Process Engineer

Job Description
Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. We create and make keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, over 150 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.

Our products include glass substrates for LCD flat panel televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment for telephone and internet communication networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy and metrology.

Corning Cable Systems is a leading manufacturer of fiber optic and copper communications system solutions for voice, data and video network applications worldwide. Corning Cable Systems is wholly owned by Corning Incorporated.
Corning Cable Systems offers the broadest range of end-to-end fiber optic and copper product solutions for customers' telecommunications networks. Our customer-focused solutions include cables, connectors, and related hardware, and network services that include network design, project management, installation and maintenance, equipment rental and training programs.

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Scope of Position:

Apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices to effectively accomplish technical assignments and projects. Makes decisions independently based upon sound engineering and scientific methods. Actively participates within and beyond department boundaries to resolve important process and product issues. Enhance manufacturing capabilities through the implementation of new ideas and methods. Independently executes projects to fulfill department goals and objectives.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Provide day-to-day problem solving support to production operations
Identify process improvement and cost reduction projects based on analysis of process data. The individual is expected to utilize the scientific method to develop, test, and prove hypotheses.
Prepare cost justifications and capital requests for any new equipment purchases that may be required to achieve project goals.
Interface with operators, team leaders and peers to develop and implement process, equipment, or safety improvements into manufacturing.
Oversee all aspects of bringing new equipment into production, including preparation of financial justification, designing, specifying, purchasing, as well as tracking all spending related to the project. Develop maintenance and operator training documentation, conducting equipment qualification and initial training of production personnel, and making provisions for repair parts stocking levels. Formally document all aspects of the project
Support the transfer of new cabling technology, materials, or processes from development to production. Provide processing support during product development, develop plans as to how the equipment/processes will be employed into production and ensure that the new technology is repeatable in a production environment prior to transfer. Ensure all production and maintenance documentation is completed such as MI's, SOP's, PM's, and calibration.

Travel Requirements:

Less than 10%

Hours of work/work schedule/flextime:

8am - 5pm, support off shift as needed

Job Title: Process Engineer

Reference Number: 169025

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering or other technical field

Required Years and Area of Experience:

1-3 years experience in manufacturing environment preferred

Required Skills:

Creative/innovative problem solving
Strong technical fundamentals with process engineering skills
Able to collaborate across organizational boundaries and integrate solutions
Results oriented and high commitment
The ability to learn new technology and processes quickly

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of plastic extrusion technologies
Cabling process and equipment
Experience programming PLCs in a manufacturing environment
Soft Skills:

Can establish a broad network across the engineering and technology organizations
Good verbal/written communication and presentation skills
Interpersonal skills engaging, enabling, open
Rigorous problem solving
Results-oriented and high commitment
Planning and organization
Effective in managing multiple priorities


Corning Cable Systems

Job Code

State or Province

North Carolina

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