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Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US, 31520

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51074


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.

Purpose of Position The purpose for the Maintenance Technician position at the Winston Cable Plant is to 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.


Experience & Education 

• Two-year associate from an accredited college or a technical degree from a community college

• At least four-years of experience in maintenance at an industrial manufacturing environment with high school diploma or GED

• Military background with maintenance and technical experience


Major 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




• Self-motivation

• 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


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

• 12 Hour Nightshift

• Overtime could be required and a flexible schedule to accommodate 24/7 production support is required.


Required Education: High School or equivalent 2-year technical degree preferred; degree in Mechatronics or similar type program


Required Years and Area of Experience: 5+ years in an industrial manufacturing environment


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.

Nearest Major Market: Brunswick