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Date: May 25, 2019

Location: Keller, TX, US, 76244

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36919


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:

  • Provide both preventative maintenance and repair for manufacturing equipment used in the Connector Automation department.

This position includes significant duties such as to:

  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic processes of both automation and manual equipment in order to support production needs
  • Determine the quantities and capabilities of materials needed and the cost for the repairs, upgrades, and modifications of the equipment
  • Perform basic operation processes for all equipment used in production
  • Use drawings, sketches, specs, charts and tables to locate machinery, determine requirements, identify spare and repair parts, determine preventative maintenance schedules, and determine machine capabilities and optimize them
  • Assist Engineering with the layout of equipment and installation of necessary utilities
  • Prioritize preventative maintenance and repair on all manufacturing equipment
  • Identify issues and react appropriately, including bringing long-term downtime or urgent quality issues to the Supervisor and Engineer’s attention
  • Use computers to communicate with software PLC’s and other programs needed to troubleshoot or operate equipment to the proper industrial standards
  • Work independently or as a team member to perform minor equipment improvement projects to reduce downtime, improve quality and overall reduce costs for the operation of the equipment
  • Maintain inventory counts for spare parts

Working Conditions:

  • Well lit, climate controlled areas
  • Bending, standing, or walking for approximately 6-8 hours per day; occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, rarely lifting up to 70 pounds
  • Work with chemical substances, heat, dust, noise, fumes odors, oil mist
  • Will require use of PPE, such as, ear protection, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, etc.


  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience:

  • Over 5 years in a manufacturing environment with proven skills in mechanical and/or electrical troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of computer programs such as Word, Excel, Access, and other maintenance troubleshooting and scheduling software.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English.

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: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth