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Assistant to Manufacturing Supervisor - Metals - Painted Post, NY

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Date: Jul 17, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47629


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 Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.


Purpose of Position:


  • Support Metals Section Supervisor to achieve safety, quality, and productivity performance



Work Schedule:

  • Current shift is 6 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Note - we may be adding another shift and this role could potentially begin working 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. in early 2022


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure staffing is appropriate based on available personnel and needs of the department/plant.
  • Provide immediate supervision to subordinates to execute assignments using established guidelines, procedures, and policies.
  • Build effective relationships with plant support groups.
  • Maintain and make sure all safety regulations and housekeeping standards on a consistent basis. Ensure completion of safety inspections and compliance with Corporate Safety elements and standards.
  • Maintain payroll and production records.
  • Resolve work related or personnel issues expediently as possible.
  • Lead special projects as assigned, including safety improvements, process improvements, lean manufacturing, workforce development
  • Implement corrective action related to process variations, equipment malfunctions, or operations
  • Assist employees in setting daily production priorities.
  • Actively participate in the training of new employees, conduct refresher training with experienced employees, and review/maintain training materials and records
  • Identify existing materials and/or need for ordering additional materials
  • Improve Preventive Maintenance program by identifying new PMs and tracking completion of current PMs


Education & Experience:

  • We are seeking an Associate degree (technical degree highly preferred) and 1+ years experience , High school diploma / GED and 3+ years leadership and/or manufacturing experience, or Military experience
  • Demonstrated safety leadership
  • Sound decision making and prioritization skills
  • Ability to effectively handle / motivate union employees in a team environment
  • Communicate with all levels of the plant organization
  • Strong people skills - able to resolve conflict
  • Ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to train, coach, and direct others
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Desired Skills:

  • Ability to learn
  • Positive demeanor
  • Standout colleague


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 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.

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