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Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49686


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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.


Scope of Position

The Maintenance Planner / Maximo Assistant is responsible for administering the Maximo and Brady 360 Lock Out / Tag Out systems for the Erwin facility. This position is ideal for a self-driven individual capable of working proficiently both independently and as part of a team, without direct supervision. The ideal candidate is organized, detail-oriented, and capable of problem solving in a multifunctional environment. A successful candidate will have a passion for safety and be able to foster effective working relationships built upon trust and respect within all levels of the organization.


Day to Day Responsibilities Maximo Administrator

  • Manage and maintain the Maintenance Maximo system for the Erwin Plant.
  • Enter, modify, and remove equipment assets
  • Activate new accounts
  • Enter and remove master plans (PMs)
  • Close work orders, enter feedback and comments
  • Assign spare parts lists to equipment assets
  • Assist with training and aid production with inquiries and search Brady Administrator
  • Link LOTO procedures housed in the Brady system to the appropriate equipment assets in Maximo
  • Track LOTO audits and link revised procedures to appropriate equipment assets
  • Work with technical writer to ensure LOTO procedures are up to date
  • Print and post LOTO procedures and tags Tool Crib
  • Work with vendors to maintain VMI
  • Enter and process VMI quotes
  • Order parts, tools, and hardware not covered by the VMI system, including maintaining inventory for all 80/20 and SMC parts
  • Assist the inspection of all Maintenance slings
  • Maintain Maintenance PAPR respirators system, including replacing filters and ordering parts Shop
  • Fill in for Maintenance scheduler as needed
  • Schedule work for Facilities department
  • Run Facilities and QA weekly planning meetings
  • Represent Maintenance department on the Safety Team & Ergo Team
  • Maintain 5S and safety boards, including attending weekly 5S and safety audits
  • Assist with safety equipment inspections
  • Create PCPD projects and complete presentation slides
  • Enter Maintenance Safety Bank points
  • Enter Kaizens and create presentation slides
  • Assist with training and general requests from Division Engineering and plant staff Documentation
  • File and audit required documentation per DARM guidelines
  • Issue hot work permits
  • Create equipment labels and work site signage
  • Assist with ISO audits and yearly fall protection inspection


Travel Requirements

  • None


Hours of Work / Work Schedule

  • 40 hours/week – 7am-3pm, with occasional overtime


Required Education and Experience

  • 2-year or 4-year degree in a technical discipline, dependent on applicable experience
  • 2+ years of experience in Manufacturing environment


Required Skills

  • Rigorous problem solving
  • Experience completing projects in a manufacturing organization
  • Decision-making based on data


Desired Skills

  • Process excellence (Six Sigma) Green Belt or higher
  • Capable of leading small process development / improvement projects


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Personal initiative, self-starter and dedication to make a difference
  • Organized with good planning and time management skills
  • Ability to build relationships within multi-functional groups; team building skills
  • Positive attitude, flexible, and good work ethic


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.

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