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Quality Control Associate

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Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27712

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50426


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.

The purpose of this position is: Provides daily quality support of production activities. Inspects samples from production, performs lot releases, and monitors or inspects and tests in-process and finished goods before releasing product into inventory.


This position includes significant duties such as:

• Performs electronic transactions including but not limited to the creation of notifications, lot reconciliations, product release, sampling plans and dispositions.

• Performs all eCOMS activities related to obtaining and printing of process forms.

• Member of the Quality group responsible for review and verification of batch documentation, quality notifications, preventive maintenance and calibration documentation.

• Performs sampling of incoming raw materials per inspection plan for QC testing.

• Maintains work area and instrumentation in a clean, sanitary, orderly, operational, and safe condition.

• Assists in training of new Quality Techs and Production Associates.

• Communicates to leadership critical information used to make decisions necessary for the correct disposition of product.

• Completes production records/forms recording relevant data onto forms or via electronic data entry (Apriso Super User). Ensures accuracy and good documentation practices per company and cGMP standards.

• Reviews manufacturing and quality issues with leadership.

• Uses Lean tools (e.g., 5s, 20 Keys, etc.) per current procedures.

• Works with hand tools, cleaning equipment and chemicals demonstrating proper safety precautions (i.e., appropriate PPE, BBS Program).

• Performs other Quality-related duties as assigned.


Working Conditions: Disagreeable working conditions. Exposure to industrial machinery, moving parts, electrical and other energy sources. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required including but not limited to lab coats, hair/beard covers, shoe covers, gloves, ear protection, eye protection and head coverings. Exposure to fumes and chemicals such as cleaners, inks, and solvents. Exposure to high frequency noise. Frequently lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds and up to 65 pounds occasionally. Exposed to ionizing radiation in sterilizer areas.


Education: High School Diploma or GED required.


Experience: 2 years previous work experience in a technical field/manufacturing environment including performance of quality inspections or serving in a quality control role.


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: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh