Platform Deployment Lead - Global Transformation, SAP CO & FI (Remote Work Opportunity)

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Date: May 13, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60443


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 Position:


Working under the umbrella of the Corning Global Operations Transformation team, support the multiyear multiple entity SAP ERP transformation strategy planning, program management office execution, and cross functional program alignment for the ‘Record to Report’ Value stream.


Partnership with IT solution architect, factory team, GOT change management lead, business power users and value stream lead, as well as related functional leads to facilitate SAP ERP transformation deployment projects from initiation through delivery with assigned work stream and functional lead responsibility. Focus on delivery of standard platform capability to business users, ensuring adoption from business of future platform and enable additional required capability through working closely with the Global template team.


Ensure quality platform solution deployment through design, testing, validation and migration protocols and knowledge transfer to operational receiver.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Step into ERP deployment project and work with IT and business counterparts as liaison to trace and track project work items progress.
  • Lead/Participate business early engagement and business readiness phase with business and IT to bringing global template knowledge, gather business requirements, business cases, and identify potential gaps early and address through Enterprise Standards Board review and build into system for project delivery.
  • Lead workstream/cross stream communication to ensure risk management assessment is conducted regularly and mitigation plans are identified to get program management office attention and support.
  • Lead/participate Process, Security, Data, Reporting and potential WRICEF requirements management sessions. Manage assigned testing, training, data migration and cut-over in partnership with appropriate stakeholders to address concerns and mitigate risk impacts.
  • Act as system tester / validator where necessary


Travel Requirements:

  •  25% or less internationally / domestically.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • Monday – Friday, standard business hours.


Required Education:

  • Master’s degree in business management, industrial engineering, computer science with proper program management training / certifications


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years of SAP functional or business consultant hands on experience in primarily SAP CO but also SAP FI working in large-scale projects in a dynamic environment while leading and delivering global solutions.
  • Desire 12 years of SAP functional or business consultant experience in primarily SAP CO but also SAP FI working in large-scale projects in a dynamic environment while leading and delivering global solutions.
  • Desire an additional 5 years in business, supply chain, functional experience and/or business transformation experience and/or SAP business/functional consultant experience.


Required Skills:

  • Hands on SAP configuration skills.
  • Soft skills in project management such as streamlined and effective business communication, schedule and scope management, and risk management.
  • Cross functional communication experience
  • Planview / Microsoft Projects or similar project management tools experience


Desired Experience / Qualifications / Skills:

  • SAP certification
  • Project Management certification
  • Business analysis or supply chain management related certification


Soft Skills:

  • Culture change agent


This position 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.


The range for this position is $109,662 to $165,000Starting 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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning