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HR Project Manager, CPT Durham

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Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27712

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42598


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 global Human Resource (HR) Function provides an integrated talent management system that delivers a workforce that is Corning's competitive differentiator in the global marketplace.

HR provides service offerings that align solutions to business challenges by ensuring the programs are Effective, Efficient, Global, Scaleable, and Repeatable.  Corning’s Values are operationalized by the HR Function through the facilitation of Talent Management offerings, as well as programs and processes that aid in making Corning’s Values visible.

Purpose of the Position:

  • Leads all start-up initiatives for CPT: Hiring, on-boarding, orientation & training, values deployment, policy development, positive employee relations, and delivering global HR processes in support of one Corning and one Life Sciences location.
  • Ensures collaborative practices within the Life Sciences MAP co-location
  • Ensures that the plant has the right number and type of talent required to achieve business results
  • Ensures that the plant establishes a positive work environment and operates as “One Corning” in support of Corning values.
  • Ensures plant compliance with HR-related legal and regulatory guidelines.

Day to Day Responsibilities: The successful candidate will partner with the Durham, CLS HR Team and Plant Leadership to align HR objectives and initiatives to the business strategy including:

  • Effectively manage the recruiting and hiring process for all salaried, hourly and temporary employees.
  • Lead onboarding for both salaried and hourly employees
  • Ensure employees are properly trained and educated to do their jobs effectively
  • Take ownership for specific HR initiatives that support the effective operations of the organization by developing and or delivering HR programs (e.g. attendance tracking, training, employee communications).
  • Identify employee value proposition challenges and works with plant leadership to identify actions for improvement (e.g. positive employee relations initiatives, affinity group facilitation).
  • Partner with the Durham, CLS HR team to manage all workers compensation cases, EAP case management, FMLA and Disability as required for procedural and legislative purposes.
  • Establish and maintain a presence on the plant floor to keep a read on the pulse of the organization.

Required Education and Experience:

  • At least 3+ years of HR experience (generalist/specialist).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Labor Relations or equivalent.
  • Hands-on self-starter, capable of juggling multiple priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills, allowing for communication across entire organization.
  • Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills.
  • Successful track record in the deployment of global HR business processes or programs.

Desired Skills:

  • Master’s degree in related area and/or HR certifications desired.
  • Applied Six Sigma, Lean or Kaizen experience.
  • Experience in implementing effective organizational design
  • Experience in a new plant start up or significant plant expansion project

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh