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Molding Utility Operator - Kennebunk, ME

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Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Kennebunk, ME, US, 04043

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48428


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.

Purpose of Position:

  • Perform all material handling duties in the department including moving all materials, ordering materials, relieving operators, pack-out materials, disposal of trash and scrap, and tracking production.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform operator functions in a relief capacity for up to 3 – 4 hours per shift.
  • Must also relieve operators for breaks or as needed other than breaks.
  • Complete transactions in PeopleSoft, label making, various software programs (production databases), line openings and defect reporting programs on the computer.
  • Write up and close rejects. o Scan finished and WIP products, order materials and make returns to the warehouse.
  • Follow proper procedures for production reporting.
  • Pack-out and move materials using pallet jacks, electric powered pallet jacks, tote dollies and push carts.
  • Place and retrieve skids (max of approximately 115 pallets each shift). Wrap skids with film to ensure skid integrity.
  • Follow established operating procedures for managing WIP and finished goods.
  • Save product samples for traceability.
  • Supply operators with any items needed throughout the shift (practice FIFO).
  • Empty trash cans throughout the department, collect and dispose of all corrugated using outside corrugated compactor, empty dumpsters into outside trash compactor.
  • Follow good housekeeping procedures.
  • Collect and dispose of all scrap for the shift.
  • Give scrap count information to supervisor, as needed.
  • Report to supervisor any defective materials or unsafe conditions that occur.
  • Use good communication and team skills.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


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