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Billing Specialist, Inventory Control

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Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Keller, TX, US, 76248

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 57545


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.

Coordinate with cross functional areas to ensure all services and materials are transacted appropriately in all Customer Portals and Corning systems. Responsible for the movement and coordination of material from warehouse to jobsite. Responsible for overseeing inventory accuracy and coordinating inventory transactions needed for daily operations. Maintains accurate inventory controls through adherence to company guidelines and policies. 


Key Responsibilities

• Assure finished goods & raw material components are processed and delivered in a timely manner without interruptions to internal customers, vendors, and external customers

• Assists with root cause analysis and inventory discrepancies throughout the supply chain

• Works with forwarders and carriers to arrange bookings and manages freight pick-up schedules for Corning product and vendor products

• Ensure that transactions are properly recorded in required systems (Customer portals, SAP, FedEx, UPS, etc.)

• Ensure that materials in various stages of shipping and receiving are pulled and delivered to internal and/or external customers

• Maintains inventory accuracy by investigating daily incorrect inventory transactions and actively supports the inventory maintenance program.

• Perform cycle counts and other audits as required

• Ensure shipments are processed per customer requirements

• Maintain billing in customer portals and process delivery notes in SAP:

         o Coordinate with customer care, the supply chain specialist, and AR in regard to additional information needed to process shipments and                ensure customers are invoiced according to revenue recognition requirements

• Process delivery/invoice request from project managers in Procore, Bidmaster, and other customer portals as directed

• Communicate internally and with the customer when project funding shortages appear in customer portals

• Work with accounts receivable for customer credit issues and resolve payment applications

• Compare billable units in customer portals, Procore (as a workflow request for invoice/delivery tool), and SAP to ensure all match

• Monitor backlog, shipping schedules, and past dues: 

o Validate Procore data submissions and monitor for timely submissions

            o Coordinate actions with the project manager and the appropriate project coordinator to solve any discrepancies or delays with       submissions

• Works with the business operations purchasing team to resolve receiving or invoice problems relating to inbound and outbound physical and perpetual transactions

• Report on KPIs to organization and leadership

• Update key performance indicators for daily shipping/billing, monthly forecast accuracy, and others as required (customer OTD, et.)

• Special project assignments as required



• Understanding of logistics modules in SAP

• Experience in billing

• Strong computational skills

• Performs duties with accuracy and is detail oriented

• Ability to be productive without oversight

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Robust written and communication skill set

• Able to multitask and manage work priorities on a daily basis

• Process oriented, able to establish/design, implement and measure processes effectively

• Self-starter, works independently, results oriented, rigorous

• Strong MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills

• Experience in accounting, record keeping or inventory management

• Experience working with a 3PL


Education & Experience

• 2 years of experience or equivalent work experience in Warehouse / Logistics environment

• Associates degree preferred



This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth