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Planning Process & Systems Engineer - Supply Chain- Remote USA

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Date: Nov 20, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US Maine, ME, US Utah, UT, US North Carolina, NC, US Delaware, DE, US Texas, TX, US Massachusetts, MA, US Virginia, VA, US Connecticut, CT, US Tewksbury, MA, US, 01876

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50376


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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

CLS Global Integrated Supply Chain is looking for a curious problem solver with strong analytical skills and planning/ERP systems acumen.  In this role, you will enable supply chain excellence by assessing, recommending, and driving process and system improvement opportunities in the areas of demand, supply, inventory, capacity, and network planning.  As a planning process and systems subject matter expert, you will drive continuous process improvement and support the strategic roadmap as we invest in technology to support a growing business.  You will also be an active contributor to problem solving within the existing technology landscape.  This position reports to the Global Supply Chain Business Process Owner. 



  • Serve as a subject matter expert in planning processes and systems, assuming the role of supply chain planning insight provider through formal projects and ad hoc requests.
  • Development and maintenance of Global supply chain planning business processes library with related data and information flows.
  • Understanding of data integrations and critical incoming and outgoing touchpoints to the planning systems; provide functional specifications for new data integrations.
  • Partner with IT and/or affiliate support to develop functional designs for new implementations or enhancements.
  • Work with IT to maintain and monitor job processes.  Seek opportunities to shorten job processing time and improve the accuracy of the data.
  • Development of testing scenarios for systems implementations and enhancements to ensure continuity of critical planning processes.
  • Influence and build capabilities of Global supply chain team members to institutionalize new processes, tools, and best practices for Integrated Business Planning.
  • Champion change as new solutions are rolled out to business partners.
  • Facilitate the troubleshooting of issues with existing ERP and Planning tools.
  • Stay informed on planning system releases and lead enhancements to leverage new capabilities where of benefit to the global supply chain planning processes.
  • Participate in business process and strategic supply chain design efforts (as-is / to-be).
  • Assist in research and preparation of strategic recommendations with supporting data, process requirements and impact analysis.
  • Align with Global supply chain planning operations leaders on appropriate tracking tools and methodologies for measuring performance. 


Knowledge and Skills

  • Solid understanding of planning concepts and related configurations in demand forecasting, MRP, MPS and Inventory optimization
  • Planning and ERP system deployment and/or enhancements
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Inquisitive and proactive, driven to understand “how it works”
  • Curious and willing to deep dive to see if there is another way to solve the problem or business challenge
  • Continuous improvement mindset and openness to change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Self-motivated to learn new tools and techniques
  • Collaborative, work effectively across functions
  • Detail oriented with ability to multi-task


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Supply Chain, Business or Technical)
  • 7 years’ experience in supply chain supply chain planning, operations, or systems
  • Participation in a large-scale planning or ERP system implementation or major enhancement project.



  • Proficiency in analytic languages and frameworks such as SQL, Python, R, or SAS
  • Advanced query capability in ERP (presently PeopleSoft, future state SAP S4/HANA
  • Experience with analytical techniques and methodologies such as segmentation, time series modeling, machine learning, data mining and optimization techniques
  • Familiarity with business intelligence tools such as Power BI or Tableau

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


Corning offers a competitive salary, vacation, pension, and family medical leave.

Are you ready to start an exciting career with Corning, Inc.? Apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other legally protected status.