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Production Planning Coordinator III

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Hickory, NC, US, 28601

Company: Corning

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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of Position: Assigned production planning and scheduling functions for a given product line(s).


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Date new sales and stock transport orders that have been entered on to the plant in a timely manner.
  • Update the ATP tools with the latest bookings, ensuring that constrained capacities are not overbooked.
  • Work with the plant, product line management and customer care to expedite orders as needed.
  • Maintain lead time databases and communicates changes to lead times to the appropriate parties.
  • Optimize finished goods, fiber and key raw material allocation.
  • Move fallout and short length inventory.
  • Release and schedule production orders using various optimizations tools and processes.


Performance Metrics:

  • Customer service (Ship to Request, Ship to Promise); overall customer satisfaction measure(s).
  • Order Cycle Time for the product line(s)
  • Schedule Compliance
  • On-time schedule release
  • Order dating cycle time
  • Fallout utilization (STOMP)


Travel Requirements: 0 to 5%


Required Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associate or Bachelor degree a plus
  • APICS, ISM or SCORE certification a plus


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • 1-3 years of experience in plant scheduling, supply chain functions or customer care functions. • Experience working in a matrix environment or on a cross functional team.


Required Skills:

  • APO and ERP system (SAP) knowledge and experience
  • Collaboration and team spirit
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
  • Strong organization skills
  • Process oriented
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office


Desired Skills:

  • Experience across multiple plants or multiple functions.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks
  • Experience with cross functional collaboration.
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Able to work independently in a dynamic business and manufacturing environment


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory