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.
Corning's Specialty Materials is a leader in providing high performance materials and process capabilities of strategic necessity for targeted customers and the markets they serve -- semiconductors, lighting products and industrial materials.
Corning is a leading supplier of technologically advanced materials and customer-driven solutions for the ophthalmic industry and selected optics markets. Leveraging our revolutionary invention of glass photochromic eyeglass lens materials in the 1960s, we have expanded our product offering to include one of the world’s most technologically advanced plastic photochromic lenses.
Corning Semiconductor Optics is a leading world-class supplier of optical materials, high performance precision optics, optical-based metrology instruments and technical microlithography solutions for the semiconductor industry. Our core technical expertise lies in fused silica and fluoride crystals, materials and processing, optical-based metrology instrumentation, and high performance optics through Corning Tropel.
To know more about Corning's Specialty Materials Division, please visit us at: http://www.corning.com/products_services/other_products/specialty_materials.aspx
Scope of Position:
• Environmental: Develops, administers, and implements environmental programs in accordance with governmental requirements. Monitors pollution prevention activities, compliance and auditing efforts. Conducts, studies, and prepares environmental impact reports for plant processes and permit changes. Reviews and analyzes environmental documents issued by various regulatory agencies. Determines impact on company operations and communicates data to appropriate engineering personnel for use in making engineering decisions. May communicate compliance strategies and requirements. Evaluates proposed regulations to determine financial, industrial, public and environmental impact. Interacts with federal, state, and local regulators to resolve compliance issues; establishes permit requirements and assists in EPA, state, and local regulatory audits. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
• Health and Safety: Provides support to supervisor in the area of ensuring compliance with health and safety requirements. Provides value added services and is accountable for achieving compliance to the Corning safety policy and for the implementation of the Corning safety strategy improvement initiatives. Analyzes processes and situations to create information and identify opportunities for positive change and improvement. Develops proactive prevention systems for anticipating and responding to events. Provides continued development on health and safety issues. Provides expertise, advice, information and tools relating to effective health and safety management. Sets up processes to conduct suitable and sufficient risk assessments to reduce risk and identify process improvements. Provides safety training. Frequent use and general knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards. General application of concepts and principles. Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity. Refers to policies and practices for guidance. Works under very general supervision. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy. Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals. Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would normally require a moderate expenditure of resources to rectify. External contacts involve obtaining or providing information on matters of moderate importance to the organization. In the absence of supervisor, may provide information of a sensitive nature. Represents organization on specific projects.
• BS Degree in in Safety & Occupational Health Applied Sciences, Engineering, Technical or Environmental studies
• 1-8 years of Safety, Environmental experience in Mfg. (internships can count towards it)
• Computer Skills; proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Organizational; must be structured to set-up and maintain Project safety records.
• Presentation skills; perform presentations to management.
• Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and city laws, ordinances, and regulations applicable to area of assignment.
• Knowledge of Safety principles.
• Knowledge of Safety inspection principles and techniques.
• Ability to work both independently and as a team member
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Work closely with Plant Management and Security
EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled.