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Supply Chain Manager

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Date: Jul 10, 2021

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 200031

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42334


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.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Execute global 3rd party Contract Manufacturing Supply Chain strategies for Gorilla businesses.
  2. Lead and manage negotiation for contract, cost and commercial needs to meet financial/cost KPIs.
  3. Evaluates and designs how to optimize the global capacity, capability and cost opportunities within supply chains to meet business needs and program requirements.
  4. Need the person to station onsite and works collaboratively with supply chain operation team to:


  1. Define and communicate the local, regional and global roles and responsibilities to deliver the supply chain strategy.
  2. Manage and communicate the accessible capacity of Gorilla outsourcing models for the purpose of demand/supply planning.
  3. Aggregate global demand information and facilitate global loading of facilities as appropriate.
  4. Maximizes scalability and adaptability to change, including market and business needs.
  5. Delivery quality product by collaborating with Engineering team to address and solve technical issues.
  6. Monitor and manage logistic need for on time goods delivery 


  1. Overall ownership of contract manufacturers’ performance management
  2. Lead, drive and communicate day to day CM improvement to increase/achieve key KPIs on; Supplier performance, Total cost of supply chain, program launch, delivery, replenishment, quality, capacity acquisition and utilization, logistic, etc.
  3. Provide leadership, guidance and clarity of day to day CM performance to SCM onsite professionals. Meeting KPIs for team management and people development
  4. Support and ensure key technology transition to certified partners for mass production.
  5. Overall performance assurance to new product introduction; schedule, delivery and MP line readiness.
  6. Insures all regulatory and compliance measures are met within global guidelines.


Education & Experience  

  • University graduate, major in engineering, business or supply chain.
  • 10 ~ 15 year experience in Supply Chain/operation
  • 3 ~ 5 years or above in a leadership role
  • Experience in working with vendor onsite for contract manufacturing operation and management
  • Experience working at MNC or global consumer electronics company is greatly preferred
  • Global work experience, working across regions and cultures
  • Experience in display/touch panel manufacturing/cover glass/mechanics is preferred.
  • MBA will be a plus


Required Skills                                                

  • Strong skills in people management, communication and interpersonal interaction
  • Strategic thinking to facilitates win-win situation
  • Great sense of customer satisfaction driven to lead and focus on meeting customer’s expectation/requirements.
  • Lead for project management; NPI to MP
  • Knowledge in supply/manufacturing process and governance.
  • Supply/demand management
  • Quick adaptability to change and able to work under ambiguity to deliver positive impact to business
  • Strong negotiation and good financial knowledge to perform total cost management
  • Strategic planning of business and innovative to think of out box in solving issues
  • Strong problem solving skill
  • Collaborative attitude to work with cross functional teams with good multi-cultural awareness.


Employee Referral Level: 3