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Manager, Operational Risk Management; Charlotte, NC or Corning, NY

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Date: Mar 7, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60096


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 


Position Description:

This role is part of a strategic finance group, Enterprise Risk & Intelligence, which delivers analysis and insight on enterprise risk management (ERM) techniques, enterprise value drivers and corporate financial strategy approaches. ERM informs the operations of the Risk Council, which provides assurance to management and the Board that an effective risk management program is operational, and that management continuously considers the risks facing the company in its evaluation of the company’s ability to achieve its long-range strategy and business objectives. The Manager, Operational Risk Management will engage across the business in the identification and management of the company’s significant risks and build risk awareness across the enterprise.



  • Work with businesses and corporate teams, including government affairs, IT, GSM, and the Business Continuity Office, to identify and monitor strategic, operational, legal, financial, and reputational risks across the enterprise
  • Conduct risk assessments on projects/programs, initiatives, and strategies related to corporate and functional goals and objectives, collecting, and analyzing data and educating stakeholders.
  • Identify opportunities to develop a portfolio view of risk considerations across the enterprise, including the identification of dependencies that may exist between MAPs or risks
  • Pursue continuous improvement to improve the efficiency and usefulness of ERM; to include new technology, performance, changes to organization or risk appetite, benchmarking, etc.
  • Develop reporting and monitoring for enterprise risks, including opportunities for the application of advanced analytics.
  • Escalate timely and actionable information to key stakeholders, including the China Risk Sub-Council
  • Support the Director, Enterprise Risk on all aspects of the ERM program and other strategic finance initiatives, as required.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a quantitative discipline (ex: Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science)
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 10+ years’ experience in finance, strategy, business continuity or other related field
  • Experience in strategy development
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with the desire to engage across global teams
  • Project management experience including proven problem-solving skills with ability to influence decision making
  • Experience in cross-functional collaboration to achieve business objectives
  • Strong analytical skills; able to distill data to key insights


Required Skills:

  • Must be a self-starting leader who can balance independent action in close partnership with multiple stakeholders
  • Must be inquisitive and open to challenging traditional processes and thinking
  • Able to present analysis to senior level stakeholders
  • Strong leadership and business partnership skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and an ability to quickly master new software systems
  • Ability to both work independently and as part of cross functional teams
  • Team player with strong organizational skills


Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with risk management concepts, including the COSO Enterprise Risk Management Framework, NIST Risk Management Framework or ISO 3100
  • Lean/Six Sigma background or experience working with PEx tools
  • Experience with FactSet and/or S&P Capital IQ
  • Experience with business intelligence tools such as PowerBI, Tableau or other dashboard software a plus


Soft Skills:

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments
  • Addresses every task as a process that can be documented and potentially automated or handed off to others
  • Can quickly assess a problem, explain it and map out potential solutions; driven to “get to the bottom” of every issue


Travel: For a candidate hired in Charlotte, travel to Corning, NY may be required every 6-to-8 weeks via our Corning Shuttle Service.  


This role does not support immigration sponsorship.


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, 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. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Corning