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Cylindrical Grinder

Date: Jun 7, 2019

Location: Fairport, NY, US, 14450

Company: Corning

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 Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals to meet demand for unique customer needs. Consequently, this segment operates in a wide variety of commercial and industrial markets that include display optics and components, semiconductor optics components, aerospace and defense, astronomy, ophthalmic products, telecommunications components and cover glass that is optimized for portable display devices.

General Description:

  • Work from detailed drawings, sketches or verbal description to grind parts
  • Interaction and collaboration with engineering.
  • Interfaces with plant systems (e.g., document control, manufacturing execution system, etc.).
  • Maintain schedules and records as reqd.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Working in gage level tolerances.
  • Experience with mechanics used in optical applications
  • Use of Metrology equipment, electronic indicators, interferometers
  • Responsible for housekeeping and autonomous maintenance
  • Actively engages with continuous improvement and cost reduction programs
  • Engage and contribute at manufacturing process meetings
  • 10 years min. related experience

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Programing and operation of Kellenberger cylindrical grinding equipment.
  • Strong Math Skills
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Willing to learn and operate other grinding equipment


  • 1st shift 7:00 am – 3:30 pm Overtime as needed and required.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Rochester