Molding Engineer

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Molding Engineer

Are you interested in “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We solve our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Innovative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons world class professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the world’s fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.
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Scope of Position:
• Support Corning Mold Development Engineering in the mission of providing our customers with world-class tooling for new product introductions, capacity upgrades, molding process improvements, global standardization, and cost reduction.

Major Roles and Responsibilities:
• Concept Development:
o Provide DFM part analysis, budgetary funding estimates, capacity utilization estimates, and materials consultation for new product introductions.
o Perform mold flow analysis utilizing Moldex3D simulation software, and summarize results into a presentation format.
o Evaluate final part designs, and determine the most cost effective mold design relative to manufacturing efficiency, machine capacity, maintenance requirements, and material utilization.
• Fabrication and Project Management:
o Interface with Project Management to evaluate supplier conceptual mold designs against internal mold development standards.
o Support on-site mold sampling at supplier to ensure initial performance meets the long term production objectives for in-house production.
• Qualification and New Mold On-boarding:
o Decouple process for initial T-1 sampling of mold(s) and analyze mechanical performance against planned development.
o Perform D.O.E. to establish a nominal process window prior to launching into production and provide documentation in test-run data base.
o Initiate first article inspection process and ensure that tooling performance meets engineering specifications.
o Provides direction for seamless tooling transfer to production across multiple sites.
Projects involved with: (New product introductions, Capacity molds for expanding product lines, Continuous improvement projects, Research support for new technologies, Global standardization, governance, and global mold process improvement).

Education: BS in Polymer engineering or equivalent degree.

Experience Requirements:
• Applicant must have >2 years’ experience of injection mold tooling and a comprehensive understanding of engineering resins
• 2+ years of plastic product and assembly design

Required Skills:
• Strong project management capability
• Detailed knowledge of all types of injection mold processing
• Thorough knowledge of secondary assembly and decorating processes
• Ability to utilize all MS Office applications
• Knowledge of engineering resins including material preparation and properties
• Thorough understanding of injection mold processing parameters and applications (cause and affect)
• Effective verbal and written communication
• Ability to lead or participate in cross-functional teams
• Pro-Engineer 3D CAD software,
• Ability to travel domestically and international

Desired Skills:
• Mold flow technology
• Mold set-up and processing capability
• Ability to trouble shoot with advanced problem solving tools
• Familiarity with automation processes.
EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled

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