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Electro-Mechanical Technician

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Date: Mar 29, 2023

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28026

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59864


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. 

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Scope of Position:

Provide on-shift technical support for the manufacturing process. Provide second and third level troubleshooting of process and equipment issues. Additionally, can make recommendations to resolve problems long term.


Required Qualifications

  • 2-year degree in Mechatronics or similar discipline OR High School diploma / GED and minimum 4 years of technical experience with verifiable electrical systems capabilities.
  • Experienced in troubleshooting and repair of mechanical equipment, electrical and pneumatic controls including use of test equipment
  • Familiarity with sensors, thermocouples (TCs), switches, motors, and actuators
  • Ability to read/comprehend electrical, mechanical drawings, and machine specifications
  • The ability to identify and implement process improvements.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of PLC Control systems
  • Works well in a team environment, is a self-starter and results oriented.
  • Ability to work cross functionally to assess manufacturing system functionality and design


Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Provide on-shift technical influence
  • Troubleshoot process and equipment issues with focus on meeting production targets
  • Production support for any throughput or safety items that may be hindering output.
  • Resolution to ongoing chronic issues to implement robust controls solutions.
  • Provide detailed documentation at the completion of projects.
  • Accountable for monitoring area performance, identifying equipment and process issues, and following issues to closure
  • Simultaneously managing and troubleshooting multiple issues using technical standards to drive resolution
  • Preventive Maintenance and equipment upkeep efforts
  • Provide technical expertise to maintenance personnel in the repairs, maintenance, testing, installation, and debugging of equipment
  • Maintain the systems and actions necessary to ensure compliance with department certification programs, quality system audit program, and ISO14000 registration
  • Advocate a safe work environment and help enforce all housekeeping and safety regulations


Work Schedule and Additional Benefits

  • Works 12-hour Dupont rotating swing shift (works 14 days per month with a monthly 7 consecutive day break)
    • $2.00 shift differential on night rotation
    • Sunday premium at 1.5X


This position will support relocation.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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 ourValuesand 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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord