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Automation Manufacturing Engineer Intern

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Date: Nov 10, 2021

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28026

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49566


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Scope of Position:

Working under the supervision of an engineer, become familiar with automation equipment, documentation and processes. Research electrical component obsolescence issues and document accordingly Industrial automation that involves: PLC programming/editing, Fanuc Robot programming/editing, HMI programming/editing, schematic editing, machine cycle time improves, etc.



Work under the direction of an engineer to:

  • Identify process/equipment and procedural opportunities to improve performance.
  • Update AutoCAD drawings and BOM’s
  • Work with vendors to identify potential component upgrade options


Education and Experience:

  • Enrolled in BSEE or BS Mechatronics program
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Relevant experience a plus


Required Skills:

  • Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • “Hands on” experience solving problems
  • AutoCAD experience required
  • Ability to interpret electrical schematics
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to build relationships and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information
  • Results-oriented


Desired Skills:

  • Prior electrical internship
  • Familiar with electrical control components
  • Experience dealing with suppliers
  • Basic statistical understanding


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, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord