Coating Process Engineer | Corning Incorporated

Date Posted: 
Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Position Location: 
Fairport, NY
Job Description: 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide day to day production support to resolve process issues that are outside our standard operating parameters
  • Maintain manufacturing processes using existing production assets. 
  • Use and improve current metrology methods to monitor and improve manufacturing performance.
  • Specify and improve cleaning, material handling and storage procedures within the thin film coating process flow.
  • Identify and lead process improvements to reduce cost (Variation, cycle-time, complexity, and scrap reduction)
  • Author documentation and provide training to the production staff for all new processes
  • Collaborate with the commercial and development engineering to extend our current capabilities to meet future needs

Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 10%. Typical travel includes training, networking opportunities, customer visits, and benchmarking activities as required.

Hours of work:

  • Typical first shift production hours, M-F, 8am-5pm. Extra and off hours may be required during times of heightened project activity in order to meet deliverables.

Required Education & Experience:

  • 4-yr technical degree with the following order of preference: Optical science/engineering; Physics; Material science; Chemical engineering; Ceramic; Mechanical.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of UV optical thin film design experience
  • Critical thinking to rapidly solve problems
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Desire to solve problems by leveraging Statistical/6-Sigma/DOE and Hypothesis Tree problem solving methodologies.
  • Confidence in interaction with all levels of the organization (Production techs to Sr. Leadership)
  • Ability to function on a process engineering team of multi-disciplinary engineers.
  • Knowledge or Training in one or all of these areas: Six Sigma Green/Black Belt, Lean Fundamentals, PEx, and KT Problem Solving.

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This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

Corning offers a competitive salary, vacation, pension, and family medical leave. Are you ready to start an exciting career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!


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