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Business Logistics Manager, OFC

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Date: Jul 14, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55811


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.

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.

Overview/Scope of Position:

Key Interface with Corning Businesses-Business Logistics Manager leverages GLO core services and works with customers to tailor a logistics strategy, including tools and processes, that addresses each customer’s specific needs Purpose and Major Responsibilities of Position:

• Collaborate with Business to design and build forward looking SC and logistics networks, as required, that meet service, optimal cost and risk aspirations.

• Develop, manage and execute strategy for logistics and inventory management in alignment with Business Unit commercial plans and strategies.

• Ensure alignment with Global Logistics Organization on global strategies and core services (Strategic Sourcing, Trade Compliance, Network Solutions, Warehouse Solutions and Project Logistics Group) to meet business requirements.

• Partner with business leaders to identify and communicates appropriate performance metrics to internal and external stakeholders.

• Ensure compliance with international trade regulations and specific local regulations through Trade Compliance Core Service

• Drive standardization and cost reduction through centralization of business embedded logistics and trade compliance functions into regional operating centers.

• Link logistics strategy to department MBOs and development plans of direct and indirect reports.

Major Ongoing Tasks:

• Develop, deploy and measure in conjunction with the BU a cost reduction portfolio

• Build and leverage global best practices to enable standardization where required

• Leads strategic and tactical resources to ensure a cost-effective team to support all BU logistic programs

 • Drive and facilitate linkage of the Business unit needs to Global Logistics Organization Core Service offerings Personnel Interaction:

• Planning analysts, modelers, developers, and schedulers within the BU planning/production organization.

• Linkage to other SC COE Functional leaders

• Linkage to all BU global manufacturing operations staff.

 • Linkage to project mangers implementing strategy gap, executing footprint projects, etc.

 Minimum Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

• 3-5 years of experience in Supply Chain operations with demonstrated track record of results

• Bachelors of Science Degree; Supply Chain degree preferable; MBA is a plus

• Mastery of supply chain strategy best practices and philosophy in optimizing operations

• Ability to align and build teams to deliver results

• Ability to establish direction, work across multiple work streams, create strategy, execute

• Strong communications, leadership and interpersonal skills

• Superior project management, analysis and organizational skills 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: Corning