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Molding Engineering Technician

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Date: Feb 6, 2021

Location: Kennebunk, ME, US, 04043

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42855


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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.


Scope of Position:

In this role, you will provide technical support to the molding and assembly areas. Role will focus on troubleshooting of production processes and process control and discipline.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the Molding Engineering Department.
  • Provide guidance to Technicians on all shifts to develop root cause investigation techniques.
  • Process troubleshooting on existing products.
  • Provide production departments with technical support to make continuous and step change improvements.
  • Leverage knowledge and experience in manufacturing environment to provide improvements.
  • Support process control and process discipline.
  • Support the creation and maintaining of troubleshooting guides.
  • Preparing and completing engineering change orders.


Travel Requirements:

  • Negligible.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • Monday – Friday, first shift, but we need your flexibility to support off hours as needed.


Required Education:

  • Associated degree required.


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Minimum of 3+ years’ injection molding experience within a manufacturing environment.


Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Technical writing experience, including GMP requirements
  • Strong computer skills; proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint.


Desired Experience / Qualifications / Skills:

  • Knowledge of Life Sciences products and technologies.
  • Six Sigma/LEAN/Performance Excellence manufacturing training.


Soft Skills:

  • Positive teammate who is open and engaging to effectively collaborate in teams in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Self-starter with the technical curiosity to learn and bring new ideas.
  • Flexibility and dedication to succeed support a positive can-do attitude.
  • Ability to acquire and retain new information.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic.
  • Display exemplary personal behavior, act with integrity and authenticity.


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.  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: Portland Maine