Production Maintenance Associate I - 3rd Shift

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Date: Apr 7, 2024

Location: Glendale, AZ, US, 85301

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62525


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. 

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.


The purpose of this position:

  • Identify a hands-on individual with interest in maintenance, who would like to strengthen their knowledge and become a Maintenance Technician.


Job Summary and Functions:

  • 3rd Shift, 7pm - 3:30am
  • Performs entry-level duties as assigned in the preventative maintenance  
  • Repair of production equipment to include but not limited to 5th axis CNC mills, CNC lathes, precision grinding equipment, all auxiliary equipment and facility related items found in a typical machine shop.
  • Perform facility repairs and have understanding of basic electrical circuits and HVAC systems.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work under close supervision and in a team environment
  • Read and understand low complexity electrical, schematics, wiring diagrams, machine repair manuals, and related written instructions
  • Trouble shoot and make the necessary repairs on all jobs of a low complexity nature
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks for production machinery and any auxiliary equipment
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment
  • Assist other maintenance technicians in the breakdown repairs of production equipment during production
  • General understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems
  • Support Plant wide initiatives on TPM goals
  • General knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, welding and other facilities related skills
  • Maintain a clean, orderly work area and support department 5S goals
  • Complete all maintenance related paperwork such as work order completion, lock out tag out forms, PMP records, and material requisitions
  • Maintain safety and quality standards by using acceptable housekeeping practices on equipment and work area
  • Perform other essential duties as assigned by management
  • Must possess good time management skills, allowing them to coordinate multiple maintenance tasks in the most efficient manner possible
  • They are also strong communicators that can interact with their immediate supervisor in regard to status of equipment


Working Conditions:

  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles
  • The noise level is moderate to loud. Proper safety precautions, must use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)



  • Lift up to 50 lbs. above the waist and carry heavy objects
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Access any area of the equipment to perform necessary maintenance, including inspecting and performing work in, on or under parts of the equipment
  • Safely and effectively operate lift trucks and manual lifting equipment in the process of installing, modifying, or repairing industrial equipment



  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of 1-2years’ experience in a production environment
  • Applicable maintenance training or previous experience a plus
  • Basic computer skills required


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

The range for this position is ​$22.50 hourly rate - $25.75 hourly rate.  Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.

Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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