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Supply Chain Planner

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Date: Nov 26, 2022

Location: Keller, TX, US, 76248

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58418


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

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:

• Oversees the end-to-end supply chain operations (shipping, tracking, storage, picking, packing, replenish, cycle counting, dock management, and issue) to meet customer and Corning requirements


Key Responsibilities:

• Plan and coordinate materials from manufacturing facility to end location to ensure order accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments

• Work with cross-functional teams to ensure materials meet project due dates

• Monitors inventory levels and strategies to maintain optimum stocking levels to maximize inventory turns & efficiencies while meeting customer demand

• Coordinates with shipping department for shipment to job site or warehouse

• Tracks shipments, ensure material quantities match paperwork and system information

• Communicates any issues with shipments or receipt of material

• Coordinates with project management on job issuing and material status

• Responsible for root cause and solving shipping issues or discrepancies

• On site point of contact for inventory and transportation issues, questions, and concerns

• Manage stocking levels and ensure the plan for every part is defined and executed

• Respond appropriately to rectify instances of material shortages.

• Develops and maintains process to identify time sensitive items and ensure availability.

• Troubleshoot inventory variances through paperwork audits and floor production audits

• Maintains integrity of the physical inventory by location.

• Responsible for year-end physical inventory counts as well as daily/weekly/monthly cycle counts.


Required Education & Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Business Management, Supply Chain Management, or a related discipline.

• 2+ years of Logistics Management, ERP Systems (Planning, Inventory Management, and Warehousing) and Manufacturing experience.


Required Qualifications:

• Thorough knowledge of ERP systems, production planning procedures, material procurement, and Supply Chain processes.

• Results oriented and forward looking.

• Detail-oriented with strong problem resolution skills and ability to coordinate multi-discipline activities.

• Ability to work independently and a true team player who maintains a positive attitude in a dynamic environment including ability to act as a team leader when required.

• Ability to prioritize multiple deadline-based tasks/projects concurrently and be adaptable to change.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Desired Qualifications:

• SAP system knowledge.

• Practical Project Management knowledge and applied experience.

• Data-based decision-making skills with the ability to use data in actively finding solutions.

• Self-starter: ability to drive things to closure.

• Strong ability to collaborate with peers.


Travel Requirements:

Minimal <5%


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