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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50934


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:

Process Technician on the Manufacturing Excellence Team, an operations group. This team supports a variety of green-end production activities with a focus on equipment health, die & hardware management, and process troubleshooting & improvements.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead die management activities including forecasting, vendor management, orders, service, drawings, footage inventory, and financials.
  • Continuously develop understanding of die manufacturing and technologies as the site SME.
  • Work with engineering, trades, and operations to implement equipment improvements.
  • Support manufacturing activities such as job changes and new product introductions.
  • Work with engineering and trades to troubleshoot production equipment.
  • Collaborate with engineering to solve process issues and support experimentation.


Work Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week, with overtime and off hours support as needed.


Travel Requirements: None (0%); with potential for training or vendor visits.


Required Experience/Education:

  • 2-year degree in a technical field preferred.
  • At least two (2) years of experience as a process technician or related manufacturing experience; five (5) years manufacturing experience in lieu of associates degree.
  • Fully proficient in the use of software programs such as MS Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Experience working with internal and external vendors or customers.


 Desired Skills:

  • Basic understanding of mechanical drawings and ability to perform basic data analysis or interpret technical data.
  • Experience troubleshooting manufacturing equipment and/or processes.
  • Proven ability to learn new skills and a strong record of increased job responsibility.
  • Operationally focused with a strong reliance on process controls.
  • Familiarity with extrusion or die technology is highly desirable, but not required.
  • Technical writing experience a plus (documents, presentations, reports).


Soft Skills:

  • Strong ability to network and collaborate across groups.
  • Positive attitude; flexible and adaptable.
  • Technical curiosity and self-motivated.
  • Proactive in identifying and independently resolving problems.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple workstreams.


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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