Share this Job

Measurements Engineer Intern

Apply now »

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27712

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49563


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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Scope of Position:

Support Corning Life Sciences Division Engineering Automation, Controls, Equipment and Measurements Team with project activities including new and existing product capacity expansions, technology development, process system upgrades, yield and throughput improvement and feasibility studies.  This position will include but is not limited to process automation and equipment specifications, design, controls and programming, and measurements support for capacity expansion projects, improving current processes or developing new technology.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Assist in defining equipment specifications, related project plans and design reviews.

• Assist in problem-solving or trouble shooting to ensure timely resolution of equipment, cont issues.

• Provides cost and schedule updates on assigned projects.

• Support equipment acceptance testing, installation, debug and validations.

• Provide general engineering and manufacturing skills and knowledge (understands theories and fundamentals) and support efforts for root cause understanding of issues and put permanent solutions in place.

• Recommend and implement permanent solutions to long term performance issues and improve existing and new technologies.

• Meet all Environmental, Safety and Health requirements.


Travel Requirements:



Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

40 hours/week or as needed to accomplish work


Required Education:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelors or Masters of Engineering in the fields of Automation, Controls, Electrical, Mechanical or Physics


Required Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented
  • High skill level with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines
  • Self-motivated; takes initiative Ability to work in a team environment


Desired Skills:

  • Creative and innovative; ability to work with MS Project, CAD (AutoCAD, SolidWorks), MathCad, Matlab and LabView
  • Willingness to learn and acquire new skills


Soft Skills

  • Technical Curiosity
  • Be self-motivated, a team player, driven
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Be flexible and adaptable as the manufacturing environment is often highly dynamic
  • Be open and engaging
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build and maintain positive working relationships
  • Customer-focused
  • Strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated curiosity and opportunistic approach; learns quickly


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh