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PLM Analyst, Plug & Play

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Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36131


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Major Roles and Responsibilities



  • Collect, analyze, evaluate and communicate forecast for Plug & Play product line opportunities, this includes maintaining the weekly forecast file, and scheduling and conducting the cable/component review with planning and supply chain to load opportunities.
  • Analyze and consolidate forecast data for monthly SnOP forecast process utilizing Cloud 9 within
  • Compile and analyze reports from SAP Business Warehouse, Point of Sale, and to include financial and volume trends. These reports include the Backlog Report, the Order Entry Report, the Reason for Rejection Report, and the Invoiced Report.
  • Establish process for reporting forecast/pipeline changes and opportunity analysis trends.


Support Yearly planning and strategic projects

  • Support Americas Blue Line / 5% analysis with product line reporting & analysis.
  • Host quarterly team reviews for Variable Configurator priorities.


Product Line Support

  • Schedule and conduct weekly Operations/Capacity & Priorities meeting with PLM, Operations & Supply Chain.
  • Engagement with Sales and Planning for driving commercial/operations priorities.
  • Support Supply Chain in monthly cable review analysis.
  • Support Supply Chain, Data Management Organization (DMO) regarding ordering processes and part number management.
  • Support key product line strategic initiatives.
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting as necessary.



  • Collaborative interpersonal skills are required to resolve conflict and drive consensus.
  • Results-oriented focus; able to drive deployment.
  • Clear, accurate, concise communicator.
  • Acts quickly and decisively in order to establish and maintain momentum.
  • Able to deal with ambiguity and make decisions by balancing risk and reward.
  • Able to manage project deliverables within the constraints of an overall project plan.
  • Able to lead and influence cross-functional team members.
  • Creative problem-solving ability.





  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Proficiency in collecting and analyzing data
  • Customer Focused
  • Communication skills
  • Results Oriented
  • Must be able to work effectively in an unstructured and dynamic environment
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills/experience
  • Team player



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business
  • Previous work experience in PLM or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • Ability to work independently as well as closely with others
  • Ability to creatively track down information that may not be readily available.
  • SAP experience
  • Business Warehouse experience
  • experience


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte