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Warehouse Associate - Day Shift

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Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: Newton, NC, US, 28658

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46519


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.

JOB TITLE: Warehouse Associate


• Operational execution of key daily tasks associated with shipping and receiving

  • Ensure incoming deliveries are receipted in properly and put away
  • Maintain proper raw material replenishment levels in PSAs
  • Perform system transactions for cables from Final QC
  • Cut, package & store cables
  • Load flatbed trucks for customer shipments
  • Safe forklift operation


• Expected to have full understanding of department and company procedures and policies

• Conduct safety walks within warehouse and throughout plant

• Effectively/professionally convey information internally and externally

• Wear proper PPE at all times in required areas

• Maintain compliance to training record requirements

• Promote Corning in a positive manner and lead by example

• Active good housekeeping and strict adherence to specific safety regulations and practices in day-to-day work

• Prepare necessary paperwork for finished goods cables including processing of cuts

• Effective, timely and accurate execution of outbound shipments with CLS designated carriers with the aim to improve efficiency in the warehouse, reduce transportation costs and meet customer requirements

• Ensure data integrity

• Work interactively with Stakeholders to ensure inventory and shipping accuracy, minimize shipping backlog and meet customers’ requirements

• Aid team members in SAP troubleshooting/training

• Responsible for ensuring charging of forklifts and other battery powered items

• Self-starter in areas of Kaizen & 5S


• Establishment of positive work environment

• Successful accomplishment of projects

• Hazardous conditions or other health and safety concerns should be corrected by him/her whenever this is possible


• Customer-focused

• Results oriented

• Good Interpersonal skills (open, engaging, enabling)

• Advocate of safety

• Strong team player

• Ability to thrive in a multicultural matrix organization

• Good written and verbal communication skills

• Priority Setting

• Service Minded


• 3-5 years’ work experience in a logistics role

• Knowledge of Supply Chain processes such as warehousing, distribution and inventory management

• Strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint

• Work experience with ERP business management software / systems (e.g., PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle)

• Forklift Certification


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: Hickory