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Electro-Mechanical Technician

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Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Kennebunk, ME, US, 04043

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47703


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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.


Scope of Position:

• Supporting product and process development to meet project team commitments • Improving existing processes, equipment and capabilities

• Supporting continuous improvement activities, new product or process introductions and cost reduction projects

• Working with other team members to solve difficult technical, engineering related problems


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Work with Scientists, Engineers and Technicians to resolve/develop products and processes

• Assure a safe work environment for self and others with operations and equipment and comply with safety and environmental regulations

• Assist in building detailed technical understanding for key process steps

• Function as a team member on multiple projects

• Assist in the development and implementation of measurement routines on high end measurement systems to determine product quality

• Troubleshoot material, process and equipment issues, identify root causes and implement corrective actions

• Implement and document material, process and/or equipment set ups or changes

• Use simple statistical tools and Designed Experiments (DOE) in process problem solving and process improvement

• Assure quality and repeatability of processes and products


Travel Requirements: Domestic only, 10% or less

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: M-F, typically 8am – 5pm; Flexible hours may be required to support off-hours experimentation/operations on weekends and evenings



Minimum 2-year associates degree in Electronics or Engineering field


Required Skills:

• Automated equipment troubleshooting and repair experience

• Strong fundamental engineering analysis skills and a hands-on understanding of manufacturing processes

• Assembly and testing of small electro-mechanical devices

• Timely and accurate record keeping/documentation of work

• Motivated individual, fast learner and good interpersonal skills

• Capable of working independently

• MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)


Desired Skills:

• Minimum four (4) years of automated equipment troubleshooting and repair experience

• Solidworks design experience

• Machine shop knowledge


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: Portland Maine