Controls/Electrical Engineer II

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Controls/Electrical Engineer II

Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.
With more than 160 years of science and engineering knowledge, Corning Incorporated creates keystone components for high-technology systems in consumer electronics, mobile emissions control and life sciences. Our Optical Communications segment delivers connectivity to every edge of the network, from optical fiber, cable, hardware and equipment to fully-optimized optical solutions.
What we do is life changing. Our innovations help customers keep pace with the world’s insatiable demand for bandwidth, accelerating the delivery of information and keeping the world connected to the important people, places and things that enhance our lives.
To know more about Corning Optical Communications, visit us at:

Scope of Position:
• Manage the electrical and controls scope of process improvement, capital expansion, and obsolescence mitigation projects.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Implement robust, cost effective automation and process machine control systems.
• Interface with external system integrators to successfully deliver fully integrated process equipment systems to Corning's facility.
• Participate in all phases of the project including design, fabrication, off-line integration and testing, installation, production start-up support, training of plant personnel, and technology transfer.
• Independently follow construction of equipment in vendors' facilities.
• Ensure proactive safety measures for all equipment and processes. Seeks to identify and correct potential safety or environmental issues using NEC, NFPA, and other pertinent safety codes. Ensure safety procedures, such as Lock-Out Tag-Out, are followed at all times.
• Generate and interpret electrical drawings using AutoCAD Electrical for systems design including control panel layouts, component documentation, and schematics. Prepare initial CAD design layouts of both complete electrical controls systems and control sub-sections. Review electrical drawing packages for conformance to Corning standards.

Travel Requirements:
• less than 5%

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
• Normal working hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
• Informal 24/7 coverage for ad-hoc call-in support (2nd level subject matter expert)

Required Education:
• B.S. /M.S. Electrical Engineering

Required Years and Area of Experience:
• 2+ years manufacturing experience working with process and automation equipment; other engineering will be considered with relevant work experience.

Required Skills:
• Experience in the design and programming of Allen Bradley Control Logix systems (most current products desired)
• Ability to generate, debut and modify PLC code - ladder logic, structure text and function block diagram.
• Knowledge of HMI/SCADA systems programming in a plant environment including higher level communications protocols - Red Lion/IFIX.
• Strong fundamental understanding of electrical design practices, machine/motion controls systems, electro-mechanical systems, Yaskawa VFD and Servo programming, communication protocols, and practical application.
• Work closely with support technicians to resolve equipment issues.
• Ability to reach fundamental understanding of process issues utilizing sound troubleshooting skills.
• Capable of executing project assignments, in a team-based environment, with minimal supervision.
• Thoroughly carry out assignments to completion.

Desired Skills:
• Entrepreneurial (able to conceive and design a control system never before demonstrated).
• Visionary (understands the big picture and is able to project this view).
• Knowledge of legacy controls equipment, networks, and software.
• Experience with the OSI PI (historian) interface.
• Strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled.

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