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Journeyman Plant Maint. Mechanic - Canton, NY

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Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47691


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.

The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals to meet demand for unique customer needs. Consequently, this segment operates in a wide variety of commercial and industrial markets that include display optics and components, semiconductor optics components, aerospace and defense, astronomy, ophthalmic products, telecommunications components and cover glass that is optimized for portable display devices.


Purpose of Role:

Performs maintenance, installation, construction, remodeling, major overhauls and repairs to all types of plant facilities and equipment.


Maintains production machinery and equipment requiring the use of trades and mechanics tools such as:

  • Drill press, grinder, welder, saws, pipe threader, cutting torch, belter, shear, bending brake, fork lift truck, hand tools, etc.


Demonstrates competency in the following areas:

  •  Machine maintenance and repair
  • Rigging equipment and handling
  • Installation of machinery and equipment
  • Pipefitting
  • Cutting and welding
  • Sheet metal working
  • General Carpentry

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Performing various maintenance tasks on plant facilities and equipment.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and following applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.


Required Education & Experience:

  • New York State Journeyman card in applicable trade is required.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience is required for this position.
  • Experience in manufacturing maintenance is desired.
  • Must be willing to work off shifts (2nd and/or 3rd)


Required to sign covenant not to compete


Corning offers a competitive salary, pension, and family medical leave.


Are you ready to start an exciting career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!


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.

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