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Toolmaker - Fairport, NY

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Date: Jan 20, 2022

Location: Fairport, NY, US, 14450

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51580


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.


As a member of our team you would be eligible to receive:

  • Generous time away from work – Vacation, Sick time, 13 Paid Holidays
  • Annual Bonus Opportunity
  • Day One Insurance Eligibility
  • Retirement with 401k match & Pension
  • Competitive Base Pay and Sign-On Bonuses
  • Spot Recognition Program, Referral Bonus Program, Career Development, Shoe Allowance, and more


General Duties:

  • Constructing a low volume, with a high mix of parts and tools.
  • Interaction and collaboration with engineering and other plant personnel.
  • Performs manufacturing tasks and activities in compliance with requirements and direction.
  • Interfaces with and update plant systems (e.g., document control, manufacturing execution system, etc.).
  • Maintain schedules and records as required.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and autonomous maintenance.


Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Working in gage level tolerances.
  • Affable, respectful, and proactive problem solver
  • 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 related experience.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in an optical and machining environment.
  • Experience operating of TRAK DPM RX5 w/ ProtoTRAK RMX or comparable systems.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and provide feedback on engineering drawings, sketches, and notes.
  • Strong Math Skills.
  • Good written and outstanding oral communication skills.
  • Willing to learn and operate other equipment.


Hours of Work:

  • A Shift (6:00AM – 2:30PM) with overtime as needed and required.
  • B Shift (2:00 - 10:30PM) with overtime as needed and required.
  • C Shift (10:00PM – 6:00AM) with overtime as needed and required.



  • NYS Journeyman Toolmaker or comparable qualifications, or applicable trade school training in combination with appropriate work experience.


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!





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