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Business Logistics Manager

Date: May 2, 2019

Location: Erwin, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 35243


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.

The Global Supply Management (GSM) Function is recognized as a critical function for business success.  It delivers the training, tools and opportunities needed to create innovative solutions for the function & the corporation.  GSM has leading edge, effective processes to anticipate and exceed customer requirements.

Odds are that the email you read this morning travelled over Corning Optical Fiber; the smartphone you used had a Corning cover lens; and the vehicle you took to work had cleaner emissions because of a Corning catalytic substrate.

Time and again Corning Research has cleaned our world, kept us informed, and strengthened our personal connections.

Overview/Scope of Position:

Key contact for Corning Businesses-Business Logistics Manager uses GLO core services and works with customers to tailor a logistics strategy, including tools and processes, that addresses each customer’s specific needs Purpose and

Major Responsibilities of Position:

Do you thrive in an environment where you can Collaborate with Business to design and build forward-looking Supply Chain and logistics networks? In this role you will develop, lead and execute strategy for logistics and inventory management in alignment with Business Unit commercial plans and strategies.

  • Ensure alignment with Global Logistics Organization on global strategies and core services (Strategic Sourcing, Trade Compliance, Network Solutions, Warehouse Solutions and Project Logistics Group) to meet business requirements.
  • Partner with business leaders to identify and communicates appropriate performance metrics to internal and external partners.
  • Ensure compliance with international trade regulations and specific local regulations through Trade Compliance Core Service
  • Drive standardization and cost reduction through centralization of business embedded logistics and trade compliance functions into regional operating centers.
  • Link logistics strategy to department MBOs and development plans of direct and indirect reports.

Major Ongoing Tasks:

  • Develop, deploy and measure in conjunction with the BU a cost reduction portfolio
  • Build and demonstrate global standard methodologies to enable standardization where required C
  • Leads strategic and tactical resources to ensure a cost-effective team to support all BU logistic programs
  • Drive and facilitate linkage of the Business unit needs to Global Logistics Organization Core Service offerings

Minimum Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Supply Chain operations with proven track record of results, 10+ yrs. of experience preferred
  • Bachelors of Science Degree; Supply Chain degree preferable; MBA is a plus
  • Deep understanding of supply chain strategy standard methodologies and philosophy in optimizing operations
  • Ability to align and build teams to deliver results
  • Ability to establish direction, work across multiple work streams, build strategy, execute
  • Strong communications, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Superior project management, analysis and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Box, Power BI

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.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning