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Date: Mar 24, 2024

Location: Vineland, NJ, US, 08360

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62407


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.


We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.


Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 


Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning Valor™ Glass is an example of a life-changing innovation purpose-built to store and protect injectable medicines. Corning is also a global leader in pharmaceutical tubing, manufacturing a variety of clear and amber glass tubing that is converted by our customers into vials, cartridges, ampules and syringes.


Job Summary:

  • Provides electrical support to the facility by analyzing, repairing and replacing parts and troubleshooting electrical issues as needed.
  • Position is for all shifts throughout the week and holidays.



  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required



  • High School diploma or equivalent. 5+ years experience


Certificates, Licenses, Registration:

  • None required.


Duties and Essential job Functions:

  • Replaces motors, bearings, brushes, light switches, and other electrical components
  • Analyses motor and other electrical stoppages/interruptions and repairs as necessary
  • Reads and uses electrical measuring equipment
  • Reads and follows electrical schematics/blueprints
  • Assists with instrument repair during tank rebuilds and installations
  • Works with Controls Engineers to troubleshoot programming errors or PLC faults conditions
  • Repairs electrical melting equipment consisting of transformation reactors, circuitry, control panels and metering
  • Understands how to adjust, program and install VFD’s and PLC’s as needed
  • Familiar with the use of multimeters, megohmmeters, amp probes, and oscilloscopes
  • Troubleshoots electrical issues with mechanical Cold End inspection and control systems including glazers, TDMs, cullet conveyors, in line gauging systems (Airline, Rough, End Vision, ID, OD, etc)
  • Makes electrical repairs to glass melting furnace equipment
  • Maintains records as required
  • Observes all safety rules and OSHA regulations and performs job in a safe manner
  • Follows standard operating procedures (SOP, WI, Forms, Flowcharts, etc.)
  • Maintains good housekeeping and 5S
  • Supports Corning Pharmaceutical Glass activities
  • Performs other duties assigned


Health and Safety:

  • Each employee regardless of their position at Corning is required to assume responsibility for their own actions and to take positive steps in assisting their follow workers in support of a safe working environment
  • Employee is required to ensure that the Safety Rules and the Standard Operating Procedures are obeyed
  • Employee is required to immediately record and investigate the circumstances and causes of accidents/near missed and to take the appropriate action
  • Employee is required to rectify any condition considered unsafe
  • Employee is required to pro-actively support the Health and Safety Team. Additionally, employees with supervisory responsibilities are expected to lead by example, to immediately address any unsafe behaviour and to hold their team members accountable. Corning maintains an open door policy. Employees are therefore encouraged to continuously improve the overall health and safety performance of the company.


Candidate Profile:

  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to handle pressure
  • Detail oriented
  • Good organizational skills
  • Dependable. Able to start and follow-up on the job prior to and after shift
  • Communicates and understands direction clearly and concise
  • Orderly and clean environment
  • Team Player
  • Competent and caring manner
  • Punctual and attentive
  • Patience and tact in dealing with others


Physical Demands:

  • Standing 7 or more hours/day
  • Walking 7 or more hours/day
  • Lifting >50 lbs. with good body mechanics
  • Twisting Moderate twisting
  • Bending Moderate bending
  • Squat/Kneel Moderate squatting/kneeling
  • Endurance Moderate energy requirements
  • Manual Dexterity Significant use of hands
  • Either Hand 61 – 100% of job cycle time
  • Both Hands 36 – 60% of job cycle time
  • Near Vision Requires very accurate near vision (20/20)
  • Far Vision Requires minimal far vision
  • Color Discrimination Requires minimal color discrimination
  • Visual Depth Accurate depth perception required
  • High Temperature Work Environment varies seasonally. Over 100 F in summer months
  • Slippery Surface May work on surfaces that may be slippery
  • Uneven Surfaces May work where surfaces are uneven

This position does not support immigration sponsorship 

The starting pay for this position is ​$40.89 hourly rate.  Compensation and benefits available for this position are dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at accommodations@corning.com.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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