Planning Supervisor

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Date: Nov 10, 2023

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61996


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 life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 

Position Description

The Planning Supervisor is responsible for the overall planning, implementation, and optimization of all activities and support required for the delivery of products and services to our Business Partners, from materials/service acquisition through distribution and delivery.


Required Education & Experiences

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Technical, Business or Supply Chain)
  • Minimum 4 years in supply chain, logistics, manufacturing or product line management/forecasting role(s) or other related field.
  • Experience with scheduling, planning and with Supply Chain Systems Software.
  • *US Citizenship


    *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. 


Preferred Education & Experience

  • Master’s in Business or Supply Chain Management.
  • Industry Certification - Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Production & Inventory Manager (CPIM), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).
  • LEAN or Six Sigma Certification or equivalent experience
  • Organized, process oriented, can utilize both systemic and creative approaches to problem solving. Able to effectively work with ambiguous information and manage change.
  • Prior experience with SAP and SAP implementation.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Develops manufacturing supply plans, capacity plans and inventory plans to support plant objectives.
  • Serves as a SME of planning processes, inventory control, and systems, tools and applications that support the production planning process.
  • Establishes inventory targets, safety stock levels, and order policies on manufactured products, using industry standard supply chain methods; monitors performance to targets.  
  • Manages timely inputs into monthly S&OP process from various contributors, ie Commercial, Engineering (plant and Division), and Operations
  • Develops and utilizes capacity models to create tactical operating plans that drive manufacturing and supply chain execution
  • Owns and manages supply allocation process
  • Responsible for inventory management of manufactured products, to include identification of slow moving and obsolete product and support to disposition.
  • Prepares capacity analyses in response to what-if demand scenario requests, interacting with operations, engineering, commercial and Division Manufacturing Strategy Manager.
  • Oversees preparation and timely submission of cost proposals prepared by Planning team, and manages Plant data within Salesforce system.
  • Oversees the New Product Introduction process; ensures cost post-mortem analyses are conducted on new products as needed
  • Establishes manufacturing plans for annual budgets as well as providing inputs for expense, inventory and headcount requirements


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is $104,325.00 - $143,447.00.  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 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 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 .


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.


Nearest Major Market: Massena

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