G8.X Procurement Manager

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Date: Sep 4, 2023

Location: Chongqing, CQ, CN, 400700

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61396


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 Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead procurement team to ensure supply of maintenance/ADM services and non-inventory products for multiple sites, coordinate with global & division team to provide timely service to end users.
  • Supervise whole process on procurement and guide buyers to strictly follow company policies to handle purchase request, select supplier, negotiate price and maintain all relative documentation & data.
  • Participate in supply strategies development and track execution in daily operation.
  • Identify and take preventive actions to reduce supply risks.
  • Define key suppliers, monitor and continuously improve supplier performance through regular performance evaluation, business review meeting and on-site audit.
  • Lead communication of site leaderships & key end users, listen to their voices and improve service level.
  • Closely work with end users to seek cost reduction opportunities, conduct buyers to implement bundle buy, second source, localization projects to achieve annual saving targets.
  • Drive continuous improvement and efficiency enhancement through process optimization.
  • Host regular trainings and support end users to follow procurement policies.
  • Other tasks assigned by supervisor.


Education & Experience  

  • Bachelor Degree or above, major in engineering, business administration or other related
  • 5+ years experience in purchasing area and 2+ years of management position.


Required Skills                                                

  • Purchasing experiences in a multinational company
  • Strong negotiation skills, presentation skills, interpersonal skills and leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to execute and deliver on commitments with strong business acumen.
  • Goal-oriented, assertive, logical thinking, detail driven with can-do spirit.
  • Fluent English in oral and written


Desired Skills  

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) experiences (SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft……)
  • Problem Solving and Analytical skills.
  • Material supply management experience is preferred


Soft Skills                                                

  • Customer Focus
  • Good communication Skills
  • Result-oriented
  • Flexible, patient, multi-tasked and positive working attitude