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Manufacturing Associate III - 2nd Shift

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Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Glendale, AZ, US, 85301

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60233


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.



Purpose of Position: Manufacturing Associate III’s are responsible for learning and executing production processes to manufacture small parts. These will be parts of all complexities. They will be expected to use a variety of tools and equipment including tweezers, microscopes, and hand presses. This position applies to Associates that have demonstrated proficiency in all assembly processes or to Associates with special training such as Laser Machinists and entry-level leads, or to Associates who have experience in at least 3 Plating processes.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work in a team environment to optimize output of quality product,
  • Assist others as necessary and promote safety awareness
  • Must be able to read and follow routers, work instructions, and drawings
  • Perform assembly operations for all complexities of precision products using a microscope and various small bench top tools and equipment
  • May include becoming proficient in multiple production processes such as assembly, solder, heat treat, inspection/DMR, laser machining, deburr or lapping
  • May include experience and demonstrated proficiency leading work teams by providing work assignments, training, reporting, troubleshooting, team communications, and leadership
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints, part identification, and record data in accordance with router, work instructions, and drawing instructions
  • Perform inspection to identify good product from bad product and take appropriate corrective actions
  • Level III Associates are expected to know performance metrics and work toward targeted objectives
  • Associates should proactively report any part, process, or equipment issues as soon as they become aware
  • The above description covers the most significant duties performed but does not exclude other occasional work assignments not mentioned


Working Conditions:

  • Working at a table with small parts, tools, and a microscope for the duration of the shift



  • High School or General Education Diploma



  • Over 1 year of experience with microscopic precision part assembly is required for the Manufacturing Associate III position


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.



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.


We prohibit discrimination based on 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: Phoenix