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Manufacturing Engineer

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Corning, NY
$85,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science, Master of Science
Jun 03, 2018
Job ID
Manufacturing Engineer
Process manufacturing/ high temperature processes: specialty glass, ceramics, metals, and related.

Scope of Position:
·      Supporting early stage manufacturing (both process and equipment) to meet sample making commitments
·      Improving existing manufacturing processes, equipment and capabilities
·      Supporting or leading continuous improvement activities, new product or process introductions and cost reduction projects
·      Working with other team members to solve difficult technical, engineering related problems
Day to Day Responsibilities:
·      Provide problem solving support (both process and equipment) to production operations
·      Train operations personnel on equipment and processes
·      Use rigorous processes and technical knowledge to build detailed technical understanding for key process steps
·      Assure safety of operators and equipment and comply with safety and environmental regulations
·      Function as a team member or team leader on focused projects
·      Trouble shoot material, process and equipment issues, identify root causes and implement corrective actions
·      Implement and document material, process and/or equipment changes
·      Use simple statistical tools and Designed Experiments (DOE) in process problem solving and process improvement
·      Assure quality and repeatability of processes and products
·      Support new product introductions through equipment upgrades, process validation, documentation and training
·      Develop SME knowledge of material, process and/or equipment in focused areas of manufacturing or engineering
Travel Requirements:
M-F, business hours; Flexible hours may be required to support off-hours experimentation/operations on weekends and evenings
Required Education:
BS or MS in Engineering (Materials, Mechanical, Ceramics, Chemical)
Required Years of Experience:
2-5 years of manufacturing experience (can include internships and co-ops)
Required Skills:
·      Character ethic, integrity and leadership
·      Creative/innovative problem solving
·      Strong technical fundamentals with process engineering skills
·      Able to collaborate across organizational boundaries and integrate solutions
·      Results oriented and high commitment
·      Able to handle multiple complex tasks and set priorities with multiple internal customers
·      Demonstrated leadership or teamwork in accomplishing common goals
·      Strong data analysis and interpretation skills
·      Practical experience with basic statistics
·      Basic knowledge of Six Sigma (DMAIC) methodology
Desired Skills:
·      Six Sigma Green Belt trained
·      Product and process development (Innovation Stages 2 & 3)
·      Early stage manufacturing experience
Soft Skills:
·      Strong written and verbal communication skills
·      Personal initiative and commitment
·      Organized with good planning and time management skills
·      Ability to build relationships within cross functional groups; team building skills
·      Positive attitude, flexible and good work ethic
Full relocation to Corning, NY vicinity

Salary  Range: $85,000 - $100,000 plus incentives.