Enterprise Process Lead: Logistics Execution & Warehouse Management (Remote Work Opportunity)

Date: Nov 9, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61100


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 life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 170 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 is one of Fast Company's 2021 Most Innovative Companies as well as one of Forbes ‘Best Employers by State’ in New York and North Carolina.


Scope of Position:

The Global Operations Transformation (GOT) office is commissioned to drive the company’s multi-year enterprise resource planning (ERP) transformation from 29 disparate and aging ERP systems across Corning to 3 instances of SAP S/4 HANA. The consolidation of Corning’s current ERP application environments onto a common platform will enable the delivery of enhanced functional capabilities, business efficiencies, increased agility, and a lower ERP cost structure for the company.  The GOT team will ensure Corning has a business-led, enterprise-wide approach to the transformation supporting the migration of our businesses before, during, and after their implementations.


As the Logistics Execution and Warehouse Management Enterprise Process Lead, you are a key member of the Enterprise Design and Standards team.  You will ensure process and data standards established in the Corning Global Template are the foundation of each business/site implementation from initial engagement through deployment.  This role requires SAP S/4 HANA product knowledge, including extended warehouse management related business processes, handling unit management, batch management, put-away strategies, and integration to PP/QM/SD where integration to MES is the norm.  This is a Remote Work Opportunity.



Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Understand and shape the end-to-end processes in the logistics and warehouse space, drive alignment, acceptance, and adoption of enterprise-wide business processes
  • Provide thought leadership, consolidating and sharing insights enterprise-wide such that the ERP Transformation is delivered on-time and on-budget with the expected value
  • Act as a spokesperson for the benefits delivered from Global Template, especially in your area of expertise
  • Support divisional COEs and the dedicated deployment teams in the introduction of Corning’s Global Template to local stakeholders, demonstrating systems knowledge and appreciation of the impact at a local level
  • During individual deployment / interdependent projects, represent GOT in process review sessions ensuring enterprise impact is considered.  At the same time ensure that any business needs driving a requirement for customization are strongly challenged and options for process redesign are considered.  Where customizations are needed, ensures the justification is documented and change progressed via governance model
  • Facilitate meetings to ensure logistics and warehouse teams are on track to deliver against milestones and intervene as necessary to address roadblocks.  Where global standards and/or functional ownership exists, ensure timely guidance is gained and included into design.
  • Work with our business and functional process partners to develop roadmaps that best positions our investments in SAP and meet our program objectives
  • Identifies and monitors critical KPIs to drive process area and enterprise-wide improvements
  • Partner with other GOT teams (Enterprise Data, Analytics, Change Management) to develop shared collateral and embed new ways of working e.g., process maps, training materials


Travel Requirements:

  • Up to 25% domestic / international


Hours of work/work schedule/flextime:

  • Monday – Friday, with some afterhours work for collaboration with oversees colleagues


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Computer Science, Information Management, Supply Chain Management, or Engineering or related program
  • Master’s degree preferred


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Minimal of 5+ years progressive experience with WM/EWM modules, including process design and introduction and in-depth knowledge of master data objects required to support the EWM/IM processes
  • Experience in previous EWM and S/4 HANA implementations, global solution development, support, and governance capacity
  • Ability to work across all levels of the organization, in a highly matrixed structure
  • Priority setting in alignment with project priorities and department strategy
  • Ability to break down complex problems into manageable goals and drive to timely decisions to solve
  • Ability to communicate complex business/technical challenges in a simplified manner


Desired Experience / Qualifications / Skills:

  • Relevant operational warehousing in a manufacturing environment experience
  • Generating and maintaining artifacts such as, end-to-end process flows
  • Mapping processes to systems and identifying unnecessary complexities, dependencies, and duplication
  • Change management experience in principles and methodologies and can develop new tools to generate excitement and engagement


Soft Skills:

  • Strong conceptual and process thinking
  • Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity, and change
  • Ability to work flexible hours based on varying business requirements



This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is $128,213.00 - $176,293.00.  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 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 accommodations@corning.com .


Nearest Major Market: Corning