Product Development Engineer

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Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61856


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 Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.

Product Development Engineer

Purpose of Position.   

Responsible for the generation of successful engineering designs for Optical Hardware and Connectivity Products. Duties include: Concept and Detailed Design, Evaluation of the use of new components, Conducting experiments, Evaluation of prototypes, Product Testing, Creation of Design Engineering Documents and defining Product and Process Specifications.



  • Conceptualize Mechanical design solutions for new development and improvement projects.
  • Create mechanical designs of plastic injection molded and sheet metal components, to meet a set of functional requirements. 
  • Provide high-level and detailed 3D CAD models and 2D drawings suitable for:
    • Concept presentation to customers.
    • Analytical evaluation (modeling).
    • Patent applications.
    • Technical reports or publications.
    • Cost or manufacturability analysis.
  • Research externally published fundamentals, new designs (competitor products and patents) and manufacturing processes.
  • Collaborate with project team members from multiple technical disciplines located in different domestic and global locations, to translate design concepts into detailed designs that can be prototyped and manufactured.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing to release new products at full-scale production.
  • Provide design documentation to: communicate findings in technical reports, protect intellectual property in patent applications, order rapid prototypes, or support customer presentations and demonstrations.




  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering.  Major in Mechanical preferred. Electro-Mechanics, Mechatronics or Optical will be considered.


Work Experience.

  • 2 to 4 years of Industry Related Experience (Product, Design, Manufacturing, New Product Introduction).
  • Product Development and/or NPI experience is desirable.
  • Laboratory Testing Procedures experience is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and solve challenging technical problems.
  • Sound understanding of material properties, capabilities and applies in practice.



  • Ability to reduce concepts to physical principles and apply appropriate analysis.
  • Ability to cooperate successfully in a global environment.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills.  
  • Ability to clearly articulate technical ideas.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and to schedule time effectively.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint).

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, mental health/substance, fitness, and disease management programs.  

·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.

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