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Regional Planner C&P, CDC, Cu-cable (m/f/d)

Date: 27-Jul-2022

Location: Hagen, DE, D-58093

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55854


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For 170 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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Regional Planner C&P, CDC, Cu-cable (m/f/d)


The Regional Planner RSCM is managing the supply chain process from end to end (supplier, manufacturing, customer) and acts as interface to our commercial organization. This role is responsible to balance demand and supply for the EMEA Connection and Protection/DSL (C&P/DSL), Copper Cable and Copper Datacom (CDC) business as well as molding planning activities, including all Supply Chain Planning functions (e.g. SC process, forecasting, S&OP, inventory & capacity planning). This involves the overall planning, implementation and optimization of activities and support required for the delivery of products and services to our business partners, from materials and service acquisition through to shipment.


Main Job Duties:



  • Creates and presents scenarios to prepare for capacity investment decisions
  • Represents in sales and operating plan (S&OP) to identify and resolve constraints
  • Creating, maintains and optimizes the SC process (end to end) and planning strategies
  • Coordinates demand for new product introduction and transfers between plants and contract manufacturers
  • Engages in materials coordination and vendor capacity facilitation with procurement



  • Develops and maintains a forward-looking master production schedule (MPS) and material requirement plan (MRP) aligned in best possible way with forecasted demand
  • Actively contributes to consensus meetings with PLM and APO (advanced planning & optimization) team
  • Maintains and is responsible for the forecast in SAP



  • Manages inventory inline with business requirements while striving for lowest possible inventory levels


Other tasks:

  • Reviews, analyzes, and is accountable for SC key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Contributes to and represents in projects
  • Provides a leadership role for coordinating plans and execution with PLM, plant planners, logistics and plant management


Required Desirable Professional Training/Branch

  • Technical or business degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in a SCM environment
  • Telecommunication Business experience, appreciated Supply Chain specialisation


Special abilities

  • Demonstrate drive & commitment & proactiveness
  • Understand requirements of the business & a respective integrated SC & take appropiate actions
  • Basics of Change Management & Leadership
  • ERP/SAP knowledge & experience
  • Basics of Project Management
  • Understand aspects of Inventory Management


Additional Requirements

  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic, business/ manufacturing environment
  • Abiltity to comprehend, analyze, and solve problems
  • Ability to change priorities and tasks as necessary
  • Very good verbal / written / presentational & communication skills
  • Ability to act and lead in a multi-national team
  • Willing to travel up to 20% cross cultural awareness


Language skills - fluent English



Did we spark your interest?

Then apply now here on the site or at Susanne Burger, email:, reference code: #55854