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Polishing Technician, 2nd Shift (M-Th 3:30p-1:30a) - Keene, NH

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Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Keene, NH, US, 03431

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45498


Corning, Inc. is a premier U.S. supplier of advanced optical solutions and components for the aerospace and defense industry!


Corning Advanced Optics is a global leader in providing cutting-edge material and optical solutions that serve a variety of commercial sectors. We have a long history in producing Electro-Optical Infrared (EOIR) systems and have one of the world’s largest diamond turning manufacturing operations located in Keene, New Hampshire.


Corning’s unmatched expertise in specialty glass and optical physics results in a diverse set of products. From design through manufacturing, Corning uses its experience in single point diamond turning, precision machining, and thin film coating technology to produce integrated advanced multi and hyperspectral sensor systems and opto-mechanical assemblies. The intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) market segment is a primary area of focus.



  • 2nd Shift - Monday - Thursday, 3:30 pm - 1;30 a.m.


Purpose of Position:

  • Enhance and/or improve the surface quality of the diamond machined components


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Hand polishing of high production parts which do not require extensive work
  • Simple and intermediate polishing tasks such as witness samples and loose tolerance components
  • Problem-Solving with involvement of Supervisor or Tech III
  • Set-up and polishing of parts on a machine
  • Optical testing of flats and spheres and simple aspheres. Surface finish testing of all parts
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt training
  • Flexibility to work towards timelines
  • Orderly and organized
  • Detailed oriented


Education & Experience:

  • We require a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED
  • We are seeking 1+years industrial or manufacturing experience
  • Basic blueprint reading, math, and computer skills


Required to sign a covenant not to compete.


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.

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