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Supply Chain Supervisor

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Date: Jul 20, 2022

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28026

Company: Corning


Requisition Number: 55614


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.


Purpose of the Position:


 Provides the Concord Plant with sales and manufacturing operating plans. Develops Plant schedules and finished goods inventory strategy. Key participant in the colored fiber demand management process. Serves as a subject matter expert for planning, operations scheduling, finished goods inventory management, and customer order fulfillment.


 Day to Day Responsibilities:


 • Develops and utilizes capacity models.

 • Weekly Concord schedule for draw.

 • Daily review of supply and demand using material requirement planning spreadsheet.

 • Develops plant schedules and/or tactical operating plans.

 • Participates in demand/allocation management process.

 • Generates weekly supply plans for manufacturing and Supply Chain.

 • Monitors and reports out finished goods inventory levels.

 • Interacts with engineering, development and commercial in development of weekly plant schedules.

 • Provides detailed analysis as requested for various areas of the supply chain.

 • Provides expertise in manufacturing capabilities and inventory tracking systems.

 • Maintains appropriate safety stock levels, derived using proper supply chain analytics, and monitors performance to these targets.

 • Measures and reports key service measures to the division.

 • Supervises CO Plant Schedulers Projects involved with: • Finished Goods Inventory management

 • Integrated Fiber Supply management


 Education & Experience:


 • Bachelor’s Degree (Technical, Business or Supply Chain)

 • Certification from APICS (CPIM or CSCP designation)

 • Minimum 10 years in Planning


 Required Skills:


 • Experience in analytical role.

 • PeopleSoft

 • MES experience (FactoryWorks or Camstar)

 • PI data experience

 • Understanding of product specifications and wareflow


 Desired Skills:


 • Capacity Planning

 • Business Acumen

 • Financial Analysis

 • Excel proficiency

 • Knowledge of ad hoc queries using Camstar, PeopleSoft and IWS

 • Decisive

 • Strong Communication skills Soft Skills

 • Influencing

 • Customer Focus

 • Dealing with Ambiguity

 • Process Management


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, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord