Process Engineering Summer Intern

  • Corning
  • Painted Post, NY, USA
  • Nov 20, 2019
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Description

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

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Are you interested in “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We pursue our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Creative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons extraordinary 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 continent's fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Scope of Position:

Summer internship in Corning Environmental Technologies’ Division Engineering organization supporting project work in the Process Engineering group.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

This position supports engineering & development project teams in a ceramic manufacturing environment.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Collection of On-line measurements & data (both routine & non-routine measures)
  • Sample preparation, inspection, and logistics coordination
  • Submittal of samples to test labs; Tracking & compiling the resulting data
  • Data manipulation, analysis, graphing, etc.
  • Experimental planning, execution, & analysis
  • Participation in overall problem solving efforts; Activities include things like devising new measurement techniques, or investigating potential equipment and process issues

Travel Requirements: You can expect to travel less than 5%.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: You can expect to work 8am - 5pm with potential flex time.

Required Education and Experience:

You should be a Junior level (or higher) undergraduate in Mechanical, Ceramics, or Materials Engineering program with at least a 3.0 GPA or higher as well as:

  • Rigorous and hands-on experimentation techniques (design, execution, analysis, documentation)
  • Basic data analysis, data display, & statistical skills; Computer skills (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Team Player – Ability to interact with Manufacturing Personnel & Engineering Staff
  • Ability to understand & discuss how process/equipment measures relate to product performance
  • Effective Communication skills – verbal & written plans, results, and recommendations

Desired Skill:

  • Knowledge of ceramic, glass , and general materials background
  • Organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities

Soft Skills:

Your verbal and written communication skills as well as attention to detail and ability to handle ambiguity will be significant skills for success. We value a positive teammate who is customer-focused, open and approachable to effectively collaborate in teams in a multi-cultural environment and across all levels of our organization.

  • Are you able to lead and influence others (suppliers, commercial partners etc)?
  • Are you a self-starter with the technical curiosity to learn new things and bring forth new ideas?
  • Does your flexibility and dedication to succeed support a positive can do attitude?

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.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School