Corning Incorporated Sr. Development Technician in Painted Post, New York

Sr. Development Technician

Date: May 17, 2018

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14831

Req #: 31215

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise inspecialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group): Senior Development Technician within the Product Performance and Reliability (PP&R) group, Specialty Material Development organization, will have key responsibilities supporting new Gorilla Glass product testing as well as investigation of customer issues. As part of the reliability programs team, activities include assisting scientists/engineers with test plans and test development, supporting/leading sample management, mechanical and reliability testing, data compilation and analysis. Role will also interact with other groups including research, development and product engineering to meet objectives.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Work with reliability programs team to develop and execute test and sample plans for new GG products for Red Flag and Product Qualification, as well as testing to support customer needs

• Use of internal test request system (LIMS) to request tests, manage samples

• Use of internal request systems to obtain glass samples and ion-exchange processing

• Provide input to project plans for resources and timing

• Provide tracking and clear communication of status and priority conflicts as samples/tests progress

• Data compilation, analysis and documentation using reliability software (excel, minitab and jmp)

• Assist team with new test development to highlight performance or gain new understanding of products: design, testing, trouble shooting, documentation, data collection and training others

• May operate mechanical testing and measurement equipment, collect and analyze data to support product understanding

• Support safety and 5S inspections and audits

Travel Requirements (please note if international):

• Not likely unless a new test is developed and support needed in transferring to other lab (Asia)

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

• 40 Hours

• Off Shift and Weekends Possible

Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration)

• Associates Degree – Technical

• 3 years’ experience in technician role in Development group (Experience, knowledge of Specialty Material Glass a plus)

Required Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess)

• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail - project leadership

• Experience with/ understanding of mechanical and reliability testing of glass, such as Gorilla Glass

• Proficient in Excel and statistical software (minitab, jmp), as well as Word, Powerpoint

• Technical curiosity and self-motivated

• Able to manage multiple, and changing, priorities

• Experience with data and skilled in clearly communicating results (verbal and written)

• Equipment/process aptitude and ability to problem solve

Desired Skills (These are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess)

• Experience in Product Development

• Ability to work independently as well as with Team

• Excellent time management

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

• Networking skills

• Ability to work with all levels within organization

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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