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Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Fairport, NY, US, 14450

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 56044

 

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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Purpose of Position:

  • Position will be responsible for leading technical teams and working with customers to execute programs and meet customer in market needs in a broad case of optical technologies

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Defines and executes an overall program plan, including financial and people resources that allows the program to scale appropriately in each stage to meet program objectives and remain within budget. Drives the program's progress, reconfirming the program's value proposition, and recommending the progression (or elimination) of the program to leadership, as appropriate
  • Monitors for changes in customer requirements/scope or other assumptions and resolves impact on the program's strategy, business case, business model, predicted level of risk, resource requirements, speed, and value proposition. Works with customers during each stage to keep them engaged, to lead the scope of the program, and to interpret their perception of the product being developed.
  • Sets key program messages and handles the information flow related to program direction, issues, needs, and progress with key program constituencies including business leadership, corporate leadership, customers, and team members.
  • Develops and leads a compelling business case (including P&L and balance sheet implications) and value proposition for the product relative to the division’s strategy, market needs, and competition. Identifies commercial, technical, and manufacturing levers to improve the program's business case. Oversees product testing and evaluation to confirm the initial value proposition, build fundamental understanding of the technology that enables continued differentiation, and ensure manufacturing implementation of requirements are met.
  • Identifies potential origins of strategic control, ensures that intellectual property is protected
  • Utilizes Corning's innovation process as appropriate to direct program activities.

Travel Requirements:

  • We anticipate up to 25% travel for this role at times depending on the program. May involve international travel.

Education & Experience:

  • We require a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field (Engineering or Physical Sciences). Experience in optics and Master’s Degree a plus.
  • 1-3 years experience with Project Management / Leadership in leading internal or external teams
  • Ability to lead cross functional teams (commercial, technical, operations) in execution of programs, risk management, problem solving and execution of strategy
  • Proven technical aptitude with ability to discern technical approaches by asking the right questions of the team and communicate updates across multiple organizational levels
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external customers
  • Able to make sound decisions by blending analytical thinking with practical judgment, bias toward action.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with a Stage Gate Product Development Process
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and approach toward creating new engineered products
  • A passionate and creative problem solver
  • Organized, meticulous attention to detail, self-starter, and motivated
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Tools (Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Project).

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

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

Are you ready for an exciting career with Corning Inc? Apply today!

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.

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

Are you ready for an exciting career with Corning Inc? Apply today!

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.


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