Senior Process Simulation Engineer

Senior Process Simulation Engineer

2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Corning's Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning's existing & emerging businesses.
We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise. We partner with Corning's businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we build and sustain Corning's manufacturing as a differential advantage.

Scope of Position
In this role as a Process Simulation Engineer, you are responsible for advancing our understanding of the injection molding processes for COC and CLS businesses. You need a strong foundation in fluid mechanics, viscous flow, polymer rheology and a deep knowledge in numerical modeling. You will also need excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with globally distributed researchers, engineers in our commercial organizations, and customers.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Participate in technical interaction with process and design engineers to understand their requirements.
  • Use modeling to help understand the performance of existing and proposed processes and designs, and to interpret the data from experiments.
  • Translate the product requirements to processes and geometry design requirements
  • Develop new modeling tools and capabilities as needed. Collaborate with experimentalists to verify models
  • From time to time, lead small technical teams in performing the preceding

Travel Requirements:
  • Flexibility required as there is occasional domestic and international travel expected including travels to Asia and Europe. Our expected travel time 10%.

Hours of Work:
  • We typically work 40 hours per week but great flexibility required given the globally dispersed nature of the team.

Required Education:
  • We require a Master/Ph.D. in Chemical, Material, Mechanical Engineering or related fields in process engineering applied for flow/thermal, plastic injection molding process and design
  • Candidate shall have good knowledge in fluid-dynamics, heat-transfers, or polymer rheology in injection molding process

Required Years and Area of Experiences:
  • Proven track record of solving a variety of difficult technology problems
  • Experience working in an industrial research facility encompassing all stages of innovation
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects at a time
  • Demonstrated organizational experience working across multiple cultures and on a globally dispersed and diverse team
  • Ability to provide technical mentorship to small teams of high performing scientists

Required Skills:
  • Full proficiency in modeling the injection molding process
  • High level of expertise in CFD and heat transfer as well as in Polymer material behaviors
  • Experience in programming language such as C++, FORTRAN, or Python
  • Familiarity with commercial CFD and FEA software's such as Moldflow, Moldex3D, Fluent, Polyflow, Comsol
  • Experience in experiments

Desired Skills:
  • Minimum 2 years of work experiences in relevant field preferred
  • Experience with process and product engineering
  • Ability to effectively influence technical decisions
  • Ability to lead product performance data evaluations, experiments and data analysis
  • Skilled at conducting and analyzing product performance experiments using MEE, statistical DOE, 6 sigma DMAIC and others

Soft Skills:
  • Do you have the ability to influence technical direction via communication and relationship from a remote location
  • Are you an effective leader with exceptional organization, and planning skills and the ability to handle ambiguity, changing priorities and changing requirements
  • Have you successfully been able to solve problems on product or process related issues
  • Well-developed skills in working across multiple cultures and on a globally dispersed and diverse team - Does this sound like you

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Corning Incorporated is an American multinational technology company that specializes in specialty glass, ceramics, and related materials and technologies including advanced optics, primarily for industrial and scientific applications. The company was named Corning Glass Works until 1989.Corning divested its consumer product lines (including CorningWare and Visions Pyroceram-based cookware, Corelle Vitrelle tableware, and Pyrex glass bakeware) in 1998 by selling the Corning Consumer Products Company subsidiary (now known as Corelle Brands) to Borden, but still holds an interest of about 8 percent

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