Technology Delivery Leader

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Date: Jun 15, 2024

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63132


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 light
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Scope of Position:

The successful candidate would work in the Advanced Optics (AO) Development group of the Science and Technology Division. Advanced Optics is a global leader in providing cutting-edge material and optical solutions that serve a variety of commercial markets including semiconductor manufacturing, microfabrication, consumer electronics, and more. Corning’s unmatched expertise in specialty glass and optical physics results in a diverse set of advanced optical products and components. The intersection of optics with novel glass materials has created unique opportunities to expand our markets. 


The Technology Delivery Leader will lead and support projects and provide technical leadership for materials process development and deliver processes and products to the Advanced Optics business. This person will develop new processes to meet the requirements of different segments in the AO businesses.  In addition, the individual will collaborate with other functions such as Research and Division Engineering, Manufacturing organizations through transferring processes and knowledge as necessary. 


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Leads, directs, manages, and executes complex technology development projects involving high purity powder processing, sintering, and finishing and measurements.
  • Coordinates workstreams across multi-location and cross-functional project teams.
  • Prepares detailed project plans, including scope, objectives, milestones, timelines, and resource allocation.
  • Oversees efficient, timely and quality project execution using the most appropriate internal and external resources and partners.
  • Supports technology platform leaders in planning and management of research and development activities and resources in process and product development.
  • Works closely with Process and Product leadership teams in a highly collaborative team environment and develops and transfers technologies into manufacturing.
  • Provides guidance, direction and supports R&D Engineers for establishing cross-functional design reviews, analyze concepts, and evaluate cost effectiveness of the component/assembly designs.
  • Supports the creation of technology and product roadmaps.


Required Skills:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Material Science or Chemical Engineering with 10 years of professional experience and at least 5 years of technical project leadership experience
  • Technical Expertise and knowledge in inorganic materials processing and transformation
  • Exceptional analytical, communication and leadership skills  
  • Demonstrated experience in Technology Project planning and execution.
  • Ability to work with multiple tasks, set priorities and make decisions.
  • Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral, written and influence skills.
  • Comfortable in working in ambiguous and dynamic environment.
  • *US Citizenship required


    *In order to comply with Corning’s government contract requirements at this location, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will need to provide documentation of your U.S. citizen status. 



  • 10-15% domestic travel required.



This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  

The range for this position is  $105,847.00   -  $145,540.00 assuming full time status. Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position are dependent on hours worked and may include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.



Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: Massena

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