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Manager Supply Chain (Planning, Projects and Technology)

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Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Gurgaon, HR, IN, 122002

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42304


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 Supply Management (GSM) Function is recognized as a critical function for business success.  It delivers the training, tools and opportunities needed to create innovative solutions for the function & the corporation.  GSM has leading edge, effective processes to anticipate and exceed customer requirements.




This position is responsible for all supply and demand planning, new supply chain projects and technology to support the growth of multiple businesses of Corning India that are spread across life sciences, automotive and telecom segments.




Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning Process (SIOP)

  • Work closely with business leaders to define and run the SIOP. 
  • Partner with business leaders to champion the adoption of SIOP, ensure rigorous implementation to make this an integral part of business operations.
  • Work closely with business leaders to execute Corning India’s SKU-level demand planning and supply planning processes for each business division.
  • Coordinate and oversee the monthly demand and supply planning process while focusing on the continuous review and update of demand plan and supply plan.
  • Provide detailed analysis to identify sales trends, address variances in forecast versus actual demand and continuously strive to improve the unit demand and supply plan across multiple business groups and product lines.
  • Facilitate and direct monthly review meetings with Commercial Operations and other roles to get inputs and incorporate to final Demand Plan.
  • Facilitate and direct monthly review meetings with Corning Plants and other roles to get inputs and incorporate to supply plan matched with Demand Plan.
  • Solicit, validate and utilize customer-provided forecast data when appropriate.
  • Participate in the creation, maintenance, improvement and reporting of demand planning metrics for Supply Chain activities that can become predictive intelligence for the business to act on.
  • Perform analysis using Excel, Power BI and other query and data analytics tools.



  • Lead strategic projects such as reduction in cost to serve, reduction in delivery time, delivery on time to request (OTTR), automation etc.
  • Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of Supply chain projects on time within budget and within scope.
  • Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project.
  • Prepare management reports regarding status of project.



  • Understand the present technology and the future state architecture of supply chain in India.
  • Define and get support for proposals related to technology tools required to support future state architecture.
  • Manage projects related to ERP and new supply chain technology tools.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required :

  • Engineering degree with MBA in Operations, Supply Chain or related discipline
  • 10 years of relevant experience in Supply Chain.
  • Strong knowledge of supply Chain concepts and processes (supply, demand, capacity and distribution planning and inventory management)