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Sr Tooling Engineer, CMO

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Date: May 26, 2021

Location: Tewksbury, MA, US, 01876

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46368


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 provide tooling support for molding projects in Corning Life Sciences. We look for you to apply Plastics Technology knowledge and expertise to achieve project objectives. You will drive the Contract Manufacturing Tooling Strategy and champion activities including mold repairs, refurbishments and replacements. You will lead technical assessments to match competencies and capabilities to product & process requirements. In the role, you will ensure Corning's Asset Life Cycle Management process is properly documented.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide tooling support to manufacturing sites on maintenance of molds, critical components and spares.
  • Manage the quotation, vendor selection, design, fabrication and verification of new molds.
  • Prepare Appropriation Requisitions (ARs) and manages cost/spend on mold replacements and capital expenditures for tooling and injection molding equipment.
  • Approve mold repairs and manages tool drawings to ensure they are current and meet Division and plant standards.
  • Facilitate tooling design reviews and participate in product design reviews when applicable.
  • Actively contribute as a team member or team leader on focused projects.
  • Collaborate with tooling vendors and process engineers in the debug and validation of new tooling.
  • Serve as internal plastic tooling and molding expert with fundamental understanding of mold-making material properties and tooling fabrication techniques.
  • Lead project teams in use of problem-solving methodology & tools to drive process/product improvements.
  • Secure & protect proprietary information and IP.
  • Compliance to all Plant & Division standard procedures and safety protocols.


Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 25%, including International.
  • Option for this person to work remotely from home office.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • Standard business hours; Monday – Friday.


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  •  Minimum of 5+ years in an injection molding tooling engineering role.


Required Skills:

  • Knowledge in Plastics Technology.
  • Project management skills.
  • Track record of delivering results.


Desired Experience / Qualifications / Skills:

  • Scientific injection molding knowledge.
  • RJG Master Molder 1 training or equivalent.
  • DMAIC/ Performance Excellence training.
  • Mold repair experience.
  • Mold design experience.
  • CAD experience, preferably Solidworks.
  • Injection Molding Tooling engineering experience working with injection molding process development and debug.


Soft Skills:

  • Be a positive teammate who is open and engaging to effectively collaborate in teams in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter with the technical curiosity to learn and bring new ideas.
  • Flexibility and dedication to succeed support a positive can-do attitude.


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, 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. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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