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Shift Supervisor

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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46220

 

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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

 

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group): Supervisory responsibility of shift personnel working in Research Melting operations - monitors daily operations of the unit and actively assists or provides direction to subordinates as required.

 

 Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Maintain a safe work environment by monitoring safety training, PPE and safe work practices. • Achieve and maintain superior safety and housekeeping performance.

• Monitor rotation/team performance. Set expectations and objectives for team.

• Provide daily support and technical assistance for immediate process and operational issues.

• Monitor and track training of shift personnel.

• Enforce adherence to policies and procedures.

• Meet the requirements of the experiments in progress to ensure customer satisfaction.

• Be the center of knowledge for all happenings on the shift.

 

Minimum Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Rotating shift schedule (24/7 coverage)

 

Education and Experience:

 • 4 year degree in an Engineering discipline (Mechanical or Electrical preferred)

• Or 5 years of experience – supervisory or relevant technical experience

 

 

Required Skills:

• People management

• Conflict resolution skills

• Excellent leadership skills - continuously mentor, coach or teach

• Demonstrated problem solving ability

• Solid interpersonal/communication skills

• Strong technical fundamentals with process development/engineering skills

• Some mechanical aptitude/equipment understanding

• Ability for situation assessment and strong problem definition

• Critical decision-making skills, manage to SOP, trouble shoot and act under pressure

• Ability to manage multiple tasks at once

• Basic computer skills

 

 

Desired Skills:

• Previous supervisory experience

• Fundamental knowledge of melting and forming

• 5S training

• Basic electrical knowledge

• Knowledge of material science engineering

 

Soft Skills:

• Active Listener

• Strong Interpersonal skills

• Team Player

• Ability to communicate in all directions effectively

• Genuine desire to see others succeed

 

This position does not support visa assistance

 

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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