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Business Systems COE Business Process Manager

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Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Role Purpose:

• Lead the Business Transformation COE business process team to design, define and optimize business processes across Advanced Optics and leverage industry best practices and solutions to support cross functional team

• Driving planning engine optimization project and future transformation program

• Lead and coordinate cross functionally to define long term Advanced Optics business system and process strategy and roadmap for implementation and roll-out.

• Work closely with COE Change Management team, Master Data Management team, and the Reporting & Analytics team to align and streamline all AO Business System and Processes implementations.

• Lead the business power user group to review operational issues, enhancement requirements and project initiatives in each stream and deliver.

• Coordinating Cross department initiatives and strategy interdependencies within the AO supply chain department – supply planning, global supply management, logistics, finance, commercial, manufacturing and QA

• Lead and govern the business systems portfolio process

• Work closely with AO and Corporate IT groups to align on enterprise-wide standards

• Project management leadership


Key Responsibilities:

• Lead for SAP processes definition and deployment for AO SAP implementation and rollout projects.

• Build up AO business system process governance model and manage power user networks from each function area.

• Lead assessment project for SAP / non-SAP solutions to support business initiatives such as factory planning, central planning, etc.

• Lead end-to-end processes integration across all AO functional teams.

• Evaluate advanced systems and driving organization digitalization transformation

• Define, track and improve key performance metrics related to AO operation.

• Provide functional integration point with IT for projects and roadmaps

• Develop the team to strengthen functional and system expertise and depth of knowledge


Performance Metrics:

• AO COE key performance metrics

• AO business metrics and industry benchmarks Desired Competencies (knowledge, skills and behaviors):

• Broad, global business acumen

• Financial knowledge and experiences

• Ability to deal with ambiguity and demonstrate leadership to help clarify direction

• SAP process knowledge and experiences, including SAP implementation experience

• Differentiated skills and experiences in end-to-end supply chain (Plan, Source, Make, and Deliver) with demonstrated performance history to work closely with AO operational groups

• Ability to identify and development talent

• Cultural fit for Corning’s Corporate values. Ability to collaborate, motivate and lead globally.

• Strong communicator with the ability to sell ideas to different constituencies


Experiences/Education: Required

• Bachelor’s Degree (technical, business or supply chain).

• 10+ years end-to-end process & system experience including some as a manager spanning all aspects of a large manufacturing company

• Global work experience, working across regions and cultures.

• Experience leading global teams, including matrix assignments

• Hands-on SAP experience



• Master’s in Business or Supply Chain Management / Computer Science.

• SAP Professional Certifications

• LEAN or Six Sigma Certification or equivalent experience

• Supply Chain certifications

• Experience across multiple businesses, division and/or technologies.

Nearest Major Market: Corning