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Assistant Supply Chain Manager

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Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 54757


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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.


• Collaborates with Supply Chain Manager to develop and implement integrated, holistic strategies that encompass plant procurement, manufacturing planning, inventory management, shipping/logistics, and manufacturing systems to achieve business profitability and unit cost objectives.

Evaluates and improves overall supply chain process and systems to enhance supply chain effectiveness between suppliers, customers, and Corning.

• Involved in the end-to-end supply chain to enable sustainable competitive advantage for the CMS business unit. Areas of focus include Sales & Operations Planning, manufacturing capacity analyses, production planning & scheduling, sourcing and procurement, order fulfillment, and SAP system integration.



• Responsible for supporting and executing the CMS supply chain strategy (commercial, technology, manufacturing, quality, and supply management). Ensures the local strategy aligns with divisional supply chain strategies for the business.

• Key contributor to the S&OP supply management process. Manages plant capacity models and key manufacturing assumptions. Optimizes production plan to fulfill demand in the most efficient manner.

• Manages key external suppliers by determining procurement strategies, allocating business, and monitoring and measuring supplier performance.

• Key member of the SAP ERP implementation team. Works with SC manager to ensure system architecture is consistent with manufacturing and inventory management strategies.

• Develops and implements inventory strategies to meet customer demand while maintaining target levels of stock

• Creates lean, end-to-end supply chains to ensure accurate and timely fulfillment of orders to customers in the most cost-efficient way.

• Balances manufacturing capacity and production schedule with customer demands. Develops short-term supply chain operations plans consistent with long-term objectives.

• Executes the Commercial and Manufacturing strategies, bridging between the functions as appropriate. Works directly with various customer organizations (either internal or external to the organization) to enhance supply chain effectiveness between customer and the plant or Corning.

• Collaborates with supply management, logistics, trade compliance, legal, etc. Insures all regulatory and compliance measures are met within global guidelines and local regulations.



• Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or related field.



• Minimum 5 years of Supply Chain experience in a manufacturing environment



• Strong knowledge of SAP or other ERP software

• Ability to read and understand engineering drawings

• Expertise in manufacturing capacity analysis and production planning

• Comprehensive PC skills, particularly MS Excel •

Communication skills, both written and oral

• Self-motivated and self-directed, works with minimal supervision, able to work in team environment

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively

• Effective leadership, organization, and planning skills, with ability to handle changing priorities



• Expertise in manufacturing capacity analysis

• APICS CPIM/CSCP certification

• Experience across multiple businesses, divisions and/or technologies.


Travel • <5% domestic & international

Nearest Major Market: Corning