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Supply Chain Intern

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Date: Jan 2, 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.

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.

Scope of Position:

The responsibility of a Supply Chain Intern is to learn and apply SCM best practices and processes to given projects for the Hickory plant. The intern will learn and support overall production and supply chain strategies and processes through work assignments.


Day to Day Responsibility:

Apply supply chain skills and knowledge to their assigned projects. The candidate should be able to utilize and build on solid supply chain fundamentals to complete assignments.


Travel Requirement:

Limited US travel


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

40 hrs / week Mon – Fri Core Hours


Required Education:

Pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent, with a 3.0 GPA or higher.


Require Skills:

MS Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)

Strong oral and written communication skills

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and solve complex problems

Ability to work independently in a dynamic business and manufacturing environment


Desired Skills:

SAP knowledge and experience

Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks


Soft Skills:

Project planning

Adaptable and flexible attitude


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