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Assembly & Field Service Technician

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Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Kent, WA, US, 98031

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55532


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.


Position Summary

  • Hot Cell Services, located in Kent, WA is part of Corning Incorporated, one of the world’s oldest and largest glass companies. We are the leader in the radiation shielding protection industry and we have been manufacturing radiation shielding windows for over 40 years.  While a part of a multibillion-dollar corporation, we are a small (11 employees) operation in total control of our product.
  • Seeking a motivated individual with the desire to learn glass-handling, product assembly and field service. This entry-level position will truly offer cross training and experience in all of these functions and hence will keep the right candidate challenged at all times.
  • This is a full time position, 32 to 45 hours per week, with paid overtime to meet occasional excess workload requirements
  • This position offers additional ($7.00/hr. on top of base rate) field pay for travel to customer sites for 1 to 3 weeks at a time
  • Hours are 6am to 2:30pm Monday to Friday


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will participate in manufacturing engineering and planning activities to assist Assembly Lead in assembly, testing, handling, transporting and packaging of radiation shielding windows (Technology AAS degrees candidates)
  • Assist the Field Service Supervisor in on-site repair, installation, and maintenance of our products both in the shop and at customer sites (domestic and international)
  • Assist the Operations Manager in manufacturing planning activities (AAS degreed candidates)
  • Assist the Engineering Manager in design review as applicable to manufacturability of sub-components (AAS degreed candidates)



  • Valid Driver’s License is required
  • Fork lift truck certification a plus
  • Must have the ability to lift 70+ pounds
  • Clean criminal background check will be required
  • Travel of 25-45% required
  • Hourly wage (base rate) $25+/hour DOE + benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401k, pension, disability, & life)



  • HS diploma is required / Technology AAS degree is desired


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is $23.00-$27.50.  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 or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


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.

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