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Shipping Clerk (Newton Cable Plant)

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Date: Oct 15, 2021

Location: Newton, NC, US, 28658

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48572


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Shipping Clerk (Newton, NC) This position includes significant duties such as:

• Coordinates, prepares, and ships finished goods for both continental and trans-continental destinations.

• Determines optimal freight bookings by best way – LTL, FTL, load consolidation, etc

• Runs shipping paperwork/labels in SAP system

• Facilitates logging out of finished goods cables (DTUC) with warehouse associate teammates

• Tags reels and stages loads for shipment

• Maintains recycled material for outgoing shipment to off-site location.

• Processes UPS, DHL, FedEx, and next day air shipments to ensure prompt delivery of priority material.

• Observes all safety, environmental and quality system standards.

Education: High school diploma or GED required.

Experience: 3-12 months manufacturing experience required, preferably in shipping and receiving functions. Computer and typing skills required. SAP experience required.

Schedule: Monday - Friday


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.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory