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Product Line Manager, Gorilla Glass Solutions

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Date: Mar 29, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45739


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 Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals to meet demand for unique customer needs. Consequently, this segment operates in a wide variety of commercial and industrial markets that include display optics and components, semiconductor optics components, aerospace and defense, astronomy, ophthalmic products, telecommunications components and cover glass that is optimized for portable display devices.


Role Purpose:

Will support the development and execution of Gorilla Glass Solutions IT parts product line strategies to achieve the P&L objective and work with regional account teams as key contact point to win and grow gorilla glass solutions business.


  • Define and execute the GG Parts product line strategies. Define the value prop. Develop and execute product line plan.
  • Define and communicate product sales prioritization and sales direction. Provide sales strategy and value prop training.
  • Develop 5-year P&L strategy that aligns with division level growth objectives
  • Work with regional sales manager to develop sales plan and identify key parts opportunities. Support and follow up with account team/customers to win.
  • Interact with Sales, AE, Forecasting, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Quality, and R&D to assure that customers’ needs are understood and met.
  • Work with manufacturing to address customer’s issues in price, spec, and delivery.
  • Work with planning team to provide the feedback and do risk adjustment.
  • Work with supply chain to improve profitability and drive cost reduction.
  • Understand drivers of P&L and identify plans to achieve the goals.
  • Build and lead the APLM team for business continuity, team efficiency, and healthy culture.
  • Work with AEs, AMs and competitive/market intelligence teams to understand industry trends and translate them into new product development, new program and project opportunities, and Product line Plans.
  • Work with PE on new product road map.

Required Skills:

  • We require a Bachelor Degree, (Business preferred) or an MBA (preferred)
  • We are seeking 3+ years’ work experience in a P&L management or strategy function
  • Highly logical and strategic in thinking
  • Strong analytical skill
  • Data driven decision making
  • Related industry experience
  • Experience in process development
  • Ability to multitask and work with a diverse group
  • Ability to handle multiple and changing priorities
  • Excellent organizational and communicational skills

Desired skills/experience:

  • Previous product management or general management experience
  • Previous experience working in a multi-national organization
  • Creative problem solver with experience identifying unmet customer needs and developing viable product solutions


  • Approximately 25% travel (domestic and international).


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


Corning offers a competitive salary, vacation, pension, and family medical leave.


Are you ready to start an exciting career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!


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