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Supply Chain Planning & Scheduling Supervisor

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Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 43976


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.



This position is located in Corning, NY, the location of our global headquarters, a beautiful and friendly community in the Finger Lakes.  Well known as the home of beautiful gorges and waterfalls for hiking, clear lakes great for swimming, sailing, kayaking, water skiing, boating, and fishing, the region is also world-renowned for its wineries and craft breweries. Corning and surrounding communities are safe and family-friendly with excellent schools, sports programs, quaint shopping, and fine dining. If you are interested in cultural activities, you can visit the Corning Museum of Glass, the Rockwell Museum (a Smithsonian affiliate), see national productions at the Clemens Center or attend one of many community activities throughout the year like GlassFest, Sparkle, the Parade of Lights, MLK Day or Pride Day celebrations..  Corning is also home to the Guthrie Wineglass Marathon, which is one of the premier US races serving as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.


Corning Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion.  Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice.


Scope of Position:

  • Lead the Production Planning team to develop valid, feasible production schedules for the CET Light Duty Automotive manufacturing operations in the Erwin, NY facility. Schedule production in the most efficient and cost-effective way based upon equipment, labor, and inventory availability.
  • Coordinate the supply of work in process inventory to the finishing production lines to eliminate non-value-added activities including cues, transportation, and storage.
  • Review upstream and downstream production processes and coordinate with other planners/schedulers to ensure the right inventory is available when needed to meet customer order requirements.
  • Review and analyze the monthly commercial demand forecasts to understand any impacts to production planning.
  • Participate on teams focused on process improvements in the manufacturing operations. Act individually to identify opportunities for process improvement in production operations and initiate recommendations through the Kaizen system.
  • Identify slow moving inventory and make recommendations for its disposition. Communicate findings in inventory review meetings in addition to commercial and finance departments.
  • Present summaries of key information at monthly Planning and Scheduling Review meeting.
  • Participate on new product introduction teams.
  • Maintain the Planning MRP system including loading of forecasts, item master maintenance, BOMs, and routings.
  • Complete reports and update department key performance metrics.
  • Set objectives for the Planning team consistent with the plant’s key initiatives.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations/Supply Chain Management or other related field.
  • 5+ years of work experience in a fast-paced Supply Chain environment with supervisory responsibilities.


Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Can multi-task, handles more than one priority at a time and shifts priorities quickly.
  • Positive, can do attitude, self-motivated.
  • Ability to understand the principles and practices in a manufacturing environment and the integration of manufacturing systems, forecasting, material planning, capacity management, production activity, purchasing, distribution and quality management.
  • Experience in the concepts, application and tools of production and inventory management – managing the complete flow of materials into, through and out of the plant.
  • Planning and scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Data driven – gather and analyze complex data from multiple resources and present the data in a useful manner to make decision.
  • Problem solving, strong analytical skills with attention to detail. Has methodical and logical approach.
  • Ownership of tasks and small projects.
  • Ability to negotiate and develop win-win solutions.
  • PeopleSoft or other MRP/ERP packages.
  • Microsoft office (Excel-pivot tables, v-lookup, Word, Exchange, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Comprehensive PC skills, particularly spreadsheet and database applications.


Desired Skills:

  • APICS CPIM/CSCP certification, MRP/ERP experience, Corning CET Environmental business knowledge, understanding of LEAN concepts.


Soft Skills:

  • Detail oriented, effective communication both written and verbal, organized, reliable, team player, flexible, leadership, decision making, sound judgment, accuracy, ability to multi-task, priority setting, independence, able to work effectively under pressure and stay calm in the face of ambiguity, ability to work cross functionally, time management, forward looking.


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.


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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