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Process Engineer

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Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51668

Location:  Canton, NY


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 Role:

  • Designs and plans layout for such processes as glass forming, crystal growing, annealing, washing, etching, engraving, polishing, and other material-processing operations.
  • Plans sequence of operations and specifies procedures for cutting, shaping, and otherwise preparing basic material, exercising judgment in compromising between conflicting requirements, economic evaluation of methods, and operator effectiveness and comfort.
  • Conducts tests and measurements throughout stages of production to determine control over such variables as temperature, density, specific gravity, pressure, and viscosity.
  • Establishes and submits processing requirements to be met in designing and acquiring processing equipment.
  • Follows standard practices and procedure in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

Education & Experience:

  • We are seeking a 4 year degree in a technical field
  • MS Office; particularly Word, Access and Excel; ability to build queries, set up spreadsheets with formulas etc
  • Must have a desire to analyze and interpret data
  • Ability to work with multi-functional teams
  • Willingness to interact with others and actively seek out answers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision (can plan / organize their activities based on objectives)
  • Ability to perform process audits

Desired Skills:

  • Manufacturing experience desired, but not necessary
  • Analyzing and reviewing data to draw conclusions and drive towards process improvements
  • Ability to write experiment plans and reports
  • Understand flow of information and material through the manufacturing process
  • Provide process related instruction and/or training, if necessary
  • Tracking and communications of product line critical to quality metrics


  • Minimal travel, 2-3 US based trips per year

Hours of work/work schedule:

  • 40-50 hrs/week, Day shift




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


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


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