Position:
Supervise, support, and develop engineers/scientists in the Optics & Applied Physics Modeling group. Build a partnership with various organizations in optical fiber, and strategically manage modeling activities supporting that business. Share responsibilities for long-term strategic planning, and day-to-day operation of the Modeling & Simulation department, with director and the rest of the staff.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
Work with Staff Team on work prioritization, long-term technology planning, assessment of project status, and talent planning. Participate in Research portfolio planning. Meet regularly with internal customers to discuss technology needs, project status, people's performance. Identify and discuss people development needs; get agreement on development actions; monitor progress. Mentor team members to work effectively and to communicate results that drive project decisions. Maintain and leverage cross-organizational and cross-functional collaborations

Travel Requirements : A few trips per year, some international.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time : Flex time, with core hours of 9 AM to 4 PM, occasional evening/weekend hours as needed

Required Education:
M.S. or Ph.D. in physics, optics, engineering, or applied math, and competence in using numerical modeling to solve problems.

Required Years and Area of Experience: 10 years working experience, but exceptions can be made for strong candidates

Required Skills:
Strong problem solving skills and scientific insight. Results-oriented thinking. Technical background in physics, optics, electrical engineering or chemical engineering Must be able to build partnerships and work effectively across organizational boundaries Good coaching and supervisory skills.

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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...