Operations Planning Analyst

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Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63513


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 light
  • Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
  • Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Support 20-week tactical and 18-month capacity plans by developing analysis for special melt requests and collecting assumptions for supply scenarios. Complete per standard schedule
  • Complete ad-hoc customer supply and capacity plans as needed to support customer forecasts, incorporate internal/external projects and/or evaluate impact of development line time requests.
  • Support the introduction of new customer products into established planning tool, including development of planning process flow and any tool enhancements required.
  • Annually develop current year’s supply gap analysis tool
  • Lead Planning interface on customer sample requests. Model, plan and track operational execution of key customer sample and development deliverables
  • Lead Gorilla Glass inventory management, including establishing and maintaining operating inventory targets. Improve on-going inventory visibility and tracking. Publish monthly updates
  • Highlight at-risk inventory, trends and develop improvement portfolio working with Commercial
  • Planning project lead on Business inventory projects and committees
  • Ensure data integrity of inventory dashboard
  • Develop expertise and ability to execute supply and capacity plans in Division’s planning tool, Arkieva, including both tactical melt planning and long-range capacity planning
  • Serve as back-up as required long-range planning team
  • Develop and drive execution of Arkieva enhancement portfolio, including long-range planner (LRP) module
  • Participate in manufacturing assumptions (MA) collection forums from Melting Plants, Engineering & Ceramic team; Understand and develop knowledge of key assumptions documents and tables to assist in tactical and supply planning
  • Support Gorilla and planning process improvement projects as required
  • Complete data analysis projects as required.


Required Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science: Business, Technical or Supply Chain
  • 4+ years Supply Chain, Production Planning, Procurement and/or Logistics experience (preferred)
  • Experience working at MNC or global consumer electronics company is greatly preferred
  • Global work experience or working across regions and cultures is preferred


Desired Skills:

  • Leadership
  • Independent: Ability to work without direct supervision and set own work direction
  • Analytical, strategic, and tactical planning
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Production/Capacity Planning
  • Teamwork and collaboration; cross-function and cross-region
  • Process development and management
  • Detail-oriented and ability to handle ambiguity
  • Ability to communicate effectively; clear, concise communications – written and verbal
  • Cross-cultural awareness and understanding
  • Information Technology savvy (MS Office, Power BI, Tableau, ….)
    • Advanced MS Excel knowledge
    • Ability to learn and run application specific capacity planning model/tool
  • Continuous learning
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to flex schedule for evening cross-region teleconference meetings


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

The range for this position is  $78,558.00   -  $108,017.00 assuming full time status. 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 are dependent on hours worked and may 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.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at accommodations@corning.com.

Nearest Major Market: Corning

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