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8/22/2017
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Job Description

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality 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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Scope of Position:


Apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices to effectively accomplish technical assignments and projects.  Makes decisions independently based upon sound engineering and scientific methods.  Actively participates within and beyond department boundaries to resolve important process and product issues.  Enhances manufacturing capabilities through the implementation of new ideas and methods.  Independently executes projects to fulfill department goals and objectives in the areas of cost reduction, productivity gains, process flow, capacity increases, and scrap reduction and process and product enhancements.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Support cable manufacturing in an around-the-clock production environment, to include assisting production personnel and maintenance functions in day-to-day troubleshooting of equipment and processes, conducting trend analysis of reoccurring errors and developing proposals/designs/training to reduce those errors and machine downtime and implement the corrections. 
  • Interface daily with operators and production team leaders to monitor and correct possible process fluctuations.
  • Manage all aspects of bringing new equipment into production, including preparation of financial justification, designing, specifying, purchasing, as well as tracking all spending related to the project. 
  • Develop maintenance and operator training documentation, conducting equipment qualification and initial training of production personnel, and making provisions for repair parts stocking levels. 
  • Formally document all aspects of the project using various project and change management tools.
  • Initiate and implement process or equipment improvements in order to reduce scrap/cost, increase run rates, or improve overall product performance and quality through the application of engineering principles.
  • Support the transfer of new cabling technology or materials from development groups to production environment.
  • Provide processing support during product development, develop plans as to how the equipment/processes will be employed into production and ensure that the new technology is repeatable in a production environment prior to transfer. 
  • Ensure all production and maintenance documentation is completed such as MI's, SOP's, PM's, and calibration.
  • Take an active role in continuous improvement team activities and conduct all tasks consistent with the DMAIC/Six Sigma methodology when applicable.
  • Excellent presentation skills for all audience types ranging from manufacturing associates to executive level personnel.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 10 percent.

 

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • M-F 8-5   Supporting a 24/7 Operation

 

 Required Education:

  • Minimum of BS degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

 

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years Manufacturing experience

 

Required Skills:

  • Project Management experience 


Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of polymers and extrusion processes
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • PE License


 

 

EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled.

About corning

Owens Corning is a producer of glass fiber reinforcements and other materials for composites and of residential and commercial building materials. The Company operates within two product categories: composites, which include the Composite Solutions segment and building materials, which includes its insulating systems, roofing and asphalt and other building materials and services reportable segments. The Company's products range from glass fiber used to reinforce composite materials used in transportation, electronics, marine, wind energy and other high-performance markets to insulation, roofing and manufactured stone veneer used in residential, commercial and industrial applications. On May 1, 2008, the Company sold two composite manufacturing plants in Battice, Belgium and Birkeland, Norway. (Source: 10-K)

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