Mold Maker A

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Date: May 30, 2024

Location: Kennebunk, ME, US, 04043

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63237


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. 

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.


**$500 sign-on bonus paid within 30 days of hire!**


Tool Room: Mold Maker

Location: Kennebunk, Maine

1st Shift: 7am to 3pm with the Overtime Available


Position Purpose:

  • Sets up and operates a wide range of machining equipment to fabricate complex objects, fixtures, jigs, etc. as needed.
  • Assists in troubleshooting and repairing all molds in the plant.


Required Education and Experience:

  • 10 years mold making experience building and troubleshooting molds.


Desired Skills and Position Duties:

  • Knowledge of Hot Runner Systems and ability to repair.
  • General knowledge of Injection molding principles. 
  • Experience with CNC lathe and milling center. 
  • Hand polishing mold components to A1 finish
  • Surface grinding
  • Experience in a team environment.
  • Ability to dismantle tools checking for abnormalities and repairing when required. 
  • Some knowledge of coatings and welding differences for repairs.
  • Some knowledge of programming CNC equipment.
  • Assist in maintaining all production molds in a state of readiness.
  • Ability to understand blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine the method of fabrication.
  • Suggest mold modifications for improvements based on experience/history.
  • Must have the capability of working on several jobs simultaneously. 
  • Assist or train others in their lines of expertise.
  • Keeps work areas neat and orderly, observing all Corning safety procedure


This position does not support immigration sponsorship 

The range for this position is ​$29.25 hourly rate - $36.12 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: Portland Maine

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