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Production Planning Planner I - Fairport, NY

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Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Fairport, NY, US, 14450

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45207


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.


Scope of Position:

The Supply Planner position is a key role within the Corning Fairport Supply Chain. An enthusiastic self-starter with a strong drive to improve existing processes and systems is highly desired. Excellent organizational skills, the ability to balance immediate / long term priorities and exceptional multitasking skills are a necessity. Key objectives will be achieving / improving / exceeding targeted customer service levels, managing inventory levels and targets, and managing supply and demand within the Supply Chain.



  • Plan finished goods / component material supply from manufacturing departments.
  • Plan and communicate procurement of components from contract manufacturers and external suppliers.
  • Maintain strong working relationships and communications with Operations, Contract Manufacturers and Procurement to confirm production / shipping schedules and monitor open orders to ensure on-time deliveries.
  • Proactively report product and material availability issues.
  • Maintain and monitor Master Data; revise essential system planning data to ensure MRP system is effectively planning future requirements.
  • Participate and contribute to monthly S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) process.
  • Coordinate inventory planning and replenishment of raw materials, components, and finished goods.
  • Daily coordination with Operations team to set production priorities.
  • Facilitate daily shortage meetings as required.
  • Creation and date sequencing of production orders.
  • Participate in Material Review Board (MRB) meetings as required.
  • Participate in Engineering Change Control process and maintain current drawing revision level in ERP system.
  • Complete special projects and assignments as requested.



  • We require a BA/BS, preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or similar major preferred
  • Minimum of 2-3 years Supply Chain Planning experience required
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems or planning software applications
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written)
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills



  • Knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain concepts and application
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access


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: Rochester