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Innovation Project Manager

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Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44826


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.

Position Description:


The Strategy Project Manager is responsible for collecting and analyzing market data, tracking industry dynamics and trends, defining strategic issues and making strategic recommendations to Corning’s Innovation Office program leadership, such as energy storage and gorilla glass applications.



• Identify reliable sources of data. Search industry reports, company’s financial reports and announcements. Analyze and synthesize data

• Track the performance of value chain players in key industries of interest

• Define strategic issues and its implications to Corning’s Innovation Office programs

• Work closely with commercial organization to quantify value proposition and develop business case scenarios

• Develop long-term strategic options and make recommendations in support of the success of the Innovation Office programs

• Utilize advanced analytic tools, process rigor and appropriate cross functional participation to confirm quality, depth and consistency of strategic decisions

• Work closely with commercial, technology and commercial technology cross functional teams


Qualifications Education

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, economy or business with excellent performance

• MBA from top MBA school majoring in strategy, marketing or operations


Experience and Skills

• 3+ years experience in strategy, marketing, operations or business development

• Industry experience in Business to Business technology markets

• Knowledge and experience in automotive, renewable energy or glass industry is not a requirement but a strong plus

• Demonstrated ability to develop clear business communications in growing global business

• Strong analytical skills and affinity for process rigor

• Strong presentation and communication skills (written and oral)

• Strong organization skills and ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.

• Ability to multi-task, take initiative and handle urgent requests on short notice.

• Strong computer skills in Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and SharePoint


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, or 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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