Maintenance Technician

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Date: May 21, 2023

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US, 31520

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60055


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. 

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.


Job Description: Minimize machine downtime, increase efficiency and reduce cost through planned maintenance and prompt response to unplanned maintenance requests on the production equipment used to produce fiber optic cables. 12 hour night shift from 7pm to 7am.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform root cause analysis of breakdowns and implement corrective actions
  • Prepare written maintenance instructions, records, and procedures
  • Maintain accurate and timely records in a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Maximo • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electro-mechanical equipment
  • Perform detailed routine maintenance tasks
  • Perform tasks as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor/Coordinator


Skills/Characteristics Desired

  • Self-motivated, strong and systematic analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • In depth understanding of electrical and mechanical principles
  • Thorough working knowledge of electrical, mechanical systems
  • Experience with LOTO and electrical safety
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings
  • Experience in the use of hand tools, precision measuring equipment, and machine shop equipment
  • Good communication skills • Accuracy, attention to details, and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to react positively to rapidly changing priorities
  • Capable of independently managing multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Experience with Maximo CMMS system for maintenance
  • Experience with the OSI PI (historian) interface
  • Effective in managing multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated initiative and an eagerness to drive continuous improvement



  • Education Two-year associate from an accredited college or a technical degree from a community college
  • Or At least four-years of experience in maintenance at an industrial manufacturing environment with high school diploma or GED
  • Or Military background with maintenance and technical experience & 5+ years in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Minimum Requirements Education High school diploma or equivalent is required Experience One (1) year of service as a regular Corning employee in Coloring from the posting removal date is required to participate in the notice of interest posting process


Additional Skills Required

  • The Job Assignment Team will review the following for all applicants
  • Active Certification in the posted position
  • Worked on current shift for 12 months or more
  • One year of service at WCP as a Corning employee
  • Current discipline cannot exceed a verbal No employee on written discipline in the past 12 months may participate in the Notice of Interest posting process. Each part of the posting/placement process is completely voluntary, and you must apply to be considered
  • participate in the Notice of Interest posting process. Each part of the posting/placement process is completely voluntary, and you must apply to be considered.


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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