Senior Lab Technician:

Painted Post New York

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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):

Provide support for product testing and product qualifications in large datasets. Conduct experiments using cleaning, etching and deposition techniques. Assembly of testing and metrology equipment. General experimental laboratory work in the boundary of optics, physical-chemistry, chemistry and mechanics.


Day to Day Responsibilities: Execute laboratorial work and support current projects in the areas of surface chemistry and physical-chemistry interaction with glass surfaces and other related materials. Compile data and generate gage R&R and/or product qualification data. Work with large datasets and perform basic statistical analysis and graphing. Perform troubleshooting, basic repair and inspection on multiple equipment. Be responsible for material and data flow in and out of the Labs.


Travel Requirements (please note if international): Occasional travel, mostly domestic but some overseas travel expected upon demand.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 5 days, 40 hour work week

Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration) Minimum of a 2 year Associates Degree plus 2+ years of industry experience. Preference for candidates with Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry , Physics, Engineering or Materials Science


Required Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess)

• Ability to design, build and test novel experiments from ground up.

• Basic understanding of physical-chemistry and surface science.

• Familiarity with statistical data analysis and working with large data-sets.

• Basic understanding of optical materials with strong preference towards glasses.

• Working knowledge of MS Office (word, excel, power point).

• Ability to document well and write test reports independently.


Desired Skills (These are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess)

• Basic knowledge of statistical software such as Minitab or JMP.

• Programming, preferably C, C# and/or Matlab.

• Labview automation skills.


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership) Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):

• Comfortable with ambiguity and multitasking among multiple projects

• Able to work in multidisciplinary projects

• Able to work with international teams

• Clear, concise oral and written communication

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.

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