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Senior Quality Engineer

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Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Milpitas, CA, US, 95035

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 54244


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Scope of Position:

Challenging position for Sr. Quality Engineer in growing and stable contract manufacturing company focused on Cable & Harness, Electro-Mechanical box builds, and Fiber Optic cables and integration.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct daily testing activities, reporting, and communications
  • Lead ongoing qualification and reliability activities with a focus on monitoring, metrics, and manufacturability
  • Collaborate with various functions to drive root cause and corrective actions on complex quality issues
  • Drive and monitor quality improvements in product lines and coordinate with engineering development
  • Develop and incorporate appropriate disciplines and processes to design for qualification, maintain and improve reliability benchmarks
  • Maintain ISO certification and implement quality controls
  • To establish and maintain high standards of quality and reliability for the company.
  • Organize and promote companywide quality improvement efforts
  • Evaluate and develop improved techniques for control of quality and reliability
  • To act as liaison with external parties on matters relating to the quality system
  • Report on performance of quality systems as basis for improvement.


Job Requirements:

  • Priority will be given to applicants with college degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Quality Assurance/Control in contract manufacturing environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of ISO 9001 audit process and procedures.
  • Thorough understanding of NPI and FAI processes
  • Certification/training in areas of statistical methods and practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills required.
  • Must have a hands-on work ethic and excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment a must.


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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Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto