Assembly Technician - Monday to Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

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Date: Jul 2, 2024

Location: Keene, NH, US, 03431

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63571


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.


This position includes significant duties such as:         

  • Preparation of components; (including but not limited to painting, alodine, priming, and cleaning of non-optical surfaces
  • Assembly of components per routers, drawings, and written procedures.
  • Alignment of systems to meet specifications; Alignment of assemblies and in-process testing (basic interferometry and open optical testing)
  • Processing and final testing of assemblies (i.e thermal cycling); preparation of assemblies for shipment to customer with supervision or involvement of Tech III.
  • Accuracy of assembly is extremely critical because failure to follow proper technique may not be immediately apparent. 
  • Problem Solving with supervision only
  • Good organizational skills and ability to be flexible with changing work demands.
  • Attention to detail and quality paramount.
  • DMAIC yellow belt training
  • Flexibility to work to deadlines
  • Must be self directed to work unsupervised for up to 1-2 days once set-ups have been established


Working Conditions: 

  • Class 10000 cleanroom in most cases, class 1000 cleanroom in special cases
  • Occasional heavy lifting with assistance; lifting of materials ranging from light to medium weight from possibly floor level to approximately 2 feet above bench height.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2-3 years industrial experience
  • Blue Print Reading
  • Basic Math Skills


This position does not support immigration sponsorship  

The range for this position is ​$22.00 hourly rate - $26.00 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: Bellows Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: Keene

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