Development Machine Builder I

Date: Sep 4, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59990


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. 


SP Development Machine Builder I- Application Process Required Skills/Experience


The following information is relative to Production and Maintenance employment at Corning Incorporated in the Corning Valley:


The Employment process:

  • For all Production and Maintenance positions at Corning Incorporated in the Corning Valley begins once you attach your resume and submit a completed application. The next step in the process will be an orientation at a local venue to be determined.  The orientation will be followed by a series of tests and interviews conducted by Corning Incorporated employees.  Upon successful completion of all of the above, the next step will be background checks and a medical exam, to include a physical assessment and a drug test. 
  • Qualified candidates are included in a pool for Development Machine Builder I positions and will be called upon as openings occur in our businesses.
  • Corning Incorporated interviews applicants for self-managed teams and we are looking for individuals that possess a strong work ethic and substantial interpersonal and team participation skills. 
  • Our new employees will go through a 90 day probationary period.  Production and Maintenance employees are represented by USW Local 1000. 
  • No relocation assistance



  • 4 years of applicable Machine Shop experience or military equivalent or Journeyman or Class “A” status or Minimum 2 year Machine Tool Technology degree or Certificate in relevant field with minimum 1 year experience Qualified candidates
  • Perform a variety of work to support research and development projects


Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Work with ideas and designs to fabricate and/or assemble prototype parts and equipment.
  • Need to know how to set up and operate straight vertical milling machine, drill presses, surface grinders, straight lathe, CNC mills and CNC lathes.
  • Write and or edit existing machine programs to produce parts that meet design specification and satisfy company quality standards
  • Must supply own transportation; plants are as far as 15 miles apart.



  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED required


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The starting pay for this position is ​$34.39 hourly rate.  Compensation and benefits available for this position are dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


​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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning