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Diamond Machining Tech (all levels available), 2nd Shift (4/10's - 3:00p-1:30a M-Th) - Keene, NH

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Date: Oct 24, 2021

Location: Keene, NH, US, 03431

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45779


Corning, Inc. is a premier U.S. supplier of advanced optical solutions and components for the aerospace and defense industry!


Corning Advanced Optics is a global leader in providing ground breaking material and optical solutions that serve a variety of commercial sectors. We have a long history in producing Electro-Optical Infrared (EOIR) systems and have one of the world’s largest diamond turning manufacturing operations located in Keene, New Hampshire.


Corning’s unmatched expertise in specialty glass and optical physics results in a diverse set of products. From design through manufacturing, Corning maximizes its experience in single point diamond turning, precision machining, and thin film coating technology to produce integrated advanced multi and hyperspectral sensor systems and opto-mechanical assemblies. The intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) market segment is a primary area of focus.


Scope of Position:

  • Able to set-up and operate most Diamond Turning machines to produce a wide variety of moderately complex jobs with minimal assistance
  • Capable of utilizing toolpath generation software and form compensation software in any application during the Diamond Turning process
  • Fully capable of interferometrically testing all complex aspheric shapes
  • Resolve technical issues as they arise
  • Capable of interpreting basic GDT symbols as they apply to the Diamond Turning process
  • Utilizing all math skills as the apply to Diamond Turning
  • Assist Supervisor or Team Leader with training as necessary



  • 2nd Shift - 3 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. - Monday - Thursday


Education & Experience:

  • We require a minimum of a High School diploma or GED
  • We are seeking 1-2+ years of ultra precision machining
  • Digital literacy in Excel and Word
  • Fluency in Geometric Tolerancing


Working Conditions:

  • Lifting of 30lbs daily and standing 50% of shift
  • Wearing Protective glasses, gloves, and lab coats
  • Exposure to chemicals: Acetone, Genesolve, Alcohol, OMS
  • Exposure to materials: Aluminum, Nickel, Zinc Sulfide, Zinc Selenide, Germanium, Silicon, Polymers, and Beryllium Copper


Required to sign a covenant not to compete.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


Corning offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, pension, and family medical leave.


Are you ready for an exciting career with Corning Inc? Apply today!


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: Bellows Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: Keene