Machinist I - 1st Shift

Date: May 29, 2023

Location: Glendale, AZ, US, 85301

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59898


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 businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


The purpose of this position

Machinists are responsible for learning and executing production processes to manufacture small parts. These will be parts of all levels of complexity. They will be expected to run varying types of CNC machines to produce these parts.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work in a team environment to optimize output of quality product, assist others as necessary and promote safety awareness
  • Must be able to read and follow routers, work instructions, drawings, and other relevant documents
  • Perform machining operations for all complexities of parts
  • May be expected to train other operators as necessary
  • May include becoming proficient on multiple machine types including lathes and mills
  • Perform inspection to identify good product from bad product and take appropriate corrective action
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints, part identification and record data in accordance with router, work instruction and drawing instructions
  • Operators are expected to know performance metrics and work toward targeted objectives
  • Operators should proactively report any part, process, or equipment issues as soon as they become aware.



  • Must be able to work on one’s feet for most of the shift.
  • Must also be able to work with small parts under a microscope.
  • Required to work 1st Shift schedule (5am - 3:30pm)



  • Certified machinist or completion of apprenticeship program General education degree.


Desired Experience

  • 6+ months of machining experience preferred.


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: Phoenix