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Graduate Intern - Measurement Systems Engineer

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Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59249


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. 


Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Scope of Position: Develop, assemble, test and deploy measurement systems in support of manufacturing process control and inspection of Corning products. Work as part of a team to manage the transfer of technology from Research to development to manufacturing.


Required Education:

  • Working toward MS or PhD degree in Physics, Optics, Optical Engineering, ME or ECE Hands on experience with optical metrology or imaging systems is desired


Required Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of geometric optics and optical metrology
  • Experience programming in .NET, Python or C language
  • Knowledge of statistics
  • Exposure to hands-on working with instrumentation
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Data retrieval, plotting and analysis


Desired Experience/Skills: 

  • Industry experience working with measurement system development
  • Machine Vision system development (optics, lighting, cameras, image acquisition, image analysis)
  • Knowledge of image processing algorithms (blob analysis, edge finding, morphology, feature extraction, classification, metrology)
  • Motion Control – ability to integrate motion on imaging platforms
  • Computing – Experience with high performance computing systems


Soft Skills:

  • Interpersonal skills - able to interact effectively with customers & coworkers
  • Effective communication
  • Results oriented
  • Quick learner


Day to Day Responsibilities: 

  • Work with a mentor to build and deliver metrology systems to internal customers
  • Meet with internal customers to verify requirements
  • Demonstrate proof-of-concept solutions in optical metrology lab
  • Build measurement system; leveraging external suppliers as required
  • Develop custom software using C# to operate measurement system
  • Install measurement system at customer manufacturing site
  • Design experiments and analyze data to identify and implement improvements to measurement systems or production processes. 
  • Create/update documentation for release to production including Machine Specifications; operating procedures and drawing packages.


Travel Requirements:  <10% anticipated

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40 hrs./week


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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning