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Manufacturing Engineer - Fairport, NY

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Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Fairport, NY, US, 14450

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45199


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.


Scope of Position:

  • In this role, you will enable Metrology manufacturing to meet customer orders involving high precision electro-optical assemblies and components.
  • Direct and prioritize activities of small team of contract and permanent resources.
  • Establish and document manufacturing and service processes and checklists.
  • You will support or lead continuous improvement activities, new product or process introductions, and cost reduction projects using lean six sigma practices
  • Working with other team members to tackle difficult technical engineering related problems
  • Support manufacturing with top level assembly and optical alignment work on all products among other tasks.

Education & Experience:

  • We require a Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • We are seeking 1-3 years of experience for this role


Desired Skills:

  • Hands-on
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Function as part of a team
  • Ability to learn and grow
  • Prioritize and multi-task
  • Performance excellence training and project leadership a plus
  • Green Belt, Lean, or PQA experience


Travel Requirements:

  • We anticipate minimal travel for this position


Hours of work:

  • 40 hrs. M-F, business hours; flexible hours may be required to support off-hours operations on weekends and evenings


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


Corning offers a competitive salary, vacation, pension, and family medical leave.


Are you ready to start an exciting career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!


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.

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.

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