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HR Manager, Texas

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Date: Jul 8, 2021

Location: Keller, TX, US, 76248

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46125


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.

The global Human Resource (HR) Function provides an integrated talent management system that delivers a workforce that is Corning's competitive differentiator in the global marketplace.

HR provides service offerings that align solutions to business challenges by ensuring the programs are Effective, Efficient, Global, Scaleable, and Repeatable.  Corning’s Values are operationalized by the HR Function through the facilitation of Talent Management offerings, as well as programs and processes that aid in making Corning’s Values visible.

Responsibilities: The Human Resource manager will provide local HR business partnership to the Texas sites. Including global Product Line Management, global Supply Chain, global Contract Manufacturing and Technology organizations at the Keller and Austin Texas sites. Supports the client groups and is accountable for ensuring the right number and type of talent at the right time to execute business strategy and achieve desired business results. The generalist partners with the business and functional HRMs to establish and maintain a positive work environment and operate as “One Corning” in support of Corning’s Values. This position is accountable for the successful implementation of global HR business processes within client groups and for ensuring compliance with HR-related legal and regulatory guidelines. The generalist will also lead several cross-functional projects to design, improve, and execute core HR processes that deliver scalable solutions to employees and managers.

Scope of Position:

  • Provide HR generalist support & business partnership to the global Product Line Management, global Supply Chain, global Contract Manufacturing and Technology organizations at the Keller and Austin Texas sites.
  • Provide project leadership and/or team member for key cross functional HR processes critical to the COC HR project portfolio
  • Works closely with HR colleagues to deploy HR initiatives across the business

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance to all employees regarding policy and procedure issues, ensuring compliance with all employment laws
  • Provide process support, training and ensure timely completion for client groups on: Performance Management processes (Performance, Development & Review (PD&R), Management By Objectives (MBOs), Learning & Development plans); annual compensation processes (Annual Salary Review, Performance Incentive Plan, Long Term Incentive plan)
  • Partners with COC Recruiting and client groups to identify and implement a compelling employee value proposition that enables the client to attract and retain the number and type of talent required to close talent gaps
  • Resolves employee relations issues in a fair and consistent manner that recognizes employee needs and protects the needs of the company
  • Drive HR projects to timely completion & on budget

Critical Behaviors:

  • Deals with performance problems in a direct and timely manner
  • Develops strong relationships with COEs to effectively identify and tailor HR programs and processes that meet both local and corporate requirements
  • Ensures participation of the right people in key human capital decisions
  • Effectively solve people related business issues in client groups through consultation and facilitation to establish strong relationship with business leadership
  • Understands the business budgeting process and how HR affects the budget
  • Anticipates HR trends in the local industry and general business environment which affect business objectives and proactively shapes strategies to address them
  • Anticipates local and regulatory changes which have HR implications within the business and implements policies and procedures which will address them
  • Balances the need for quality and speed in developing and implementing solutions for client
  • Takes a rigorous approach in collecting and processing relevant information to analyze the problem and find the solution
  • Always acts in a composed manner to deliver objective views and perspectives, decouples emotions from problem-solving actions

Travel Requirements: 25% domestic

Required Education: BS Degree in Human Resources, Business, Organization Development or Labor Relations or equivalent qualification/experience


  • 6+ years of HR experience (generalist/specialist or leadership development / OD) or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources or Labor Relations or MBA
  • Successful track record in the deployment of global HR business processes or programs
  • Greenbelt certification a plus
  • Knowledge of US employment laws and policies

Required Skills:

  • Strong functional HR knowledge
  • Project management experience
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written
  • Effective at conflict resolution and negotiation
  • Proficient in Microsoft office programs (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Results Oriented
  • Organized, efficient
  • Self-starter capable of developing creative solutions
  • Leader
  • Process driven
  • Effective listener with strong coaching skills


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, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth