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Date: May 29, 2021

Location: Bedford, MA, US, 01730-1414

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46636


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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

The purpose of this position is: Receives and stores finished goods from manufacturing and OEM suppliers; packages and ships finished goods to domestic and worldwide customers; may receive, handle, and process returned shipments from customers; and performs inventory control activities including cycle counts and physical counts.

This position includes significant duties such as:

• Picks, packs, and ships domestic & international orders, to include preparation of documents for forwarders/carriers.

• Monitors and “closes” shipments daily using ERP or carrier interface system.

• Receives and processes returned shipments and materials.

• Prints and matches batch specific data sheets.

• Processes international orders by following company/department procedures.

• Performs cycle counts of finished goods; investigates and resolves discrepancies and issues reports as required.

• Monitors and maintains optimal finished goods inventory.

• Processes “Reserve” orders or sales stock moves within inventory stock.

• Monitors and helps to maintain appropriate levels of shipping supplies to include boxes, packing materials, dry ice, etc.

Working Conditions: Good working conditions. Frequently lifts and/or moves objects between 25 and 60 pounds. Occasionally lifts and/or moves over 60 pounds. Some exposure to cold temperatures due to refrigerator and freezer storage areas. Exposure to chemicals and dry ice.

Education: High School Diploma or GED required.

Experience: 3 - 12 months related experience and/or training in shipping and receiving functions required.


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.