Quality Control Associate I

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Date: Sep 11, 2023

Location: Glendale, AZ, US, 85301

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60700


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 is: Perform quality dimensional and visual inspection of precision machined components by using various measuring devices to ensure compliance with engineering specifications.


Duties & Responsibilities: the following covers the most significant duties performed but does not exclude other occasional work assignments not mentioned.

  • Verify conformance of low complexity products using various inspection instruments (micrometers, calipers, depth micrometers, optical comparators, thread gages, dial indicators, fixed gages, and cylindrical plug gages)
  • Read and interpret production travelers and engineering specifications to ensure product conformance at each manufacturing product sequence
  • Document part characteristics and measurements on inspection history cards during first article inspections and other inspection sequences
  • Record data from inspection history cards on inspection files and maintain accurate and legible inspection records
  • Load and/or transport part containers utilizing a forklift, hand truck or manual/motorized pallet jack to assigned locations
  • Verify production process and create product discrepant material reports in the quality database
  • Utilize computer programs to search for part processes and procedures
  • Maintain safety and quality standards by using acceptable housekeeping practices on equipment and work area
  • DMR knowledge-Basic Keyence experience
  • Basic CMM experience


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
  • 1 year of experience


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is ​$20.00 hourly rate - $23.13 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.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix