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Inkjet Engineer

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Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55387


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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Odds are that the email you read this morning travelled over Corning Optical Fiber; the smartphone you used had a Corning cover glass; and the vehicle you drove to work had cleaner emissions because of a Corning catalytic converter substrate. We are seeking out a dedicated technical employee who strives to see their work make a difference! If you have a passionate belief in the power of innovation to change the world; if you rate your own success by how many people are touched by your research; and if you are up to the challenge of doing world-class science to make real, profitable advanced materials, then Corning is the place for you.


Corning Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.


This position is part of a cross- functional engineering team supporting inkjet printing. This team has projects ranging from early-stage research to pilot manufacturing, and constantly works to improve process capabilities.


Role Description:

The candidate will oversee the operation of an inkjet laboratory and serve as a subject matter expert for inkjet technologies. They will also develop inkjet printing solutions to meet the needs of current and future customers and transfer them into manufacturing. The ideal candidate would be comfortable working in both the lab and manufacturing settings, driving inkjet related solutions where they are required.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Work on project teams as a technical expert on inkjet printing

• Support inkjet technology development/implementation for Corning business divisions.

• Improve current processes using the scientific method

• Manage the inkjet lab operations, including equipment, materials, maintenance, and troubleshooting

• Direct activities of lab technicians

• Communicate technical information to a variety of audiences


Required Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in a science, technology, or digital art field

• 3+ years’ experience with inkjet printing technology

• Software proficiencies:

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Photoshop


Required Skills:

• Engineering & design background

• Ability to lead design projects

• Hands on equipment skills to troubleshoot problems

• Communication skills, both written and oral


Desired Skills:

• Experience in the stages of innovation, transferring technology and processes from development to production

• Experience in a research lab environment

• Experience with glass, ceramic substrates


Soft Skills:

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Technical curiosity

• Ability to work in a multicultural team environment

This position does not support immigration sponsorship

Nearest Major Market: Corning