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Metrology Engineer I - Canton, NY

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Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49622


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.


Scope of Position:

The purpose of this position is to provide measurement engineering support and programming on a variety of measurement equipment used in a glass manufacturing facility.

A few examples of the measurement equipment overseen by this position includes:

  • Interferometers
  • Fluorescence and Raman measurement systems
  • UV-Vis Spectrophotometers
  • FTIR measurement systems
  • Polarimeters
  • Various other transmission measurement systems

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Representing Metrology Department in meetings to assist in resolving product specification vs. measurement capabilities issues with sales, product engineering and our customers.
  • Lead projects to improve capacity, capability or cost of current measurement equipment or lead projects to install new measurement equipment as needed.
  • Write, audit and maintain process documentation as needed, and as scheduled.
  • Writing experiment plans and reports.
  • Attend Process Engineering and/or Production-related meetings. Required Application

Education & Experience:

  • We require a Bachelor degree in Engineering, Physics, Optics or Optical
  • MS Office; particularly Word, Access and Excel; ability to build queries, set up spreadsheets with formulas, etc.
  • Experience in C#, Python, .NET, SQL or other programming languages
  • Able to methodically think through and solve complex problems
  • Work with multi-functional teams, vendors, other Corning facilities and in a union work environment
  • Manufacturing experience desired but not necessary
  • Willingness to interact with others and actively seek out answers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work with minimal supervision (can plan / organize their activities based on objectives)


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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


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


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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