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Supply Chain Intern - Harrodsburg, KY

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Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Harrodsburg, KY, US, 40330

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50838


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 Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.


Corning’s summer internship experience is rich with hands-on learning. You’ll live, work, and experience the communities in which Corning operates, while building on-the-job skills. The purpose of the Supply Chain Intern Program is to set a higher standard on talent by strengthening our pipeline for entry level roles for immediate and future needs.

Scope of Position:

  • Summer internship position to support supply chain process improvement. Position will work in the areas of planning, inventory control and distribution of Mobile Consumer products.
  • This may include but not be limited to analysis of inventory, lead times, and capacity as well as initiatives to improve those metrics.
  • Duties may also include leading or supporting business process improvements to reduce cost and complexity of the supply chain as well as Project Management (or Assistant Project Management- based on size and scope) of a supply chain project in North America.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Apply sound supply chain skills to analyze capacity, inventory on hand or order promise metrics.
  • Develop theories and potential solutions and recommend those solutions.
  • Use of current supply chain concepts and tools to work towards fundamental understanding.
  • Work in a cross-functional environment: link between supply chain counter-parts, quality, commercial, and manufacturing to deliver the best possible solution
  • Use of meticulous tools to deliver results including problem analysis, potential problem analysis, risk assessment, DMAIC methodology.
  • Intern will work as part of the Harrodsburg Supply Chain Department with access to planning, scheduling, distribution, process excellence and project management fields
  • The intern will work on solo and team projects which can range from analysis and to process improvements in the areas of Planning, inventory control, warehousing and transportation and business processes.

Education Requirements:

  • We are seeking a Junior or Senior working toward BS in Supply Chain, MIS, Finance or Supply Chain certification / Minor
  • We need a capability for analysis / Use and understanding of Microsoft office tools
  • Ability to use data to find solutions
  • Supply chain background or related academic knowledge
  • Working knowledge of basic statistics
  • Communication skills, both written, oral and presentations

Program Benefits:

  • We offer competitive salaries, housing assistance, and travel reimbursement

Intern Activities:

  • Social and networking events, volunteer opportunities, and community Involvement

Required to sign covenant not to compete

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


Are you ready to start an exciting internship with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!


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