Electrical/Controls Engineer

Corning Incorporated
Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States (on-site)
7 days ago


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. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 

Scope of Position:

Corning’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology group (AMT) is focused on aspects of manufacturing equipment across the following areas. - Development/design - Industrialization - Procurement - Deployment, commissioning, and startup This position is in the Fiber Capital Programs (FCP) department within the Advanced Manufacturing Technology group (AMT) and is focused on equipment deployment, commissioning, and startup. The position is for an Electrical/Controls Engineer to be a member of a project team and provide Electrical Engineering leadership in the building, installation, commissioning, and startup of Corning Optical Communications manufacturing systems in the optical fiber and cable division. PLC code and SCADA/HMI development is not the primary function of this position. Programming skills could be utilized as opportunities arise within FCP and potentially within other functions outside of FCP.

Hours of work/work schedule/flextime:

  • M-F- overtime, adjusted hours and weekends may be required.


Required Education:

Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering

Required Experience:

  • 2+ years working in a manufacturing environment.

Required Skills:

  • Familiar with installation and operation of manufacturing equipment.
  • Interpret electrical drawings and schematics to aid in troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of power systems for 480VAC and below
  • Determines and recommends best solution from a series of alternatives within plant guidelines.
  • Thoroughly carries out assignments to completion.
  • Translates engineering solutions to requirements, then further to process and/or equipment designs which deliver required performance criteria.
  • Works well with other disciplines (IT, Mechanical, and Process engineering) to fully comprehend manufacturing system functionality and design requirements.
  • Self-starter and able to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and can adjust to changing priorities.

Desired Skills:

  • Equipment or software experience preferred: AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical, MS Office
  • Knowledge of regulations applicable to area of expertise and works to ensure compliance.
  • Experience working on a manufacturing floor or construction environment, with a strong focus on job site safety and proactive safety approach.
  • Displays a bias for action in situations of uncertainty, addresses issues and problems proactively.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Project management experience, including developing project scope, budgets, and schedules.
  • Knowledge of the Optical Fiber manufacturing process.
  • Technical skills for future assignments with other Corning Departments
  • PLC code development to achieve desired operation/throughput of new and existing production equipment.
  • SCADA/HMI development, PID control theory knowledge, Electro/mechanical technical comprehension

Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 100%

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

Corning Puts YOU First!  

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning.    

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions.  
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance, fitness, and disease management programs.   
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career.  
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.    
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.  

 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.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68515168
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States
    Fairport, New York, United States
    Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
    Concord, New York, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Corning Incorporated
  • Position Title: Electrical/Controls Engineer
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Min Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
  • Required Travel: 75-100%

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