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Date: Mar 28, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36336


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:

  • To inspect parts on a coordinate measuring system, performing checks on the automated, or Multi spindle machines. As well as assist Machinist with the fabrication of metal parts.

This position includes significant duties such as:

  • Monitoring the operation/output of machines and checking BOM to determine required components
  • Adjusting, operating, and performing preventative maintenance as required
  • Maintaining required production • Inspecting parts to blueprint specifications using various precision measuring instruments and other various gages
  • Gathering, weighing and packaging parts
  • Making decisions to shut off machines that are out of tolerance
  • Monitor computer screens during the testing process
  • Contributing to the 5S departmental goals by maintaining the cleanliness of the production area

Working Conditions:

  • Good working conditions; frequently lifting up to 25 pounds; infrequently lifting up to 50 pounds; requires use of PPE in identified areas (safety glasses, etc.)


  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience:

  • 3 – 12 months in a mid-volume manufacturing environment; ability to effectively communicate in English; functional math and problem-solving skills

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  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: Houston