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Supply Chain Manager

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Date: Jun 18, 2021

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230012

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46055


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 Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Position Description                                                                                                        

Purpose of the Position:
• Lead and manage the overall planning, implementation, and optimization of all activities to support the delivery of products and services to customers, from materials/service acquisition to distribution. Primary areas include capacity planning and materials management, warehouse operations, transportation and procurement


Day to Day Responsibilities:
1. Lead plant supply chain department
2. Establish capacity requirements, material acquisition, production planning and labor loading through broadload plans and production specifications.
3. Involve the planning, scheduling, and the overall monitoring of material movement through the production cycle
4. Establish and implement operating procedures and systems that will continuously improve process flow and supply chain operations effectiveness and efficiency.
5. Develop and administer department budgets, objectives(short term and long term) and performance standards that in line with company objectives
6. Ensure that assigned projects are completed on schedule and within budget
7. Manage processes and tools to ensure compliance with China Custom Laws when importing and exporting
8. Ensure supply chain related ISO, SOX, EHS compliance and government policies/regulations compliance.
9. Support on plant purchasing activities compliance Global Buying policy and achieving cost reduction target
10. Provide direction to subordinates based on company policies and management guidance
11. Act as a member of the plant staff


Project involved with:
Internal Project - See annual Department Objectives.
External Project - involve in Division and regional projects associated


Requirements: Education & Experience
• Bachelor’s degree or above, in Supply Chain Management or Engineering or similar fields
• Minimum 10 years in supply chain with extensive experience in areas of Supply Chain Management, such as planning&scheduling, international transportation, warehousing and procurement etc
• 5+ years of experience in a manager or supervisory role
• Strong record of results from a multi-national company
• Credibility within own organization
• Proven track of record in system and process improvement in past organizations


Requirements: Required Skills                                               
• Familiar with ERP system, manufacturing principles and quality system
• Complete understanding and application of capacity planning and scheduling principles
• Excellent communication and coordination skill, strong leadership and teamwork spirit
• Rational thinking – analytical, decisive, take balanced risk, predict potential problems
• Familiar with government policies/regulations on import/export
• Basic Finance, Tax and accounting knowledge
• Ability to set priorities for self, others and organization
• Ability to create and deploy systems to improve performance
• Strong business orientation (able to see bigger picture)
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin
• Demonstrated knowledge, skills and expertise in computers

Employee Referral Level: 2