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Single Use Technology Design Engineering Co-op Tewksbury (3-6 months)

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Date: Nov 3, 2021

Location: Tewksbury, MA, US, 01876

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49699


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.

Start Date: Flexible: December 2021 or Jan 2022

Duration: Flexible: 3-6 months


Scope of Position:

To provide single use consumables/disposables design expertise to various type of single use bag assembly development. Apply technical knowledge, engineering fundamentals and practices to effectively accomplish technical assignments and projects.  Support and lead projects to fulfill department goals and objectives in direct support of single use technology development.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work on design of single use bag using CAD.
  • Work directly with engineering in selection of components and single use consumables for single use bag assembly development and create BOM.
  • Develop test plans to qualify components and single use consumables.
  • Interface with manufacturing to optimize single use bag assembly processes.


Hours of work/work schedule/flextime: 40 hr/week, typical 8 am-5 pm with some potential flex time for experiments or other business needs.


Required Education: Pursuing (in Senior year)/BS MS/PhD Engineering: Mechanical, Materials, Chemical, Plastics


Required Years and Area of Experience: Senior/Graduate or any prior work experience in medical device or biopharma.


Required Skills:

  • Strong technical fundamentals.
  • Strong troubleshooting techniques with creative and innovative problem solving skills.
  • Self motivated and self starter: results oriented and can work independently with high commitment /energy.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment as well as individually.
  • Strong technical curiosity and drive to learn.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload with good planning and organizational skills.


Desired Skills:

  • CAD experience.
  • Hands-on experience with plastics or disposables.
  • Working knowledge of creating and analyzing DOE experiments.
  • Advanced computer skills in Excel, Access, and Statistical Analysis Tools (Minitab or JMP).
  • Design work experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

Are you ready to start an exciting career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other legally protected status.



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