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Mold Tech I- Full Time Grave Shift- Salt Lake City

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Date: Aug 12, 2022

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84107

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 56267


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality 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 Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.

Mold Technician I Full Time - Grave Shift $24.00+ per hour plus $1.50 Shift Diff Sunday - Thursday 11:00 pm - 7:30 am



  • Performs mold changeovers and completes minor molding machine, mold, and support equipment repair.


This position includes significant duties such as:

  • Completes minor mold, press, and support equipment repair including mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and/or electrical maintenance
  • Reads prints to make minor repairs on molding machines and associated sub-systems
  • Performs all mold change overs, and injection machine process changes
  • Provides basic technical support for troubleshooting equipment problems
  • Responsible for the waste removal for hazardous materials and tools 
  • Verifies the correct set-up of molding machines and auxiliary equipment before processing 
  • Works with hand tools, lockout/tagout, chemicals, etc., demonstrating proper safety precautions
  • Operates molding machines utilizing activities such as set-up and processing when required 
  • Completes production records/forms recording relevant data onto forms or via electronic data entry in Hyware or other systems
  • Ensures accuracy and good documentation practices per company standards
  • Participates in Kaizen and Lean activities as necessary to drive continuous improvement initiatives; complies with safety standards including Lock-Out/Tag-Out and Zero-Energy
  • Handles hazardous waste according to site, state, and federal guidelines
  • Trains/mentors new technicians in department
  • Performs other duties as required to meet the needs of the department and company


Working Conditions:

  • Some exposure to high voltage, with appropriate safety precautions in place.
  • Lifts, pushes, pulls or moves equipment and machinery up to 25 pounds frequently, and up to 60 pounds occasionally.
  • Exposure to some fumes and constant noise in manufacturing areas.
  • Safety glasses are required on the manufacturing floor and other designated areas.
  • Adherence to plant safety and PPE requirements.



  • High School Diploma or GED required



  • 3 – 6 months experience in mechanical area; experience with basic tools preferred

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City