Measurements Engineer

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Measurements Engineer

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Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Hands-on on involvement with the design, development, and implementation of measurement and inspection equipment and techniques
• Provide leadership and coordination with team members and equipment suppliers with system builds and factory installations
• Identify and work to resolve gaps between attribute and technology roadmaps and existing measurement and inspection capability
• Work with scientists, researchers, and/or suppliers to understand first principles of systems and propose lead, material, process and equipment issues, identifies root cause and implements corrective action.
• Implements and documents material, process and/or equipment changes.
• Uses simple statistical tools and Designed Experiments (DOE) in process problem solving and process improvement; Uses more sophisticated statistical tools and DOE techniques in problem solving and process/product improvement.
• Assure quality and repeatability of processes and products.
• Supports new product introductions through equipment installation, process certification, documentation and training.
• Assures safety of operators and equipment and Complies with safety and environmental regulations.
• Develops SME knowledge of material, process and/or equipment in focused areas of manufacturing or engineering.
• Executes cost reduction and improvement (DMAIC) projects in line with business objectives.

Role within group:
• Works with other team members to solve difficult technical, engineering related problems
• Supports or leads continuous improvement activities, new product or process introductions and cost reduction projects and develop improvements and/or enhancements as required
• Drive requirements for optical, mechanical, electrical and software specifications
• Design experiments to evaluate gauging technology
• Coordinate transfer of technology to domestic and international plants
• Perform troubleshooting and/or coordinating problem solving efforts
• Provides day-to-day problem solving support to production, development and research operations.
• Trains operators and trades personnel on new equipment and processes.
• Uses rigorous processes and technical knowledge to build detailed technical understanding for key process steps.
• Functions as a team member or team leader on focused projects.
• Trouble shoots Supports drive to fundamental process understanding and lowest cost producer objectives
• Supports the development and execution of plans to evaluate new technology or improvements in existing technology resulting in a superior product in terms of quality and/or cost
• Understands Corning's Intellectual property management processes and follows that process in documenting any intellectual property developed as part of a project
• Technology owner for measurement and/or inspection system(s) – able to provide hands-on technical leadership and training to others
• Provide equipment understanding and apply with process understanding to integrate with manufacturing.
• Provide a key link between for measurement/inspection systems from early stage into manufacturing.
• Manage equipment supplier(s) to ensure performance and schedule

Performance Metrics:
• Capability & Capacity (product, process and equipment)
• Learning Curve Selects, Rates, Equipment Uptime
• Cost Reduction Impact ($’s)
• Project Delivery Metrics (Stated objectives realized, on budget - capital and expense, on time)
• New product introductions
• Intellectual Property management
• Technology roadmap
• Customer Satisfaction (Quality, Delivery, Product Performance)

Travel: 25-40% travel, including international, required for this position
*Required to sign a Covenant Not to Compete

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor of Science in Engineering or equivalent technical experience or equivalent experience (prefer degree in optical science).
• 1-3 years of experience in related work
• Yellow Belt Training
• Track record of delivering results
• Demonstrated knowledge in a technical field
• Project team membership
• Corning Incorporated –My Development

Required Skills:
• Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• In depth understanding of optical concepts and components.
• Ability to evaluate existing optical systems.
• Hands on experience with equipment installation
• Solid understanding of statistical methods / analysis of systems
• Data retrieval, plotting and analysis (primarily using Microsoft Excel)
• Ability to do approximately 25-40% international travel, typically 2-3 weeks at a time, but occasionally 4-6 week assignments
• Strong process, systems and troubleshooting skills
• Understanding of measurement technology and testing methods
• Experience working with outside suppliers and machine integrators

Competencies (knowledge, skills and behaviors):
• Approachability
• Learning on the Fly
• Listening
• Patience
• Perseverance

• Action Oriented
• Customer Focus
• Drive for results
• Organizational Agility
• Organizing
• Planning
• Problem Solving

• Competence in Technical Field
• Performance Excellence
• Safety, Health and Environmental Compliance
• Technical Learning

Desired Skills:
• Experience in measurement system design
• Software architecture and development experience in VB.Net, C# or C++
• PLC programming
• Experience with international travel
• Manufacturing Support or Operations
• Green Belt Certification
• Project Team Leadership

Soft Skills:
• Multi-functional responsibility
• Initiative and desire to learn
• Ability to work among a diverse group
• Can work independently
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Willingness to travel internationally
EOE/AA including Veterans

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