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Fiber Processing Production Shift Technician

Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: Wilmington, NC, US, 28405

Company: Corning

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.


Responsibility of the Position:

  • Provide first and second level troubleshooting of Screening, Measurements, and Automation equipment/process issues.
  • Receive training in new processes/equipment and/or procedure changes from engineering.
  • Work with support groups and production teams to coordinate and direct equipment start-up, troubleshooting, and process changes.
  • Develop/maintain a system to keep production teams current on process, equipment and procedures.
  • Preventive Maintenance support.
  • Fill in for supervisor during vacation and other miscellaneous situations.



  • Two-year mechanical/electrical/automation technical degree preferred
  • Will consider experienced candidates with demonstrated skills in desired field


Skills and/or Work Style Preferred:

  • Good process and equipment troubleshooting skills
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks as necessary
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (detailed oriented)
  • Ability to train effectively
  • PC proficient
  • Willing to act as a motivator and role model for the shift


Unique or Special Requirements:

  • Ability to work with people in a developing, progressive work design environment


Equipment or Software Used:

  • Diagnostic equipment
  • PLC programming equipment
  • PC – Data Analysis
  • Electrical test equipment


Hours of Work:

  • 12 Hour Rotating Shifts


Travel Requirements: <5%


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, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Wilmington