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Assembly Technician II - Friday through Sunday, 5:00am to 5:00pm - Keene, NH

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Date: Jul 25, 2022

Location: Keene, NH, US, 03431

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 54327


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.

The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals to meet demand for unique customer needs. Consequently, this segment operates in a wide variety of commercial and industrial markets that include display optics and components, semiconductor optics components, aerospace and defense, astronomy, ophthalmic products, telecommunications components and cover glass that is optimized for portable display devices.

The purpose of this position is:

  • Assemble and test optical systems and sub-assemblies to precise specifications – prototype work with some supervision (production jobs requiring more in-depth skills).
  • Jobs are performed in Assembly Department or Clean Room.


This position includes significant duties such as:

  • Preparation of components; assembly of components into housings without supervision
  • Preparation of hardware (including but not limited to painting, alodine, priming, cleaning of non-optical surfaces)
  • Assembly of components per routers, drawings, and written procedures
  • Alignment of systems to meet specifications
  • Alignment of assemblies and in-process testing (basic interferometry and open optical testing)
  • Processing and final testing documentation per requirement with some supervision
  • Preparation of assemblies for shipment to customer with review from supervisor or Tech III.
  • Accuracy of assembly is extremely critical because failure to follow proper technique may not be immediately apparent.
  • Must be capable of solving routine production problems as they arise
  • Problem solving independently on routine production with awareness of when assistance is needed.
  • Must be capable of solving routine production problems as they arise
  • Must be capable of setting up basic optical testing and performing tests without supervision
  • Good organizational skills and ability to be flexible with changing work demands
  • Ability to gather data for submission to QA
  • Attention to detail and quality paramount.
  • Flexibility to work to deadlines.
  • DMAIC yellow belt training.


Working Conditions:

  • Class 10000 cleanroom in most cases, class 1000 cleanroom in special cases.
  • Lifting of materials ranging from light to medium weight from possibly floor level to approximately 2 feet above bench height,
  • Occasional heavy lifting with assistance.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent



  • 2-3 years industrial experience
  • 1 year assembly and optical testing experience
  • Blueprint reading
  • Math skills should include Algebra and Basic Trigonometry


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: Bellows Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: Keene