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Supply Chain Visibility Leader (m/f)

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Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: Budapest, Hungary, HU

Company: Corning

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.

Scope of Position:

  • This role will provide oversight and leadership for the planning and deployment of supply chain visibility capabilities for existing and new/emerging businesses, working with IT and Supply Chain subject matter experts
  • Responsible for the supply chain visibility capability program change management leadership
  • Key liaison between Corning and 3rd party partners for change management planning and execution of visibility platform
  • Key liaison between the supply chain visibility capability program and Corning business units for change management activities
  • Manage transition from program/project to sustainable operational service model
  • Support the development of a supply chain visibility COE


  • Engage with Global Supply Management (GSM) resources (Category Managers, Business Supply Managers, Global Logistics Organization, etc.) to manage change management activities
  • Identify use cases and associated business process changes including mapping current state and future state business processes
  • Develop plan/schedule user training for visibility platform work spaces (apps) aligned with technical deployment schedule including support training in instructor role as needed
  • System “power user” to support users’ questions regarding visibility platform functionality
  • Support ongoing communications (newsletters, presentations, etc.) to system users for visibility platform success stories, new system functionality, etc. to build user adoption and skills
  • Manage/oversee visibility platform system access process
  • Escalates decision and unresolved issues to appropriate parties
  • Develop/lead internal Corning visibility platform users group and manage any external user groups or benchmarking activities
  • Work with Program Manager in:  Developing deployment plans for business units , Tracking Change Management work tasks, Providing information for updates and communications, Providing cost estimates for program/deployment budget & forecasts 
  • Champions use of Performance Excellence tools
  • Lead development/implementation of plan to transition from program/project to sustainable operational service model
  • Travel Requirements: Domestic and International travel as required


  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Trainer/Instructor experience 
  • Innovation experience
  • Experience across multiple businesses, division and / or technologies
  • Green Belt / Black Belt
  • Experience with global business knowledge
  • Previous project management experience
  • Experience with deployment of supply chain visibility technologies 
  • Strong influence skills
  • Technical aptitude
  • Change Management training / experience
  • Interest in Digital technologies and enablers
  • Experience deploying projects to support supply chain operations
  • Experience working in a matrix environment or on a cross-functional team
  • Experience with global manufacturing and business through work and / or project assignments