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IT Technical Leader, SAP

Date: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 38186


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.

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.

Scope of Position:

The person will help the business enable SAP best practices related to Supply Chain, Inventory, and Supply Chain Planning. This individual will partner with business SME’s within the SC space to design, build, test and deploy new functionality in SAP, SAP IBP, and Arkieva. Role and responsibilities

• Participate in implementation and support of SAP S/4 SCM and IBP

• Participate in workshops to collect business requirements

• Perform detailed analysis of business process requirements and provide appropriate system solutions; identify, interpret and validate Business requirements

• Model the existing or ‘AS IS’ business processes as well as design the ‘TO BE’ business processes

• Design, customize, configure and testing

• Identify gaps, issues and work around solutions.

• Assist Business in documenting functional designs, test cases and results.

• Translate functional requirements into technical design for custom developments

• Perform estimate of effort for new development / enhancements

• Troubleshooting: investigate, analyze, and solve problems

• Handle changes or emergency transports as needed for high priority issues;

• Coordinate with SAP basis team on the implementation of technical objects in SAP to provided enhancements, bug fixes, OSS notes, Support packages and System upgrades of software components installed

Education/Work Experience Requirement:

• Bachelor's degree in IT management, computer science, computer engineering, or management information systems with five years relevant experience.

• SAP certification in a functional in PP or IBP desired.

• 5-10 years of IT or equivalent business/industry work experience in a relevant subject area.

Required Skills:

• Experience in implementation projects as well as in support

• Deep understanding of the processes supported by SAP considered best practices in APO and PP area

• Knowledge of integration points between PP and the other SAP modules (MM and WM) and Corning MES systems

• Ability to multitask and manage multiple deliverables at the same time

• Ability to understand business processes from a customer perspective

• Solid technical background: Ability to understand complex ABAP programs, to use SAP tools such as Debugger and to implement SAP OSS notes

• Results-oriented, demonstrate flexibility and adaptability

• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

• Creative, innovative, strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Self-starter with ability to coordinate and motivate cross-functional and distributed teams.

• Strategic agility and managing ambiguous conditions

• Demonstrate passion for success to complete required tasks while maintaining a positive attitude.

Desired Skills:

• Existing Corning PeopleSoft PRISM, Finance, and Arkieva processes

• Working knowledge of Sevice-Now a plus

• Project management skills

• Effective, articulate and persuasive communications, able to elicit commitment from all levels of the organization


• Ability to accommodate travel up to 50%.

• Some International travel required.

This role does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Corning