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Assembly Operator Lead 2nd shift- Glendale, AZ

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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Glendale, AZ, US, 85301

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46146


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

The purpose of this position is:

  • Primary function is to assist supervisor in set-ups and assigning work assignments to perform various jobs.
  • Assist in the maintaining of tooling, microscopes, production routings, and work instructions.
  • Able to work unsupervised.
  • Able to serve for other working group leaders within the department.

This position includes significant duties such as:

  • Leadership position which must be able to check parts to print using calipers, thread gauges, plug gauges, comparator, etc.
  • Read and understand blueprints, part identification and record data with respect to job card/work orders.
  • Must have knowledge of the tools necessary to perform the job effectively.
  • Must have good working knowledge and understanding of the purpose and function of the tooling.
  • Effectively perform all jobs routed to his/her shift.
  • Utilize microscope throughout shift and manipulate small parts
  • Utilizes razors and other stripping apparatus
  • Communicate work instructions, specifications, etc. and personality necessary to effectively provide on-the-job training to operators.

The above description covers the most significant duties performed but does not exclude other occasional work assignments not mentioned.


  • High School or General Education Diploma


  • Demonstrated formal or informal leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

Required Skills:

  • 1 year Technical or Manufacturing experienc
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Active problem solver
  • Detail oriented
  • Possess good manual dexterity, visual acuity and depth perception to manipulate parts
  • Basic working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc)

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to drive to compliance for due dates and assembly process
  • SAP experience
  • Leadership experience

Soft Skills:

  • Team player
  • Punctual with good attendance
  • Self-starter; works with minimal supervision
  • Good oral and written communications skills

Shift: 2nd shift 1430 -2300 M-F


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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: Phoenix