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Sales Product Engineer - Canton, NY

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Date: Jul 23, 2021

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47265


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.



  • Contribute to the growth of Corning Advanced Products business through technical and engineering efforts. Identify new product opportunities and support development and implementation of product strategies to maintain and grow in key markets.
  • Support the successful transition of material and fabrication manufacturing processes currently in development to a production environment.
  • Review and interpret customer needs. Match customer requirements with product capabilities and work closely with manufacturing and commercial team to review and update product specifications and test procedures.
  • Collect information on potential competitors or competing technologies through direct customer/industry contacts and use as a guidance to the competitive analysis plan.
  • Identify new product and/or product extension opportunities. Understand Corning value-prop and develop strategies to win. Establish relationships with new customers for existing and new products.
  • Support and maintain strong customer engagement. Develop and maintain customer technical contacts. Support customer visits on a regular basis.

Education & Experience Required:

  • We require a Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • We are seeking 1-4 years experience in related manufacturing, technical, and/or engineering
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Demonstrated relationship management and consulting skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications: Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Geometric, Dimension, & Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Technical understanding of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Experience with Solidworks, AutoCAD, Teamcenter, and Adobe Acrobat

Soft Skills:

  • Outgoing personality and comfortable engaging people from various backgrounds
  • Results oriented
  • Trustworthy
  • Competitive
  • Positive Attitude

Travel requirements:

  • 20-30% domestic and international


Required to sign a covenant not to compete.


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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