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Date: Mar 16, 2019

Location: Christiansburg, VA, US, 24073

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36100

 

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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Are you interested in “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We tackle our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Creative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons extraordinary professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the continent's fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.

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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Scope of Position:

To provide coordination and supervision for all manufacturing areas and support functions for operations.  This includes directing and implementing activities to meet production goals and metrics

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of employees and process/equipment
  • Daily leadership to meet manufacturing schedules and deadlines
  • Prioritize workload to meet demand and maximize manufacturing efficiency
  • Assign specific tasks, provide direction and check work
  • Interact cooperatively with engineering, quality, planning, etc. to meet goals
  • Manage employee timecards and payroll interface logistics
  • Review quality concerns and facilitate corrective actions
  • Monitor all non-conformances for corrective action and flag trends
  • Recommend and support process/equipment improvements
  • Maintain manufacturing metrics tracking and reporting
  • Lead or facilitate manufacturing related team meetings
  • Continuous improvement of efficiencies and workflow to improve overall performance
  • Support equipment maintenance, tooling and fixturing optimization

Travel Requirements: You can expect less than 10% travel.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: You are expected to work 40 – 50 hours per week rotating monthly between day shift and night shift.

Required Education and Experience:

  • You should have a Bachelor’s degree required (technical discipline is preferred) along with:

·Excellent people skills and organizational skills

·Ability to grasp technical details and understand processes

·Follow-up and documentation skills required

·Willingness to learn new things quickly and apply them.  Also, willingness to ask for help so that issues are minimized.

Desired Skills:

·Manufacturing background

·Technical background

·Process orientated - find ways to improve existing processes

·Supervisory Experience

Soft Skills:

Your verbal and written communication skills as well as attention to detail and ability to handle ambiguity will be significant skills for success. We value a positive teammate who is customer-focused, open and approachable to effectively collaborate in teams in a multi-cultural environment and across all levels of our organization.

  • Are you able to lead and influence others (suppliers, commercial partners etc)?
  • Are you a self-starter with the technical curiosity to learn new things and bring forth new ideas?
  • Does your flexibility and dedication to succeed support a positive can do attitude?

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

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: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia