Manufacturing Supervisor (Process) Section Leader

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Date: Jun 1, 2024

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63258


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.


We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.


Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 


Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of light
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Job Overview

The Manufacturing Supervisor (Process) Section Leader is responsible for planning day-to-day operational priorities, providing technical input, solutions, and options for improving productivity and efficiencies in the assigned areas of the plant located in Canton, NY.  


Required Skills:

  • B.S. in Materials Science, Chemical, Mechanical or related Engineering discipline with 5-7 years of professional experience with 2 years supervisory experience required.
  • Proven experience in an operations management role
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills.
  • Project management understanding and skills
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence and effectively present information to groups
  • Proven interpersonal, leadership and organizational/time management skills
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • US Citizenship required*



  • Plan, direct, and coordinate operations of the Capability line.
  • Develop and implement operational policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and manage operational costs to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Ensure that operations meet the goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Collaborate with other department leaders to ensure smooth workflow and efficient organization operations.
  • Oversee the training, and supervision of operations staff.
  • Analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements as needed.
  • Manage relationships with external partners (CMs) and vendors.
  • Contribute to the development of strategic plans and initiatives.
  • Ensure and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.


 *In order to comply with Corning’s government contract requirements at this location, if you receive an offer of employment for this position, you will need to provide documentation of your U.S. citizen status. 



This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is  $119,373.00   -  $164,138.00 assuming full time status. Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position are dependent on hours worked and may include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: Massena

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