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IT Site Leader, Newton

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Date: Aug 6, 2022

Location: Newton, NC, US, 28658

Company: Corning

Purpose of Position: The Business Unit IT Site Leader executes the plant strategy to achieve desired business results in alignment with the divisional IT strategy through appropriate allocation of IT resources and capabilities such that the business unit operates as “One IT” in support of Corning’s Values.


Responsibilities & Deliverables:

  • Align IT business processes to global Corning business processes.
  • Responsible for local business/plant engagement and IMS.
  • Responsible for setting, tracking, and enforcing the IMS budget for the plant.
  • Deliver projects on time, on scope, and on budget through project prioritization and effective resource management.
  • Establish and maintain the appropriate levels of operational support against established metrics.
  • Effectively support the IT shared service delivery model.
  • Collaborate closely with the Division IT Manager to understand and implement programs that drive standardization across the division while ensuring plant business needs are met.
  • Interact with customer base to function as the voice of the plant to the IT organization to ensure the type and level of services provided fully support achievement of plant business objectives.
  • Interact with and educate plant customers in the development and implementation of required programs and processes.
  • Establish and maintain a presence on the plant floor to maintain an ongoing pulse of the organization.
  • Lead the organization in the application of performance excellence to improve services and quality to customers.
  • Establish and drive plant IT project portfolio and manage its alignment to organizational objectives. • Participate on plant staff to appropriately integrate the IT organization and IT systems into the day- to- day operations of the plant. Work with plant staff to make team-based decisions that support the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the plant.



  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering; or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years demonstrated leadership abilities 5-10 years of experience in manufacturing or leading projects in the industry.

Required Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills demonstrated through project management, supervisor experience, or team leadership.
  • Strategic thinking. The ability to create, organize and execute a strategic plan in alignment with higher IT and plant business objectives.
  • Ability/experience managing and forecasting financial budgets
  • Conflict resolution, problem resolution and priority setting
  • Communication and time management, able to deal with multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated project management skills


Desired Skills:

  • Technical background in an Engineering, Computer Science, and/or Computer Engineering. - Ability/experience in manufacturing
  • Experience with Lean and/or Performance Excellence manufacturing techniques
  • Ability to engage at all levels of the organization production associates, engineers, IT, managers, and executive leadership
  • Ability to work collaboratively with individuals and teams utilizing skills of influence, persuasion, negotiation, and facilitation.



  • None

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