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HR Manager, MTE

Date: Jan 6, 2019

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

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 Human Resource (HR) Function provides an integrated talent management system that delivers a workforce that is Corning's competitive differentiator in the global marketplace.

HR provides service offerings that align solutions to business challenges by ensuring the programs are Effective, Efficient, Global, Scaleable, and Repeatable.  Corning’s Values are operationalized by the HR Function through the facilitation of Talent Management offerings, as well as programs and processes that aid in making Corning’s Values visible.


  • Partner on developing and implementing HR strategy for Manufacturing Technology and Engineering division.
  • Direct accountability for directorates of significant size in MTE supporting key MTE leaders and their teams
  • Critical project work in support of the companywide engineering strategy, most notably Engineering Talent Development planning and implementation
  • Direct accountability for Corning Manufacturing Support (CMS), the organization responsible for providing critical precious metals and mason services to the company
  • Lead key HR initiatives for MTE division or directorates – compensation, performance management, talent management/people reviews, human capital planning, immigration/expatriation, restructuring, recognition, diversity, leadership/supervisory development, career development and training - HR lead on intern initiatives to benefit MTE/S&T and the company.
  • Includes providing oversight to key efforts (e.g. SWE, NSBE, core engineering campuses)
  • Member of Technology Community HR function, assuming responsibility for leading initiatives across the TC

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, MILR is beneficial
  • Successful track record of performance in a Plant HR Supervisor or Manager role
  • First line supervision/experience
  • At least 10 years of HR experience (generalist/specialist) or equivalent

Required Skills:

  • HR technical expertise
  • Plant experience
  • Proactive, results oriented
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Organizational acumen
  • Create vision and strategy
  • Leadership and coaching experience
  • Strong computer skills and analytical skill set
  • Project management, Process orientation
  • HR service orientation, responsiveness
  • Balance multiple priorities

Desired Skills:

  • Work experience (assignment/project participation) in aligning client group leadership around organization direction, design, and governance/decision rights
  • PE Greenbelt certification
  • Successful track record in the deployment of HR business processes or programs
  • Work experience in designing and implementing effective organization structures and work processes that improve client group ability to achieve desired results— new business/product start up or expansion and mature business optimization
  • Proficient in verbal and written English language skills
  • Proactive, results oriented
  • Ability to create vision and strategy
  • Strong computer and analytical skill
  • Ability balance multiple priorities

Soft Skills:

  • Relationship acumen, collaborative partner
  • Communications skills

Travel Requirements: 5-10%, Domestic


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, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Corning