Equipment Engineer

Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61065


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 


Scope of Position:

Involves determination of manufacturability of products and improved effectiveness and cost of production processes through application of scientific and technological principles encompassed in mechanics, hydraulics, thermodynamics, metallurgy, and machine design used for the design, production, operation, and use of machinery of all types.


 Education, Skills & Experience:

• BS Mechanical Engineering or related Degree

• 5+ years of relevant experience including technical competence in Mechanical Engineering

• Demonstrated effectiveness at strategy development, technical problem-solving, and decision-making.

• Technical writing and ability to read technical drawings and specifications.

• Developing and delivering step change innovations to manufacturing.

• Competency in using Solid Works.

• Project Management skills and experience. 

• *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. 


Focus of Role

• Performs research, design, and development in such areas as mechanical, thermal, hydraulic,

   thermodynamic, or heat transfer for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy.

• Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or

   electromechanical systems, instruments, controls and/or machines.

• Analyzes project goals and designs/modifies production equipment to meet quality standards and

   production quantity goals.

• Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of

   identifiable factors.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is $87,627.00 - $120,488.00.  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 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, 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.


Nearest Major Market: Massena