Glass Forming Process Analysis Engineer
Date: Mar 6, 2019
Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830
Requisition Number: 35753
Odds are that the email you read this morning traveled over Corning Optical Fiber; the smartphone you used had a Corning cover glass, and the vehicle you drove to work had cleaner emissions because of a Corning catalytic converter substrate.
We are seeking out dedicated engineers who strive to see their work make a difference. If you have a passionate belief in the power of innovation to change the world; if you rate your own success by how many people are touched by your research; and if you are up to the challenge of doing extraordinary science to make real, profitable advanced materials, then Corning is the place for you.
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 built 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 take on tough technology challenges.
Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning's existing & emerging businesses.
Scope of Position:
This is a technical position where you, the engineer, will be expected to apply rigorous scientific methods and mechanistic understanding to improve glass forming process capabilities for new and existing products, including flat consumer display glass, tubular pharmaceutical packaging glass, and other emerging glass products.
The work requires you to be able to influence across organizational boundaries. You will collaborate with R,D&E to identify important underlying mechanisms and apply the knowledge to manufacturing systems to optimize an existing process, create processes for new products, and recommend equipment changes to achieve new goals.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Apply principles of solid mechanics, viscoelasticity, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics through analytic or numerical calculations to:
Recommend setups to improve existing process performance by using established models and metrics.
Recommend new product or composition process setups or equipment modifications by using established models and metrics.
Build fundamental understanding for new processes or products that enable sample generation and manufacturing, requiring model and metric development.
Achieve the above by:
Controlling/managing radiative, convective or conductive heat transfer rates to achieve desired product attributes (stress, shape, etc.).
Determining the analysis approach, building and executing simple to complex models, and ensuring the accuracy of the results.
Developing and executing experiments on existing processes to validate models, increase fundamental understanding, and execute process improvements.
Communicate project status and updates to both the project team and to management, including memos, technical reports and verbal presentations.
PhD in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, with some industrial experience (at least co-op or internship) or a MS in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, with 5+ years experience with radiative heat transfer and viscoelastic analysis for industrial applications.
Advanced knowledge of heat and mass transfer, fluid dynamics, viscoelastic and solid mechanics.
Advanced experience with Matlab, Ansys, Fluent and/or Comsol. Comfortable running math models and conducting hands-on experiments at various Corning facilities.
Technical drive to learn new processes through literature searches and experimental observation to identify relevant physics to study to solve problems.
Experience with Thermal Desktop, NoGrid, AutoCAD/Solidworks.
Advanced experience/knowledge with radiation heat transfer.
Familiarity with manufacturing environments.
Knowledge of Corning processes and business systems as well as being passionate about learning new technologies.
Are you professional, courteous, positive attitude, rigorous and organized?
Will you take initiative and get results?
How are you at growing networks and communicating effectively verbally and in writing to get things done?
Dedication, creativity, self-starter and the passion to build and improve daily - Does this sound like you?
Our expected travel is about 25% annually, with some international trips.
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.
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