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Design Engineer

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Date: Apr 13, 2019

Location: Tewksbury, MA, US, 01876

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 34415


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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Scope of Position:

In this role, you will be responsible for CLS new product design and development for both manufactured and purchased products that meet customer requirements. We look for you to lead efforts to identify root cause of existing product related quality issues and generate design solutions and help implement into manufacturing.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work independently on complex project to provide design solutions to meet the needs of new product design and development.
  • Represent CLS Division Engineering as prime technical engineering contact on projects, interacting with senior external personnel on significant technical matters requiring coordination between organizations.
  • Support Manufacturing and Quality Engineering efforts to define new product test methods, test/inspection, process improvements, and to resolve supplier/customer quality issues. Integrate efforts and collaborate with Manufacturing/Process Engineering.
  • Required to prepare documentation on test results, investigations, problems and troubleshooting. Participates in complaint investigations and continual improvement activities.
  • Performance Metrics
  • On time project completion
  • Problem resolution effectiveness
  • Product design completion


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Prefer Mechanical Engineering.


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ mechanical design experience, preferably Biomedical or medical products device design experience.
  • Strong Mechanical Design capabilities, including plastic component design and tolerance analysis.
  • In depth understanding of plastic part fabrication, injection molding and assembly processes.
  • Demonstrated skills in 3-D CAD, Solidworks desired.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment and participate on a highly matrixed project team.
  • Self-starter who is results- oriented, possesses a high dedication level, and is able to meet objectives and timelines while applying sound problem solving and decision-making processes and skills
  • Ability to design for manufacturing.
  • Strong understanding of product testing and analyzing results.
  • Experience with stage gate new product design, development and launch review process or similar formal review process.


Desired Experience / Qualifications / Skills:

  • Ability to measure work and aim for results with a focus on priority setting.
  • Results oriented with a high commitment level and a strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with ISO 13485.
  • FMA and FEA knowledge.


Soft Skills

  • Do you have the ability to work on a diverse project team and effectively high levels of uncertainty, ambiguity, and change?
  • Do you have strong communication and social skills?
  • Understands what it takes to get the job done, able to identify resources, timing, budget within areas of responsibilities.
  • Ability to effectively deal with high levels of uncertainty, ambiguity, and change.


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, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Boston