Test & Measurement Technician:

Goleta California

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):

  • Support teams that develop, and continuously improve all facets of the MEMs manufacturing process.
  • Support teams in the process of integrating development processes into a pilot manufacturing line with focus on measurements and testing.
  • Provide first line support for troubleshooting of all measurement and test systems in the MEMS pilot plant.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work with a variety of cross functional groups (Development, Quality, IT, Purchasing, Operations).
  • Leverage external suppliers for key technologies or core competencies such as system integration.
  • Create/update documentation for release to production including machine specifications; operating procedures and drawing packages.
  • Train engineering, maintenance and operations people how to use and maintain measurement systems.
  • Provide onsite troubleshooting using data and performance analysis of the installed systems.
  • Perform Measurement System Analysis (MSA) on developed and commercial systems to verify performance meets customer needs
  • Maintain test and measurements systems by verifying proper procedures are being performed by the proper personal.
  • Maintain daily certification processes for test and measurement systems and verify data is within specifications.
  • Troubleshoot issues with measurement and test systems when there are not performing properly versus specifications and certifications.


Travel Requirements (please note if international):

  • 10 -15% May be some limited international


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 40 plus hours to support 24 by 7 operation


Education and Experience:

  • AS or BS in Physics, Optics, EE, ME or Computer Engineering and 3+ years relevant experience
  • Without a degree - 5+ years relevant experience as a Measurement and Test Technician
  • Hands on experience with metrology is required


Required Skills:

  • Measurement and testing system characterization.
  • Experience with electrical/optical/mechanical installations, including system acceptance and troubleshooting.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Measurement System Analysis implementation.
  • Experience scaling from development to pilot line.


Desired Skills:

  • Data retrieval, plotting, and analysis (JMP, MiniTab, Microsoft Excel)
  • Software programming skills in C++, C#
  • Familiarity with motion control systems
  • Experience with interfacing various sensors and instrumentation with computer control systems
  • Clean room protocols

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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