Assistant Product Line Manager, Gorilla Glass

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Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63459


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 businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

  • Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
  • Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
  • Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of light
  • Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
  • Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Purpose of this position: As an Assistant Product Line Manager (APLM), you will be responsible for leading specific glass products within the Gorilla Glass product portfolio to maximize profitability through the product life cycle. This includes engaging in decisions on defining what products to develop and offer, building value proposition and selling tools, assisting with forecasting, and serving as a key collaborate with the Gorilla Glass commercial, finance, manufacturing, quality and engineering organizations for day-to-day operations.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Articulate value propositions, product attributes, basis of competition and product trajectory; become an authority on downstream use of our products
  • Interpret customer needs and provide key input/decision for capacity planning through forecasting and demand management process
  • Work with sales organization to segment customer base and prioritize customer interactions at the product level
  • Help the GG team with product pricing strategies
  • Provide and maintain necessary sales tools such as positioning statement, value proposition presentation, and other sales tools to customer-facing organizations to ensure effective deployment of product line strategies
  • Work with the end market, forecast, engineering, and development teams to understand market trends, technologies and advanced products
  • Support the development of Gorilla Glass annual product line plans, Green Book (5-year plan) and Black Book (Budget)
  • Work with legal and sales teams to define contractual terms and participate in the approvals of the supply agreement process
  • Work with marketing communications to support development of external communications, including product collateral, tradeshow and conference materials, press releases, public relations, web communications and social media as appropriate
  • Collect the voice of customer regarding new products and services and product changes/upgrades
  • Provide internal training on new product offerings, product changes and product end-of-life planning
  • Interface and work in teams with people across functional and geographic boundaries


Required Skills:

  • Approach problem-solving in an organized, process-oriented manner with systematic thinking and logic
  • Lead business relationships using combination of data driven analysis, critical thinking, networking and strong presentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently, deftly and effectively in a dynamic working environment supporting the Mobile Consumer Electronics industry
  • Strong analytical abilities with able to turn quantitative analysis into significant business insights
  • Demonstrated ability to interface and work in teams with people across functional and geographic boundaries


Education / Experience:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree in business or technical field
  • Desired: MBA or equivalent
  • 3+ years of business or management experience


Travel Requirements: Up to 10% of time both within US and internationally


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

The range for this position is  $97,472.00   -  $134,024.00 assuming full time status. 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 are dependent on hours worked and may 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.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

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