Maintenance Worker All Around

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Date: Mar 24, 2024

Location: Vineland, NJ, US, 08360

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62408


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:

  • Utilizes skill and experience to perform repairs, maintenance and inspection on equipment in a 24 hour operation and throughout the facility in a timely manner


Required Knowledge/Skills/ Ability:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • Shall be able to install, modify, and maintain piping systems for steam, air, gas, water, hydraulics, etc
  • Shall be able to lay out and do simple carpentry using power and hand tools normally associated with the trade
  • Shall be able to use welding and burning equipment for minor repairs and fabrication
  • Shall be able to lay out and fabricate sheet metal parts, ducts, guards using power and hand tools normally associated with the trade
  • Shall be able to run equipment in the Maintenance Shop such as: pipe threaders, drills, * saws or similar types of equipment



  • High School diploma or equivalent and 5+ year’s relevant experience



  • Welding Certificate needed or ability to obtain one


Duties and Essential Job Functions:

  •  Properly utilize tools and equipment such as hydraulic lifts, hand tools, drill press, various types of welding equipment, shear, break, press brake and any other tools as required in the performance of   these duties
  •  Performs layout, cuts, welds and fabricates from sketches and blueprints
  •  Performs plumbing repairs and carpentry
  •  Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on machinery and facilities, including but not limited to buildings, fences, piping, conveyors, fans, ducts, chutes, mobile equipment (forklift, loaders,   scooters, etc.), and other equipment throughout the facility
  •  Operate mobile equipment such as forklifts, loaders, scooters, manlift, etc
  •  Communicates with supervisor for direction, to keep supervisor informed of problems and equipment/systems that are not operating properly
  •  Participates in development and implementation of TPM and PM processes in the department
  •  Completes and maintains appropriate TPM / Maintenance Records / Documents
  •  Maintains good housekeeping and 5S
  •  Observes all safety rules and OSHA regulations and performs job in a safe manner
  •  Participates in safety and operational related training programs. 
  •  Follows standard operating procedures (SOP, WI, Forms, Flowcharts, etc.) 
  •  Supports Corning Pharmaceutical Glass activities 
  •  Performs other duties as assigned


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 Demand

  • Standing 7 or more hours/day
  • Walking 7 or more hours/day
  • Lifting 10 – 50 lbs/day. With good body mechanics
  • Twisting Moderate twisting 
  • Bending Frequent bending
  • Reaching Moderate reaching
  • Squat/Kneel 1 – 3 hours/day – Need not be continuous 
  • Manual Dexterity Good manual dexterity and coordination 
  • Vision Requires near and far 20/20 vision and accurate visual depth perception with correction must be maintained 
  • Hearing Requires hearing whispered voice at 8 feet (FAA Class II)
  • Temperature Work environment range from 35 F to 115 F depending on seasons
  • Slippery Surface Works on surfaces that are slippery (glass on floor)


Rate Group:

  • Trades


This position does not support immigration sponsorship 

The starting pay for this position is ​$39.72 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

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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