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Manufacturing Supervisor - Team Leader - Corning, NY

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Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48943


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.


Scope of Position:

To provide coordination and supervision for all manufacturing areas and support functions for operations.  This includes directing and implementing activities to meet production goals and metrics.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of employees and process/equipment
  • Daily leadership to meet manufacturing schedules and deadlines
  • Prioritize workload to meet demand and maximize manufacturing efficiency
  •  Assign specific tasks, provide direction and check work
  • Interact cooperatively with engineering, quality, planning, etc. to meet goals
  • Manage employee timecards and payroll interface logistics
  • Review quality concerns and facilitate corrective actions
  • Monitor all non-conformances for corrective action and flag trends
  • Recommend and support process/equipment improvements
  • Maintain manufacturing metrics tracking and reporting
  • Lead or facilitate manufacturing related team meetings
  • Continuous improvement of efficiencies and workflow to improve overall performance
  • Support equipment maintenance, tooling and fixturing optimization


Hours of work/work schedule:  

  • Candidate expected to work swing shift for the current 24/5 plant operation. 24/7 plant operations schedule possible. 


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (technical discipline is preferred)
  • experience in a manufacturing environment desired


Required Skills:

  • Excellent people skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to grasp technical details and understand processes
  • Follow-up and documentation skills required
  • Willingness to learn new things quickly and apply them.  Also, willingness to ask for help so that issues are minimized.


Desired Skills:

  • Manufacturing background
  • Technical background
  • Process orientated - find ways to improve existing processes
  • Supervisory Experience


Soft Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability work with all types of people
  • Leadership Skills
  • Team skills and conflict resolution
  • Self-starter  


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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