• Corning
  • $96,970.00 -146,960.00/year*
  • Lancaster , NY
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time
  • 101 Nichter Rd

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Requisition Number: 36215

Corning is one of the world s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Are you interested in Life Changing Innovation ? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world s greatest innovators. We pursue our customers most complex problems that others can t or won t. Collaboration, Creative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons extraordinary professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the continent's fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Scope of Position:

Apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices to effectively accomplish technical assignments and projects. Provide process leadership, support and direction, for both existing operations and for future needs of the Erwin Plant in the Environmental Technologies Division. Use the scientific method to drive to fundamental understanding. Improve process understanding, product quality, process capability, and reduce manufacturing costs to deliver step change improvements in processes or product attributes.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

The intent of this role is to provide day-to-day support and guidance for Health and Safety programs and processes at the Erwin Manufacturing Complex. Such programs may include:

Provide leadership and support for existing and future compositions and processes to support expanding businesses. Specific skill sets and activities will include leading and participating in:

  • Receiving technology advances into production
  • Providing process engineering skills for process improvements for existing manufacturing products and processes, process development for new products, and root cause understanding for production issues
  • Developing tools and use scientific methods for fundamental understanding of processes to solve problems
  • Providing input and support for new product process concepts
  • Experimentation: identification of key variables, design of experiments, execution, analysis of process data, recommendations, and documentation.
  • The use of rigorous tools to deliver results including problem analysis, potential problem analysis, risk assessment, DMAIC methodology and innovation
  • Implementing technology advancements and \"best practices\" into production.
  • Translating work, solutions, and directions into presentations to leadership that can be well understood and are actionable
  • Lead Projects that support key Division and Plant initiatives.

Projects Involved with:

  • Process production improvements for existing automotive and diesel products
  • Process development for new products
  • Cost reduction and improvement (DMAIC) projects in line with business objectives

Travel Requirements: You can expect travel less than 5% of the time.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Your typical work schedule will be 8-5pm M-F although you should expect to have flexibility for off shift and weekend coverage is expected to support project assignments including overtime.

Required Education and Experience:

You should have a BS or MS in Ceramic, Chemical, Material, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering as well as:

  • Sound engineering background
  • Use of scientific method to solve challenging problems
  • Working knowledge of basic statistics and process engineering principles
  • Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experimentation; planning, executing and data/statistical analysis to drive solutions.
  • Strong drive to succeed and implement solutions
  • Self-motivated and self-directed, works with minimal supervision

Desired Skill:

  • Formal problem-solving leadership skills
  • Experience with Six Sigma DMAIC principles
  • Strong work ethic and desire to exceed expectations
  • Teamwork in a multicultural environment
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven presentation and communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge and experience in production environment.
  • Advanced degree
  • Knowledge of Celcor business and products
  • Corning Environmental Technologies experience Education and Experience

Soft Skills:

Your verbal and written communication skills as well as attention to detail and ability to handle ambiguity will be significant skills for success. We value a positive teammate who is customer-focused, open and approachable to effectively collaborate in teams in a multi-cultural environment and across all levels of our organization.

  • Are you able to lead and influence others (suppliers, commercial partners etc)?
  • Are you a self-starter with the technical curiosity to learn new things and bring forth new ideas?
  • Does your flexibility and dedication to succeed support a positive can do attitude?

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.


Associated topics: alloys, ceramic, compound, corrosion, dental, material, medical, plastics, polymer, welding

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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