Company: Corning Inc
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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
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.
The purpose of this position is: Leads preventative maintenance
activities, troubleshoots processes and process equipment, and
executes equipment repairs/modifications.
This position includes significant duties such as:
--- Troubleshoots equipment breakdowns and performs mechanical,
pneumatic, and electrical maintenance whenever required to ensure
uninterrupted customer supply.
--- Repairs, rebuilds, adjusts, inspects, and monitors production
and/or facility related equipment and machinery.
--- Completes required preventive maintenance at defined intervals
in Tabware system. Routinely assesses the suitability of such
intervals and scope covered and revises when necessary.
--- Operation includes: monitoring output quality and quantity;
troubleshooting; making necessary machine / parameter adjustments
where applicable; and alleviating minor jams.
--- Provides technical support for troubleshooting equipment
problems which are beyond the Production Associate's capability to
--- Responsible for the waste removal for hazardous materials and
--- Implements equipment modifications or improvements.
--- Reads prints to make mechanical repairs on molding machines and
--- This includes correcting molding processes as necessary to
ensure molded components meet or exceed quality expectations.
--- Performs other duties as required to meet the needs of the
department and company.
--- Participates in Quality activities in functional area and
coordinates with the appropriate audience to arrive at the critical
decisions necessary for the correct disposition of product as
assigned. This includes verifying the correct set-up of molding
machines and auxiliary equipment before processing.
--- Communicates status of technical issues with leadership team.
Expected to use Lean tools (e.g., 5S, 20 Keys, etc.) per current
--- Works with hand tools, lockout/tagout, chemicals, etc.,
demonstrating proper safety precautions.
--- Completes production records / forms recording relevant data
onto forms or via electronic data entry in Tabware or other
systems. Ensures accuracy and good documentation practices per
company and cGMP standards.
--- Operates molding machines utilizing activities such as set-up
and processing when required.
Working Conditions: Disagreeable working conditions. Exposure to
industrial machinery, moving parts, electrical and other energy
sources. Designated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required.
Exposure to fumes and chemicals such as cleaners, inks, and
solvents. Exposure to high frequency noise. Frequently lifts and/or
moves up to 25 pounds and up to 65 pounds rarely.
Education: High School diploma or GED
Experience: 3-5 years manufacturing experience with two years of
responsibilities for equipment maintenance troubleshooting or
equivalent military experience.
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
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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