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Measurements Engineer Supervisor at Corning

Measurements Engineer Supervisor

Corning Corning, NY Full-Time
Date: Feb 10, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59732

Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers.

Scope of Position:

Process Research is seeking an experienced Measurements Engineer and Supervisor to support Research Melter Operations. This position will work within research, development, and operations to specify, procure, and develop measurement and inspection systems, lead an engineering team working in Measurements, Inspection, Quality, and Bottom of Draw, and support 24/7 glass manufacturing processes.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Guide engineers and technicians on your team by identifying high priority workstreams and providing direction and feedback on their project and process activities
Apply engineering methods and best practices while using critical thinking, fundamental process understanding, analysis of data, and direct observation to provide process feedback to melting and forming, improve bottom of draw process performance, and meet product specifications
Work in partnership with members of adjacent process teams to develop and execute daily activities and experiment plans
Manage project workstreams, processes, or tasks, often with limited guidance
Provide leadership and coaching to the operations workforce, sharing knowledge to enhance their abilities to optimize and troubleshoot the process without engineering support
Provide daily and off-shift process engineering support, to occasionally include evenings, holidays, and weekends as needed
Generate intellectual property by documenting experiment results, process learning, and new equipment knowledge in R-Reports, Invention Disclosures, and/or technical presentations
Provide input to cross-functional teams developing and delivering new technology or planning future platform rebuilds and upgrades
Identify challenges and implement solutions in the measurements and inspection areas, pulling in other division or corporate resources as needed
Collaborate with worldwide engineers and plants to understand current best practices and evaluate these practices for applicability to Research Melter

Travel Requirements / Work Schedule:

Minimal travel required (<10%) • Standard schedule is M-F day shift, 40-45 hours/week. Additional hours on weekends and off-shifts may be required as necessary to support equipment repairs, quality issues, or process improvement

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering required (preferably Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Ceramics/Glass Engineering, or Materials Science, but other disciplines considered)
MS in technical area is preferred

Expected Years and Area of Experience:

5+ years in measurements/inspection engineering in a manufacturing environment
3+ years supervising technicians and/or engineers
Experience managing a lab is desired

Required Competencies:

Able to deliver direct feedback to team members during performance reviews
Contributes to an environment of respect and collaboration within and outside own work group
Communicates effectively regarding assignments, openly shares ideas, values diversity of opinions, and demonstrates an ability to build trust across work group or project team
Influences peers, team(s), and management, and is respected for ability to provide technical guidance
Identifies risks and makes recommendations as appropriate to guide decisions or plans
Possesses strong technical fundamentals in dimensional measurements, defect inspection techniques, and related equipment
Has a basic understanding of material or glass science and process engineering
Able to learn new technology and processes quickly, to manage multiple tasks, and to use skills to solve technical problems
Able to use decision-making tools such as DMAIC, MEE, KT, and PEx to troubleshoot problems and determine solutions
Practices and promotes safe work habits daily; identifies safety concerns and helps address them
Able to analyze process data using tools such as Pi, Excel, Minitab, and JMP to draw conclusions
Has strong written and verbal communications skills
Able to collaborate effectively across organizational boundaries
Comfortable interfacing with all levels of the organization

Beneficial Skills:

Measurements and inspection experience in a manufacturing plant
Mineralogy and/or defect analysis skills such as SEM/EDX, microscopy, XRF
Glass melting and forming experience
Familiarity with mechanical design principles and tools (such as SOLIDWORKS)
Experience with robotics programming, teaching, troubleshooting, and maintenance
Background in Controls, including PLC programming
Experience with high-powered process lasers
Six Sigma Black or Green Belt certification

This posistion 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, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Corning


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