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EMEA Supply Chain Coordinator (m/f)

Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Budapest, Hungary, HU

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36606


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.

The Global Supply Management (GSM) Function is recognized as a critical function for business success.  It delivers the training, tools and opportunities needed to create innovative solutions for the function & the corporation.  GSM has leading edge, effective processes to anticipate and exceed customer requirements.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the ROC Operations Manager, this role will manage End-to-End Supply Chain Operations and support our Global Trading Operations with supply planning and procurement activities for the Regional Operations Centers (ROCs - America, EMEA, APAC).

Day to Day responsibilities:

  • Buy-Sell supply chain/planning Operations
    • SO (Sales Order) processing for global customers
    • SO update o Item master creation
    • SO-PO (Purchase Order) distribution to internal stakeholders
    • Orderbook management of a global network
    • Shipping document creation and distribution at a global level. Including international and intercontinental shipments
    • Goods receiving and issuing across multiple global locations
    • Communication with the given stakeholders across the globe
    • Coordination and supporting of International Customer creation
    • Coordination and supporting of International Supplier creation
    • Coordination and supporting of Material (item master) creation
    • Monitoring and tracking the Buy-Sell BCs (Business Case), SOs and POs
    • Support of the sourcing of new products for Suppliers (CH) - Indirect Materials
    • Manage and maintain the administration of SCMC Switzerland indirect contracts (CH)
    • Processing Purchase Requisitions, liaising with Buyers for indirect PO conversion (CH)
    • Maintaining open indirect PO list (CH)
    • Matching invoices for payment processing with Shared Services Finance (CH)
    • Providing month-end open PO list to local Finance (CH)
  • Liaising with/Contacting Suppliers/Customers
    • Contact the Forwarding companies to support the documentation compliance for international shipments
    • Contact the global Suppliers to support the documentation compliance
    • Coordinating the shipment and expedite if necessary across a global network
    • Assist to the ROC Ops Coordinator to Manage the End-To-End Buy-Sell Ops
    • Expedite the deliveries from Suppliers across the globe.
    • Expedite the information from Supplier/Customer to support the execution of international orders
    • Communication with the Suppliers and Customers regarding administrative tasks in multiple international locations
  • Systems and Process enhancement
    • Buy-Sell SOP creation and update
    • Improve the Buy-Sell Operations
    • Participating in ROC Ops projects
    • Manage and implement the process improvements
    • Coordinating and supporting the audit (e.g. SOX document review for Buy-Sell)
    • S4Hana Issue resolution (problem-solving)
    • Act as the first escalation point for S4 Hana issues (escalation to IT)
    • Provide user trainings/refreshers
    • Regression testing Quarterly
  • Management and Escalation
    • Act as the first escalation point for material supply issues
    • Manage and track the Buy-Sell Operations for the whole End-To-End process
    • Liaise with the L1-2 Buyers and Logistics team to solve operational issues
    • Be the link between the Trade CoE and ROC Ops
    • Transform the business needs to the ROC Ops to be able to execute
    • Initiate process improvements for the Buy-Sell Ops and Trading
    • Ensure compliance of Global Buying Policy
    • Responsible to reach the target KPIs

Required Skills: 

  • University degree with 3 – 5 years’ experience in Planning or End-to-End Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in Logistics, Supplier Management and Customer Service
  • Fluent in English and Hungarian, spoken and written
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and Access and other Business Intelligence tools
  • Excellent team player with proven ability to work collaboratively across functions to achieve goals
  • Have a “can do” attitude with a Customer-focused mentality
  • Ability to prioritize workload especially around customer service
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Operations or end to end Supply chain experience in SAP or a similar ERP 
  • Attention to detail

Good to have skills:

  • Potential to develop into future tools SME
  • OTC and/or RTP process experience