Corning Incorporated CET Development Intern in Painted Post, New York

CET Development Intern

Date: Nov 9, 2018

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Req #: 34127

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertiseinspecialty 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.

Scope of Position

As the Corning Environmental Technologies (CET) Development Intern, you will have the opportunity to develop an operating understanding for the Malvern Insitec in-line particle size analyzer and its associated sampling techniques including hardware for semi-dense phase sample collection. You will identify the limits and instrument capability to test more than a single raw material stream at one time from a single instrument. Additionally, you will determine the minimum and maximum number of raw material streams that can be sampled and can accurately provide a representative particle size distribution from a single Malvern Insitec instrument.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Design experiments, execute, analyze and draw preliminary conclusions that permit additional experimentation planning.

  • Present the results to a group of co-workers and colleagues.

  • Provide hands on execution of experiments in plant settings collecting data and driving experiments to completion.

  • Report writing, spreadsheet operations, graphical analyses, provides basic Microsoft Office operations of everyday laboratory work to include Power Point, Excel, and Word.

  • Work closely with the equipment manufacturer to optimize how the measurement equipment is being used to utilize the full potential of the technology within the Corning applications.

Travel Requirements:

  • Occasional travel to our division plants within Corning valley

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 40 hours per week, M-F (core hours 9am - 3pm)

Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration):

  • Pursuing Bachelor's Degree - Graduating senior or graduate student in Ceramic Engineering/Material Science

Required Skills:

  • Deep knowledge of materials processing

  • Strong mechanical skills to accompany formal ceramic training

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Experimentation: planning, execution, analysis of process data, recommendations, and documentation.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with plant personnel for equipment testing

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point

Desired Skills:

  • Mechanical aptitude, ability to collaborate with Mechanical Designers and other specialists

  • Experience in material characterization

  • Deep knowledge of statistical data analysis to develop and implement process control strategies

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

  • Self-starter with technical curiosity to learn new things and bring new ideas

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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning