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Data Manager

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Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 57726


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 Supply Management (GSM) Function is recognized as a critical function for business success.  It delivers the training, tools and opportunities needed to create innovative solutions for the function & the corporation.  GSM has leading edge, effective processes to anticipate and exceed customer requirements.

Job Title:

Data Manager


Purpose of Position

• Define, lead projects and drive improvements to make visible the right actionable data and information that improves Corning business supply chain performance including cash, COM and efficiency.


Day to Day Responsibilities: (role within group / projects within group)

• Create and maintain the strategy and vision for data that will align with and support the supply chain organization’s goals

• Defines, steers and leads innovative digital or data initiatives (digitalization) that support desired business outcomes.

• Develops, influences & leads innovative strategic initiatives to improve supply chain performance from better data visibility, structure and connectivity.

• Leads and facilitates cross functional teams and/or projects to accomplish objectives. Works with internal and external stakeholders to define use cases, critical data needed to enable business value and optimal data flow solutions to enable.

• Supports the process for data conversion to S4 by educating and guiding the deploying businesses • Ensure solutions support compliance to Corporate policies and procedures.

• Identifies and manages strategic service providers & industry experts

• Facilitates effective functional and enterprise data governance including documentation of data management processes and developing methodologies and standards for data collection and ensures they are met.

• Supervises a global team of direct and matrix reports to deliver data management operational support excellence across GSM

• Conducts qualitative and quantitative analyses using appropriate tools and techniques to understand data requirements, the information flow from source to user, and the value it can deliver to businesses.

• Troubleshoots for solutions in all data-related problem areas.

• Reports project progress and improvement metrics Scope of Position

• Global Supply Management and Supply Chain functions

• Strategic definition, implementation and continuous improvement

• Master data management

• Data cleansing and migration

• Critical data structure and flow from ERP to & between supply chain applications

• Digital innovation

• Internal and external collaboration

• Financial assessment and spending to budget

• Project management

• Supervision and mentoring


Required Education/Experience:

• Technical degree in Information Technology, Engineering or Analytics Master’s degree in technology or business

• Experience across multiple supply chain functions in business focused roles Leadership experience in roles that define and drive vision/strategy to improve business performance from better and more visible data

• Experience in roles that include product and/or process development

• Demonstrated collaboration skills with internal business group leaders, different cultures, different technologies (especially IT) and industry thought leaders or supply chain partners.

• A communicator, able to convert analytical findings into simple actionable messages

• Experience with different analytical or database platforms (i.e. PowerBI, Microsoft Access, Oracle, SQL, Business Objects, Tableau)

• Strong analytical, and evaluation skills

• Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Excel, PowerPoint)


Desired Skills {These are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess}

• Experience with SAP and deployment of master data management processes

• Experience with operating and managing cloud based (Amazon Web Services, Azure, others) solutions with consumable data connections (i.e. Application Program Interfaces)

• Experience with middleware purchasing/supply management solutions like Ariba, Tradeshift, Perfect Commerce, Emptoris, Vinimaya for procuring, sourcing, or eAuctions. fore-solutions in Procurement(Sourcing) and the use of e-auctions

• Experience with industry standards for transferring data between companies (i.e. ISO 8000/22745) • Experience with best practices for continuous improvement and innovative thinking (i.e. Six Sigma, LEAN, Design Thinking, Scrum, Sprint Design) Soft Skills {Communication/Team/Leadership}

• Strong Leadership – outcome focused and sustainable processes

• Strategic thinker

• Ethical and acts with Integrity

• Self-Motivated and Driven

• Team Player – cross culture agility

• Quick Learner, not afraid to engage new things and learn

• Process Oriented and Disciplined

• Good Listener

• Fluent in English

• Comfortable and connects with all levels of the company

• Ability to Establish Positive Relationships with suppliers and internal customers



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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