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Lab Supervisor

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Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: Hefei, China, CN

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 35404


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.

 Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Understand internal and external customer's stated and implied needs, and ensure their expectations are met every time by monitoring, maintaining, supporting and continuously improving quality system

• Quality Management System support and periodic reporting to the plant leadership

• Testing technology and new equipment receiver regarding operations.

• Maintaining laboratory staffing utilizing capacity and cost models.

• Manage Quality Department cost; maintain budget and spending.

• Asset inventory and compliance; physical asset inventory annually

• Drive Lean and 5s initiatives in the central labs and performance test labs.

• Support adherence to QMS for IATF 16949.

• Support customer audits and tours.

• Responsible for the lab safety and adherence to procedures.

• Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product.

• Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place.

Education & Experience 

Bachelor’s or Master degree in a technical discipline such as Quality, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering. 

5 years’ experience in quality assurance/control, quality engineering and/or measurements engineering in an industrial company 

1 year experience in lab management/supervision.

Required Skills 

Strong knowledge of quality management system IATF16949 

Proficient English written skills and some oral English skills 

Excellent leadership skills, ability to work at all levels of the organization, continuously mentor, coach or teach. 

Critical decision making skills to manage to SOP, trouble shoot and act under pressure. 

Ability to understand and own multiple areas in the plant in order to prioritize and assign work and resources 

Ability to manage multiple tasks at once Desired Skills 

Experience in touch panel or other display industries. 

Demonstrates technical curiosity by asking questions and seeking deeper understanding of new technology or in areas of technical gaps 

Ability to drive to root cause analysis and direct Engineering solutions Soft Skills 

Project management 

Self-motivated and task oriented for Quality improvement of the manufacturers.   

Good cooperation skills.