Quality Assurance Engineer

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Date: May 24, 2024

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63280


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:

Strengthen the Product Quality Systems and Architecture within the organization by driving fundamental understanding and continual improvements that positively influence the Quality Management System. Apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices to effectively accomplish technical assignments and mitigate risks associated with process, product, and equipment changes. Make decisions independently based upon sound engineering and scientific methods.



  • First level Supervisor responsibilities over Quality Assurance Operations.
  • Supports Quality Architecture in the day to day manufacturing environment, ensuring quality systems are well executed.
  • Facilitates efforts in understanding processes capability and product quality architecture. Designs new and improves existing quality architecture systems and for new product
  • Evaluates the impact of product, process and equipment changes on product attributes and quality architectures including capability assessments.
  • Works with manufacturing and engineering on completing sustainable solutions which are compliant with our quality system and customer agreements.
  • Participate as a Quality Representative on New Product / New Equipment Teams to ensure all new products and processes meet Quality Requirements. Make updates/changes to plant Quality Systems as needed to accommodate new products and processes.
  • Understand internal and external customers’ stated and implied needs as well as ensuring their expectations are met every time by monitoring, maintaining, supporting and continuously improving plant quality systems.
  • Support External (PPAP) and Internal (Transparency) approvals for new products, product source changes and process changes.


Required Skills/Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree Required, Engineering Discipline preferred 
  • Knowledge of statistical methodology
  • Ability to learn and develop quality systems and articulate risks and influence decisions on product quality
  • Ability to design, execute and analyze experiments using statistical tools
  • Ability to drive to root cause analysis and direct Engineering solutions
  • Ability to learn and understand multiple areas in the plant in order to prioritize work and resources
  • Experience with data collection and data analysis software and techniques, such as Excel, MiniTab, JMP, SPC XL, DOE Pro, Pi, Access, PowerBI, etc.


Desired Skills:

  • DMAIC Green Belt training/certification
  • Product Quality Architecture training
  • Familiarity with product specifications and measurements
  • Knowledge of material specifications/testing procedures
  • Statistical Process Control understanding
  • Experience with IATF16949, ISO 9001, VDA or similar certification process


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  

The range for this position is  $74,689.00   -  $102,698.00 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 accommodations@corning.com.

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