Test Cell Technician

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Date: Jun 7, 2024

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62910


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. 


Scope of Position:

The daily operation of an engine dynamometer or burner rig for the purpose of testing aftertreatment products to support of the daily operational needs of the test facility.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Operate an engine dynamometer or burner rig to a test plan
  • Conduct related maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, repair, and housekeeping
  • Conduct first pass data analysis using Excel and MATLAB, and maintain accurate and complete records
  • Prepare articles for testing, and conduct bench analysis of articles before, during, and after testing (nebulizer, ultrasound, microscope, etc.)


Hours of Work:

  • Normally 12.25hr shifts, 3-4 days/wk, one of which is a Saturday or Sunday. 7pm-7am
  • Overtime is frequently available
  • Flexibility is desired


Required Education and Experience:

  • 2-year technical degree
  • 3 years previous technical experience in technician, data processing, electrical, etc. positions
  • General PC skills, and specifically Microsoft Excel skills for the purposes of data analysis and lab operations
  • Ability to work independently: plan, multi-task, maintain focus, and make sound decisions in ambiguous situations.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills: mechanical, electrical, computer, and process
  • Hands on skills: mechanical, electrical, computer


Desired Skills:

  • Hands on laboratory or test cell experience 
  • Experience with the specialized equipment in this lab: PUMA test automation software, engine management software, internal combustion engines, emissions instruments, etc
  • Controls skills: sensors, automation, scripting, networking/communication, etc
  •  Technically curious
  • Organized and rigorous


Soft Skills:

  • Team building and communication skills to ensure seamless shift hand-among colleagues


Travel Requirements:

  • Possible infrequent travel to support mobile emissions testing


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  


The range for this position is  $59,530.00   -  $81,855.00 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 accommodations@corning.com.

Nearest Major Market: Corning

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