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Test and Qualification Laboratory Technician

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Date: Jul 16, 2021

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Internal Corning Employees are provided the opportunity to review global job openings for potential interest. However, they are encouraged to do so with the understanding that whether or not they will be considered a candidate for positions located outside their geographic area (city, country, region) will depend on a number of factors such as the availability of local subject matter expertise or qualified talent, the need to obtain and availability of work authorization, costs associated with internal transfer, etc. It will be the decision of the hiring organization whether to permit employees applying outside the local area where the opening exists to be considered a candidate for that opening. It is recommended employees wishing to apply for job openings at Corning make their supervisor aware of their interest before formally applying.


Test and Qualification Laboratory Technician.

                                                                                           SALARY GRADE:  CC

DEPARTMENT:  Test and Qualification Laboratory             LOCATION: RY1

  1. Scope of Position

Perform verification, qualification and reliability testing of optical telecommunications products along with other supporting activities in a laboratory environment.

  1. Day to Day Responsibilities
  • Perform set up and performance verification of fiber optic testing system
  • Configure product samples for environmental and mechanical testing
  • Perform optical measurements using manual or automated test systems
  • Program and operate environmental chambers and test equipment
  • Setup/perform and track/report progress of testing as directed
  • Document test results from optical fiber products testing as per documented procedures
  • Conduct data analysis
  • Recommend new and improved test methods and test procedures
  • Write test reports and lab procedures in the proper format and filed accordingly
  • Assist in failure mode analysis
  • Contact and set up internal/external laboratories to perform testing as necessary
  • Obtain quotes for both outside testing and equipment purchases or rental, and generate purchase order
  • Perform preventive maintenances on the equipment associated to optical testing
  • Perform equipment calibration
  • Design/build fixtures and jigs
  • Provide training for other technicians
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area
  1. Required Skills
  • Highly motivated and work as a “self starter”
  • Familiarity with computer applications such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to complete assignments accurately and at a pre-defined schedule
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Written/verbal communication skills
  • Hands-on technical skills using test and measuring equipment
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • 80% English language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening)
  1. Desired Skills
  • Hands-on experience with fiber optic products and test equipment (lasers, optical switches, power meters)
  • Good understanding of optical metrology and testing terminology
  • Familiarity with relevant industrial standards such as Telcordia, ISO and IEC
  1. Education/Experience
  • High School diploma minimum
  • Technical Associates degree highly desirable
  • More than 7 years relevant industry experience with fiber optic or other telecom products
  • Experience in a laboratory environment is required


Pay Grade: Grade CC 

Employee Referral Amount: $0.00