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Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Harrodsburg, KY, US, 40330

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49585


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 global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.


Overview:  Corning Specialty Materials seeks an IMS Infrastructure Support resource in Harrodsburg, Kentucky.  This individual will support Corning’s manufacturing infrastructure including configuration, maintenance, enhancement and troubleshooting of our network environment, and manufacturing controls systems interfaces with PLCs and robotics. Support includes computers, switches, servers, and interfacing with Corning’s corporate IT resources to implement, maintain, and resolve system issues.  The job is focused on installation, integration and maintenance of infrastructure and direct interaction with controls resources in support of a manufacturing environment.  This position requires 5-10% domestic travel to other US Corning Manufacturing Sites, with the possibility of some short-term international assignments (less than 2 weeks). Position requires +2 years of experience supporting networking environments.  Must include: Network system fundamentals, basic cabling and server understanding, Microsoft product experience including Active Directory. 



  • Installation and maintenance of network infrastructure
  • Troubleshooting of WAN, LAN, hardware, and software
  • IMS / Manufacturing support
  • Interface with Controls engineering and other manufacturing groups
  • Operating system and security software configuration and compliance
  • Asset Management


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related experience
  • 2+ years of experience


Technical qualifications:

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Cisco network experience
  • In-depth cabling knowledge
  • Active Directory experience
  • Microsoft Windows, Office, and security software experience



  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Proven success working in highly matrix environment.
  • Strong bias for action and an ability to deliver results despite the complex and fluid environment.
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making abilities.
  • Must have a passion for success.
  • Must demonstrate a proven willingness to go the extra mile, to take on the things that need to be done and maintain a positive attitude that can adapt to change.
  • Strong leadership and excellent verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to develop and sell ideas.
  • Proven project management skills—from idea inception to completion, and thorough evaluation.


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: Lexington