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Manufacturing Technician - Fairport, NY

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Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Fairport, NY, US, 14450

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45204


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.


Metrology Manufacturing Technician Corning Metrology Instruments produces measuring instruments with optical, mechanical and electrical sub-assemblies.

Scope of Role:

These systems ship worldwide with over a 1000 installed units. Most of the system sub-assemblies are supplied by outside vendors. We perform the system integration, optical alignments and final testing. Some of these systems incorporate robotics which require additional setup and training work.



  • Build mechanical, electrical and optical sub-assemblies for all Metrology products
  • Top level assembly and optical alignment for all products
  • Robotic configuration and training


Preferred skills:

  • We are seeking an AS or BS degree in related field
  • We need experience in fine mechanical assembly
  • Optical handling and assembly
  • Optical alignment
  • Computer literate - Excel, in-house documentation servers, and proprietary measurement software (TMS)
  • Instrumentation experience a plus


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.

Nearest Major Market: Rochester