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R&D Engineer

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Date: Jul 24, 2022

Location: Pontchateau, FR, 44160

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55575


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.



  • Leading R&D/Technology projects in diverse and multicultural Project Teams
  • Development of next generation, passive optical hardware (fiber optics, 5G, IoT)
  • 3D modeling of mechanical assemblies
  • Building prototypes and proofs of concepts
  • Basic project management and connecting people of different functions within projects
  • Tight cooperation with Product Line Management, Product Engineering and Manufacturing Teams



  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering ( Major in Mechanics, Mechatronics or Industrial Design is preferred)
  • CAD software skills (PTC Creo preferred)
  • Ability to read and create 2D documentation of components and assemblies
  • Proactive approach to Problem Solving.
  • Effective handling of multiple tasks and being able to work in dynamic environment
  • Positive attitude, flexibility and exceptional work ethics
  • Comfortable communicating within Project Teams in both English and French
  • Basic skills with MS Office



  • Position in one of Corning manufacturing locations in EMEA - Pontchateau, France (Hybrid option available)
  • Reporting solid line to R&D/Technology Supervisor in Poland
  • Reporting dotted line to R&D/Technology Supervisor in France

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