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Materials Engineer - corning, new york

Materials Engineer - corning, new york

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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 and D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.Cornings Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence and innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning\'s existing and emerging businesses.We anticipate and provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise. We partner with Corning\'s businesses and the Science and Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning\'s manufacturing as a differential advantage.Scope of Position:The candidate will work independently and with team members material science engineering fundamental principles to provide batch expertise to plants and projects. The candidate will lead efforts to qualify new raw materials, manage raw materials suppliers and develop batching and process control systems. The candidate will solve some of Corning\'s most challenging technical problems by understanding all aspects of the interactions of batch production, including raw materials, batch mixing and glass technology. Team members typically support projects ranging from research through stage 5 manufacturing and the ideal candidate would be adept at fluently working across that full spectrum. The Materials Engineering laboratory at Decker serves as the base of operations and this candidate would play a major role in growing capabilities with new tools/techniques/thinking to help solve new problems. This corporate engineering role serves all existing businesses with an expectation for rapid solution development and strong technical competence.Day to Day Responsibilities include::Understand material properties and their impact on Corning\'s products and processes:Identify and qualify raw materials to improve yield, reduce costs, improve product attributes and enable new products:Assist in managing raw material suppliers:Develop process simulations to extend knowledge base and prove/disprove hypotheses:Work with department laboratory staff to ensure optimal turnaround and experimental efficiency:Protect Corning\'s intellectual property:Document all results:Maintain high quality engineering principles, including extensive use of statistics, structured problem solving methods such as KT, DoE, and DMAIC, DMAIC six sigma tools:Measure and communicate performance against objectivesTravel Requirements::up to 25, some internationalHours of work/work schedule/flex:time::Flex time; typical 8:00 : 5:00; Monday : Friday. Some projects may require additional hours.Job Title: Materials EngineerReference Number: Required Education and Experience::Technical Degree Required (glass, ceramics, materials science or related fields):Some technical/engineering experienceRequired Skills::Some experience in materials or process engineering or related fields; high degree of technical competence:Ability to assimilate quickly and produce valuable results:Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with customers, suppliers, and co:workers:Proven problem solving skillsDesired Skills::Glass, raw materials, glass technology, process engineering basics:Engineering, manufacturing and project management experience:Supplier management and quality auditing:Statistics, data analysis, design of experiments:Innovative and creative:Ability to multi:task:Business savvy and competenceSoft Skills::Positive attitude:Displays strong initiative:Strong communication skillsSource:

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