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Division Quality Engineer


Company : Corning


Location : Corning, NY


Created : 2019-08-10


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

Requisition Number: 38066 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.Role Purpose: A Quality Engineer who leads the division product quality architecture (PQA) program, responsible for setting and executing the division strategy. The role will perform complex statistical analysis to understand and report division capabilities for product attributes. The quality engineer will collaborate with others across the division to provide data analysis for business strategy and decision-making processes internally, as well as supporting customer interactions. The role will also evaluate division wide performance to metrics and support improvement efforts through project leadership for critical division wide efforts. Key Responsibilities:Manage the division wide PQA program; includes setting and executing division strategy and roadmap, leadership of division community of practice, team member of key business projects, reporting metric resultsPerform complex statistical analysis for internal or external useProvide recommendations and tools for analysis to support division wide standard practicesApply technical problem-solving skills to complex situationsPartner with plant and division engineering teams to determine root cause of technical challengesMeasure progress to the objectives in the roadmap; initiate corrective actions to achieve high performance/stretch goalsDevelop the division wide product capability reviewsLead division level projects to support critical quality initiatives Drive Continuous Improvement:Define and implement PQA metrics in the division vital fewDeploy continuous improvement methodologies to target problem resolution, including DMAIC, Lean, PQA, Manufacturing Engineering Excellence, Error proofing, as needed.Lead, participate or sponsor project teams to drive improvement in division objectives.Provide coaching and/or facilitation of methods and tools or establishment of metrics.Identify and transfer best practices throughout the division or across divisions. Advance Quality in the Market:Utilize competitive analysis to assess internal capabilities and integrate into division roadmap, to position our products and quality performance as a competitive advantage.Collaborate with innovation, commercial, technology to drive PQA application towards a quality competitive advantage.Report PQA metrics, and provide key input in the development of roadmaps for implementation/improvement of key elements. Provide updates to business leadership and Corporate Quality.Build an effective network including Engineering, Manufacturing, Commercial, Product Engineering, Division Quality, Global Supply Management, and Regulatory Affairs.Advocate Quality practices and requirements to all departments and functions. Travel Requirements: Some travel should be expected domestic and international, dependent on project assignments and reviews. Typical travel is ~ 4 weeks per year to domestic and international partner sites. Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40 plus hours, off hours is possible to support projects, meeting schedules and business calls in international time zones. Required Education and Experience:BS or MS in engineering and/or statistical discipline (ceramic, materials, or chemical preferred) 5 - 8 years’ technical experience in manufacturing, engineering or development (automotive industry desired)Experience with leading product quality architecture projects in a manufacturing environment Project management experience leading cross functional and global teams Required Skills:Data analysis experience using JMP software, other analysis software experience desirableProduct quality architecture experience, prefer individual qualified as a trainerAbility to collaborate effectively with manufacturing, commercial, and technical teamsExcellent written and verbal communication skills; must be able to communicate well with all levels of organizationProficiency in Statistical Methods including Product Capability Analysis, DOE, Hypothesis Testing, Inferential Statistics, ANOVA, Multivariate Analysis, Linear and Non-linear models and Regression Analysis Desired Competencies:• Soft skills: o Cross-cultural sensitivity and global business mind-setInfluencing skillsBuilding effective teams, facilitatin & coaching skillsCnflict management• Business:Strategy deplyment & priority settingCustmer focus, understanding of the industry and customer expectationsData-based decisin-making • Functional/technical:PQA expertiseISO/IATF standards knwledge, industry standards (examples: AIAG, VDA), QMSCpK, PPK, alpha/beta risk analysis understanding6Sigma and Perfrmance Excellence • Leadership:Establish directin and create commitmentDrive deplymentChampin change and flexibility 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.