Corning Incorporated Diamond Turning Engineer - Keene, NH in Keene, New Hampshire
Diamond Turning Engineer - Keene, NH
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Date: Jan 11, 2021
Location: Keene, NH, US, 03431
Requisition Number: 43936
Corning, Inc. is a premier U.S. supplier of advanced optical solutions and components for the aerospace and defense industry!
Corning Advanced Optics is a global leader in providing cutting-edge material and optical solutions that serve a variety of commercial sectors. We have a long history in producing Electro-Optical Infrared (EOIR) systems and have one of the world’s largest diamond turning manufacturing operations located in Keene, New Hampshire.
Corning’s unmatched expertise in specialty glass and optical physics results in a diverse set of products. From design through manufacturing, Corning uses its experience in single point diamond turning, precision machining, and thin film coating technology to produce integrated advanced multi and hyperspectral sensor systems and opto-mechanical assemblies. The intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) market segment is a primary area of focus.
Scope of Position:
Support early stage manufacturing (both process and equipment) for diamond machined optical components involving high precision electro-optical assemblies and components.
Setup machines and manufacture high precision optical components.
Provide recommendations to those creating routers, defining the manufacturing process for precision housings, lenses, mirrors and/or assemblies.
Interpret customer quality requirements and collect necessary data during the manufacturing process
Support or lead continuous improvement activities, new product or process introductions, and cost reduction projects using lean six sigma practices
Work with team members to tackle technical engineering related problems
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Provide problem solving support for process and equipment to production operations for precision optical components. Solve material, identify root causes, and implement corrective action.
Train and mentor operations personnel on equipment and processes
Use meticulous processes and technical knowledge to build detailed understanding for key process steps and document through the creation of SOPs, job aids, and documentation.
Assure safety of operators and equipment and follow safety and environmental regulations
Function as a team member and/or team leader on focused projects
Implement and document material, process, and equipment changes
Use statistical tools 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.
Support the estimating process.
Hours of work:
- 40 hrs. M-F, business hours; flexible hours may be required to support off-hours experimentation/operations on weekends and evenings
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Materials, Mechanical, Optical, Industrial or Equivalent)
7+ years of hands-on manufacturing experience with diamond machined and/or polished optics
Strong technical fundamentals with process engineering skills
Able to handle multiple complex tasks and set priorities. Able to collaborate across organizational boundaries and integrate solutions
Leadership to encourage teamwork and accomplish goals
Able to communicate and present results to both internal and external customers
Creative, innovative problem solving, strong data analysis, and interpretation skills
Basic knowledge of Six Sigma (DMAIC) methodology
Knowledge of reflective and refractive optics and their manufacture
Multi-axis, precision machine tool knowledge and programming skills
Six Sigma Green Belt trained, preferred
SolidWorks, Code V or Zemax basic knowledge
Strong written and oral communication skills
Personal initiative, commitment, desire to learn, organized with planning and time management skills
Ability to build relationships within groups; team building skills
Positive attitude, flexible and good work ethic
Required to sign covenant not to compete
Corning offers a competitive salary, vacation, pension, and family medical leave.
Are you ready to start a career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!
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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Nearest Major Market: Bellows Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: Keene
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