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Equipment Management Specialist - Corning, NY

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Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46733


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 Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.

Scope of Role:

Multi-disciplined specialist supporting CDT’s Melting Forming Equipment Management team. Understand quoting and ordering process related to procurement of melting and forming equipment. Work with MFEM team, GSM, CDT Design, PLG and PPG groups, and related suppliers to ensure CDT equipment is ordered and handled accurately, timely, and cost-effectively.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Receive equipment bill of material lists and determine order process
  • Send RFQ documentation, when applicable, to appropriate suppliers
  • Work with GSM group to select equipment suppliers
  • Utilize CMR or Requisition Loader interfaces for order placement
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key suppliers to ensure strong communication and obtain shipment schedules that meet CGT rebuild & expansion timelines
  • Understand supply chain relationships for various melt/form equipment and coordinate workflow
  • Communicate supplier shipment dates to the PLG group to ensure shipment logistics efficiency


Education & Experience:

  • We require a AAS/AS degree in business or technical field, OR HS diploma and 5+ years of experience in procurement, logistics or related internal/external customer-facing role
  • 1+ year of experience in procurement, logistics, or related internal/external customer-facing role
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix team environment in support of multiple initiatives that span various Corning internal groups, suppliers, and cultures
  • Strong Excel skills for data entry and analysis
  • Organized, comfortable multitasking, strong attention to detail with a bias for action, with the ability to handle changing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and informal negotiating skills


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Peoplesoft, SAP and CMR EPR systems
  • Interactions with GSM, PPG and PLG teams
  • Experience with CDT Design team
  • General technical aptitude


  • We anticipate less than 10% travel for this role.


Corning offers a competitive salary, vacation, pension, and family medical leave.


Are you ready to start an exciting career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!


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.

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