Mechanical Design Engineer

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Date: Nov 19, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61374


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 


Purpose of Position

Focus will be on implementation of robust, cost-effective process machine systems in Corning’s manufacturing plants.Member of the Forming design team responsible for the design/deployment of new, innovative, and challenging technologies for the detailed design of Display Technologies Fusion Draw Process Equipment.  This includes design support for repairs, expansions, and technology improvements to the existing platforms and project support for the key initiatives for the division.  


Education & Experience

• BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent field, MS preferred

• 3+ years of experience in equipment design role

• Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing proficiency

• 2D CAD proficiency, AutoCAD, 3D CAD and Solidworks software

• Project leadership, interacting with plant operators, contract vendors and leading the installation of proposed mechanical systems

• Materials science and metal and ceramic fabrication processes experience


Role & Responsibilities

• Supporting equipment rebuilds, installation and equipment checkouts at plants/suppliers

• Decision making/technical representation for the group at Design Reviews, Potential Problem

   Analysis reviews, technical summits, as well as everyday design issues

• Complex process equipment design and drawing detailing

• Project support for the key initiatives for the division

• FEA modeling of structural/thermal/fluids problems

• Evaluating the viability of incoming design changes and participating in design reviews

• Interacting with domestic/international operation sites and our Science and Technology Division


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is $74,459.00 - $102,382.00.  Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


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 our Values and 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 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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at .


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.


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