Health & Wellness Manager

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Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning


Requisition Number: 61269


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 


Scope of the Position:

Provide program leadership over the health and wellbeing vendors and services for active employees, retirees and dependents.  Partner with global Total Rewards team to insure deliver best in class services. 



  • Manage Corning’s Health and Welfare benefit plans
  • Consult/analyze and deliver on more complex assignments/projects to ensure that benefits plans, and practices are compliant with current legislation.
  • Supports management’s decision-making process by analyzing benefit options and predicting future costs.
  • Identifies benefit options by studying programs and obtaining advice from consultants.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing laws and regulations and updates to legal requirements.
  • Manages benefits staff by coaching, counseling, and mentoring employees.
  • Resolves employee questions and problems by interpreting benefit policies and procedures.
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing results as directed.


Education and Qualifications

  • BA or BS Degree in Human Resources, Benefits Administration, or related fields
  • 10 years of benefits work experience
  • Confident, comfortable communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail, demonstrates the ability to use sound judgment and discretion regarding confidential information
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Strong project management skills including critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive


Desired skills

  • Proven relationship management skills - must gain cooperation and acceptance/approval in resolving problems, and/or negotiating with other stakeholders to arrive at an agreement
  • Strong writing and presentation skills for a variety of audiences
  • Ability to synthesize a variety of data to produce a cohesive and well-documented product
  • Proven knowledge of project management principles and approach
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret quantitative and qualitative analyses and to communicate these to a variety of audiences




This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  

The range for this position is $124,078 - $170,607.80.  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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning