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Measurement Engineer

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Date: Jan 30, 2023

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 57394


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):

• Applies scientific, mathematical, and statistical techniques in the determination of performance attributes for optical fiber products, processes and measurements.

• Develops a complete understanding of measurement devices, procedures and standards.

• Provides engineering support and consultation on specific projects, such as the assembly, debug, testing, and purchasing of new measurement systems.

• Identifies and implements improvements to existing measurement systems as required.

• Generates new measurement ideas and seeks to effectively link them to existing and future customer needs.

• Works with customers, Applications Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, and scientists on matters of optical measurements and influences optical fiber product development.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Designs, models, analyzes, and develops and executes testing of optical and electro-optical systems and components.

• Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements.

• Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to take appropriate action.

• Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.

• Plans and arranges the labor, schedules, and equipment required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices.

• Collaborates with members of immediate team as well as teams within research and other development groups.

• Communicates progress and needs to immediate team and other partners.

• Balances hands-on work-related activities with technical leadership while providing guidance to other team members.

• Prepares technology transfer qualification and documentation.


Travel Requirements (please note if international):

• Minimal <10%.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

• Mon-Fri 8a-5p / 40 hrs per week.


Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration)

• B.S in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Optical Engineering, Physics, or Optics.


Required Skills 

• Ability to design and carry out experiments independently.

• Knowledgeable in analyzing data, drawing logical conclusions and driving next steps.

• Technical curiosity.


Desired Skills

• Experience in metrology

• Experience with delivering technology

• Master’s Degree or PhD 


Soft Skills 

• You should possess strong communication skills along with effective presentation and technical writing skills

• Will be important that you can work within a team environment.

• You will need to work independently and lead technical work.

• Project management experience is a plus.

• Effective time management and handling multiple priorities


This position does not support immigration sponorship. 


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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