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Manufacturing Supervisor - Team Leader

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Date: Aug 7, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51512


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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.


Scope of Position:

In this role you will provide coordination and supervision for all manufacturing areas and support functions for operations. This includes directing and implementing activities to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives.



  • Ensure the safety of employees and process/equipment
  • Prioritize workload to meet demand and maximize manufacturing efficiency
  • Assign specific tasks, provide direction and check work
  • Interact cooperatively with engineering, quality, planning, etc. to meet goals
  • Manage employee timecards and payroll interface logistics
  • Monitor all non-conformances for corrective action and flag trends
  • Recommend and support process/equipment improvements
  • Maintain manufacturing metrics tracking and reporting
  • Lead or facilitate manufacturing related team meetings
  • Continuous improvement of efficiencies and workflow to improve overall performance
  • Support equipment maintenance, tooling and fixturing optimization
  • 40-50 hr./wk; rotating shifts to include weekends and holidays



  • Bachelor’s Degree required (technical discipline is preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing or other front-line setting is preferred
  • Excellent people skills and organizational skills
  • Proven leadership ability with desire to guide others to a common goal
  • Follow-up and documentation skills a must
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Authorized to work in the United States without restrictions


Desired Skills:

  • Manufacturing background – exposure to a union environment is a plus
  • Supervisory experience
  • Process orientated - find ways to improve existing processes
  • Organized with good planning and time management skills


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, 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.

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