Regional Transportation Sourcing Analyst

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Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60786


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. 

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.

Corning is looking for a talented individual to join their global supply chain team as a Regional Transportation Sourcing Analyst. This is an individual contributor role within the Global Logistics Organization (GLO) located in Corning, NY or Charlotte, NC


Job Scope and Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Support the analysis and execution of sourcing strategies for North America Trucking
  • Meet business needs in cost, quality and service
  • Ensure rate card compliance
  • Benchmark Corning rates performance with market intelligence
  • Perform analysis of spot bid performance of suppliers and activities
  • Track actual savings of bid results 


Supplier performance management:

  • Support business operational requests in sourcing
  • Manage escalations of supplier performance issues
  • Develop and measure supplier performance (KPIs)
  • Lead the analytics of business reviews with key suppliers


Contract Management:

  • Oversee and complete timely renewals of contracts and NDAs



Corporate key initiatives:

  • Develop supplier improvement program for underperforming carriers
  • Drive sustainability program to achieve carbon footprint reduction
  • Support requirements of key logistics initiatives including Freight Bill Audit and Payment, Visibility carrier report
  • Enforce billing and payment process improvements with suppliers
  • Contribute as a key member in Global Logistics strategic initiatives
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and government regulations 
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required within the organization


Travel Requirements:

5% - 10% Traveling


Required Education:

Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Industrial Engineering. MBA, Master's in Supply Chain preferred


Required skills:

  • Proven record of minimum 3 years experience in logistics sourcing, operations, supplier management, project management
  • Preferred experience in data mining, analysis, reporting
  • Innovative and analytical with good data processing skills
  • Proficient with Excel, Powerpoint, Power BI (Six Sigma, lean desired)
  • Collaborative skills with global stakeholders and across functions
  • Willing to work under pressure. Accept challenge and meet project deadlines
  • Serve as a change agent to develop, communicate, and execute new ideas and methods
  • Result-oriented with good interpersonal, analytical and presentation skills.




This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  


The range for this position is $75,631.00 - $103,993.00.  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 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: Charlotte