Global CPG Product Line Manager

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Date: Jun 13, 2024

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 200031

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63001


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 light
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Day to Day Responsibilities:
•    Develop market insight through strategic assessments of the Market, Customer, Competitors, and CPG Capabilities.
•    Understand downstream market requirements and articulates to manufacturing to assure alignment with customer requirements.
•    Develop the product strategy to differentiate CPG and to maximize revenue / GM.
•    Monitor competitors’ global capacities and global tubing demand of converters to forecast market dynamics and maintain related databases.
•    Monitor import / export statistics to gain intelligence on volumes and pricing of product used by customers / sold by our competitors and provide periodic reporting and insight.
•    Manage the planning, forecasting and inventory process: Develop monthly, quarterly, annual and long-range demand forecasts with input from the sales team from each region.
•    Manage the capacity allocation between manufacturing plants by analyzing NWC, specific capabilities and customer qualifications.
•    Monitor NWC development and makes recommendations in order to achieve targeted NWCDSO metrics.
•    Help facilitate demand conflicts to achieve optimal results for both the customer and the business.
•    Work with Manufacturing and Sales to identify opportunities to reduce complexity and achieve cost reduction in CPG’s sites, as well as in the customer’s process.
•    Monitor and enforce key LTSA covenants including rebates, expedite fees, MOQ surcharges, and logistics detention fees.
•    Monthly reporting of actual sales performance versus plan.
•    Participate on NPD teams to expand CPG’s customer base / portfolio.
•    Develop business in adjacent markets such as frit, powder, and specialty tubing.
•    Manage a portfolio of customers producing pharmaceutical glass packaging. 


Education & Experience  
•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or Business
•    7 to 10 years work experience in Manufacturing, Supply Chain or Commercial; Glass or Pharma industry experience preferred

Required Skills                                                
•    Demonstrated track record of managing projects and leading global teams.
•    Excellent communication skills 
•    Advanced excel skills

Desired Skills  
•    Work experience in a customer facing role
•    International business work experience
•    SAP experience (ECC or S4/Hana)
•    Financial analysis and accounting experience
•    Multilingual


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