Shift Supervisor, Research Melting

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60500


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. 


Scope of Position:

Supervisory responsibility of shift personnel working in Research Melting operations - monitors daily operations of the unit and actively assists, or provides direction to subordinates as required.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe work environment by monitoring safety training, PPE and safe work practices.
  • Monitor rotation/team performance.
  • Set expectations and objectives for team.
  • Monitor and track training of shift personnel.
  • Enforce adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Meet the requirements of the experiments in progress to ensure customer satisfaction.


Required Skills:

  • 4-year degree in an Engineering discipline OR 5 years of experience – supervisory or relevant technical experience
  • People management
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Strong technical fundamentals with process development/engineering skills


Desired Skills:

  • Mechanical, Ceramics, or Electrical Engineering degree preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of melting and forming
  • Knowledge of material science engineering


Work schedule: Rotating shift schedule (24/7 coverage)


This position does not support immigration support


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, paid parental leave, 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: Corning