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Mold Technician - Kennebunk, ME

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Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Kennebunk, ME, US, 04043

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46774


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.

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.

This position is responsible for preventive maintenance, and the repair of production equipment throughout the Plant. This includes, but not limited to injection molding and extrusion machines, automation assembly equipment, electronic controls and sensors, and all support equipment such as low voltage electrical systems, water cooling systems, air compressors and bulk material feed systems.


Major Responsibilities

  • Maintains production equipment through routine preventive maintenance procedures, utilizing machine manuals and drawings, electrical/ hydraulic/ pneumatic schematics.
  • Trained and certified to operate a fork truck or high lift scissor truck. May assist other maintenance personnel in the rigging and moving of heavy machinery, such as a molding machine, extruder or assembly system.
  • Tracks all labor hours and work performed through the use and support of the Plant’s computerized maintenance management system.
  • May be asked to be a member of a corrective action team, addressing a quality concern in Manufacturing.
  • Will be asked to work with Maintenance Technicians.
  • Working knowledge of machine operation.
  • Must be able to perform repairs without support from others.
  • Must be able to work independently and stay busy without supervision.
  • Provide feedback to the Maintenance Supervisor concerning equipment condition, documentation, safety conditions, and issues affecting quality.
  • Type of Equipment to be maintained, repaired or used:
    • Repair and preventative maintenance on injection molding machines, including but not limited to; hydraulic hoses, valves, filters etc.
    • Repair and preventative maintenance on production assembly equipment including; conveyors, belts, sprockets, chains, pneumatic cylinders, valves, cutters and boxers.
    • Repair and preventative maintenance of material feed systems, including silos, surge bins, vacuum pumps, desiccant dryers, pneumatic valve gates, piping and fittings.
  • Project Tasks - As assigned

Criteria for Performance Evaluation:

  • Meet accuracy, quality and timing requirements associated with work assignments.
  • Attention to record keeping
  • Willingness to work overtime to support the needs of the business
  • Adherence to all safety procedures and Plant policies.
  • Ability to work with others as evidenced by feedback from peers and customers

Education & Skill Sets:

  • High School Level Diploma – emphasis on skilled trades
  • Knowledge and use of hand tools and general practices
  • Able to safely use fabrication equipment and power tools located in the maintenance shop (drill press, lathe, milling machine, brake, grinding wheel)
  • Basic math and use of PC applications
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-starter, takes initiative and requires little supervision
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to work on several tasks simultaneously
  • Prior experience with automation, extruders and material handling systems
  • Minimum 2 years experience performing maintenance duties


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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