Metrology Engineer

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Date: Apr 20, 2024

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62563


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. 

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

  • Develop new manufacturing processes, technologies and methods, primarily focused on measurement systems and their integration into the production process flow.
  • Creation and extraction of information from an image, including development and modification of imaging technologies for the measurement system.
  • Combine image processing with machine hardware knowledge to optimize measurement performance and improve metrology capabilities.
  • Provide technical leadership in developing and documenting process controls, standardized methods and procedures for measurement systems.
  • Work directly with Plant, Division, and Technology Engineering on the development of new measurement systems and improvements/upgrades to existing systems. Supports manufacturing improvement initiatives, including variability reduction, defect reduction, process control improvement with a primary focus on measurement systems
  • Participate in manufacturing and development activities to canvass/identify measurement develop needs that provide enhanced product attributes, cost reductions, or other competitive advantages.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Individual contributor lead or team member with ownership of a significant part of the accomplishment within the manufacturing plant or division
  • Manages highly complex task with many variables and stakeholders across multiple functions/facilities
  • Function as the primary point of contact to support/maintain measurement equipment and systems in the plant
  • Drive continuous improvements to existing manufacturing measurements systems through improved measurement system interfaces and implementing process automation where applicable
  • Understand system level problem statements and identify potential solutions, develop novel approaches to solve complex problems and make quick critical experiments to demonstrate feasibility
  • Lead cross-functional work-stream project teams to support process improvements through measurement software and hardware upgrades, focusing on process cost, quality, and capability
  • Perform project management and documentation activities
  • Work with Technology, Division Engineering, and Plant Engineering to develop and introduce new measurements technologies and upgrade existing measurement systems (includes participation in the design, building, testing and extension of various measurement systems)

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree(preferred) in one of the following disciplines: Mechatronic, Imaging Science, Computer Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
  • 1 or more years working in a similar position (e.g.: as a Test Equipment Engineer) in a manufacturing environment (can include internships and/or co-op experience)
  • Minimum of 1+ years of experience in System development, system integration, software system development; experience in Software Optics or vision-based design and implementation (can include internships and/or co-op experience)

Required Skills

  • Experience in software development (e.g. Mat lab, C++, VB.Net, image analysis, data analysis)
  • Background in computer programs like C#,, Lab view, Wit, C++ etc.
  • Knowledge of electrical/optical/mechanical installations, including system checkout and troubleshooting


  • Six sigma Green Belt / Black Belt certification
  • Course work or experience with using tools such as Solid works, Cero Parametric etc.
  • Some exposure to high powered laser systems and precision optical systems
  • Experience with image analysis (vision measurement systems)
  • Communication and presentation skills


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  

The range for this position is  $62,580.00   -  $86,048.00 assuming full time status. 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 are dependent on hours worked and may include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

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