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OPS Readiness Mfg Assoc

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Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Newton, NC, US, 28658

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 57530


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 Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses.

We anticipate & provide timely, valued, leading edge manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise.  We partner with Corning’s businesses and the Science & Technology division. Together we create and sustain Corning’s manufacturing as a differential advantage.

Purpose of New Position To support operations readiness and start-up initiatives at Trivium Cable Plant to achieve safety goals, on-time start, and delivery targets.



  • Continuous attention to safety; Create a safe working culture & environment
  • Assist project teams with identifying tools and supplies needed by operations to run the new cable lines
  • Interface with project teams to identify and resolve gaps in operations readiness for the new production lines
  • Establish the 5S layout on the production floor
  • Ensure workstations are set up properly on new production lines
  • Provide documentation support to ensure all SOP’s are available for production
  • Support HR and lead trainers in coordination of training plans


Work Hours & Expectations

  • Typical work schedule is 40 hours Monday through Friday, dayshift
  • Work may require limited overtime and support on each shift
  • Work schedules will be jointly agreed upon by the employee and Ops Readiness Lead
  • Information sharing with HCP, NCP, and WCP is expected (occasional travel)


Education & Experience

  •  High school diploma or equivalent (GED) is required
  • 1+ years in cable manufacturing
  • Must not be in progressive discipline process


Required Skills

  •  Strong commitment to enhancing safety culture
  • Able to work within a team environment and collaborate across organizational boundaries to organize activities
  • Results oriented, understand urgency of deadlines, and follow tasks to completion
  • Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, & interpersonal skills
  • Effective in managing multiple priorities / tasks and managing time effectively
  • Strong work ethic, sense of urgency, and good planning / organization skills
  • Proficiency with standard computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook); Experience in other areas a plus (PowerPoint, MS Access)


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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