Materials Surface Process Engineer

Company Name:
Company Description:
Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
Cornings 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 Cornings existing & emerging businesses.
We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise. We partner with Cornings businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Cornings manufacturing as a differential advantage.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Test proof of concept/feasibility for new manufacturing processes or significant capability improvement of existing manufacturing processes.
Investigate manufacturing process alternatives and work with others to down select based on the technical fundamentals, performance and manufacturing cost criteria
Solve problems and demonstrate feasibility using theoretical, empirical and modeling approaches
Design and conduct experimentation aimed at investigating manufacturing process alternatives includes taking ownership and responsibility for own part of project.
Implement sample making processes; act as coordinator; set up procedures
Conduct hands on work in a laboratory environment
Communicate project status and updates to the work group including memos and R and L reports.
Measure and communicate progress against established objectives.
Maintaining contacts with groups outside of RD&E to facilitate problem identification and solutions.
Document work and generate IP as appropriate
Projects involved with:
Using first principle knowledge to design manufacturing processes for new businesses, enable new materials and/or improve capital efficiency.
Projects could support any Corning division or new business
Project teams could be both within ESP or cross functional with S&T or plants
Most projects will involve lab experimentation, data tracking and analysis
Travel Requirements: Expected travel is project dependent typically less than 25%
Required Education:
MS-PhD in Material Science with polymer / organic coursework and/or internships.
BS candidates with 3+ years of applied experience through internships in Material/Polymer Science will be considered.
Must be a 2013 or 2014 graduate.
Required Skills:
Creative/innovative problem solving
Strong technical fundamentals with process research/engineering skills
Able to collaborate across organizational boundaries and integrate solutions
Results oriented and high level of commitment (able to work in Innovation Stage 2 and handle risk of failure)
Strong lab and experimental practices; can understand fundamentals and recognize deviations and implement routine solutions.
The ability to learn new technologies and processes quickly
Able to apply the principles of process control and discipline to early stage projects
Good communication skills both verbal and written, including accurate recording of experiments, creating detailed documents, and reporting out or presentation within team.
Able to implement experiments and verify theory
Desired Skills:
Knowledge of Modeling capability and how to leverage modeling tools
Some mechanical aptitude/equipment understanding
Soft Skills:
Interpersonal skills engaging, enabling, open.
Integrate well into the team environment
Communication skills (written & oral)
Willing to take initiative; demonstrate leadership
Ability to access network to get things done.
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