Process Technician

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Date: May 27, 2024

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62683


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.


We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

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




The following information is relative to Production and Maintenance employment at Corning Incorporated in the Corning Valley:


The Employment Process:

  • For all Production and Maintenance positions at Corning Incorporated in the Corning Valley begins once you attach your resume and submit a completed application. The next step in the process will be an orientation at a local venue to be determined.  The orientation will be followed by a series of tests and interviews conducted by Corning Incorporated employees.  Upon successful completion of all of the above, the next step will be background checks and a medical exam, to include a physical assessment and a drug test. 
  • Qualified candidates are included in a pool for process tech production positions and will be called upon as openings occur in our businesses.
  • Corning Incorporated interviews applicants for self-managed teams and we are looking for individuals that possess a strong work ethic and substantial interpersonal and team participation skills. 
  • Our new employees will go through a 90 day probationary period.  Production and Maintenance employees are represented by USW Local 1000.  No relocation assistance.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sets up, assembles, maintains, monitors and operates equipment in various operations such as pilot production, research, development labs and department labs and shops. 
  • Work with supervisors, scientists, engineers, other technicians and/or self-directed, perform a wide variety of tasks.
  • May require working shifts, holidays and weekend assignments. 



  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds


Work Conditions:

  • Work hours vary and you may be moved depending on the respective needs of the company.
  • Economic cycles may dictate a need to reduce employees. 
  • Reductions occur based on a valley-wide single seniority system.


Education Requirements:

  • 2 year (AAS) technical degree from an accredited institution is required.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship. 

The starting pay for this position is ​$35.35 hourly rate.  Compensation and benefits available for this position are dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 
•    Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
•    Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
•    Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
•    Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
•    Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

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