Materials Coordinator

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Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63949


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.


We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.


Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

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.


Scope of Position:  Projects involved with:  Projects assigned as required by department supervisor.  Analyzes and demonstrates process improvements.  Recommends and implements changes in methods or procedures.  Understands practical application to complex problems and situations ordinarily encountered.  Independently solves problems by examining pertinent facts.  Works effectively with all levels of the organization.


Day to Day Responsibilities:  

  • Setting up and closing out work orders in the Inventory System
  • Make daily inventory entries as inventory moves in and out of different manufacturing areas
  • Interfaces with other Corning Plants and external customers, including export, with timely shipment
  • Properly account for and track inventory returned from Corning locations to ensure proper disposition of inventory and credits are applied
  • Take in shipments from vendors and plant locations. Must verify weights and make entries into inventory system
  • With other material coordinators, perform a monthly inventory count and reconciliation
  • All of these duties include lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain integrity of the Inventory System and make necessary updates to data tables
  • Perform slow moving inventory review twice a year
  • Maintain Inventory System access authorization list


Education Requirements:  AAS preferred


Work Experience:  5 + years in a similar discipline


Travel:  Must be willing to travel domestically or internationally as required (<10%)


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:  6:00 am to 3:00 pm with weekly call in for shipments alternated with other Material Control Coordinators


Required Skills:

  • Highest level of integrity with controls in mind
  • Strong computer skills – must be proficient with spreadsheets (Excel) & PowerPoint
  • Experience with inventory system, Sharepoint or other manufacture systems preferred
  • Rigorous and attention to details; having minimal tolerance for mistakes or lack of precision
  • Strong Organizational Skills, must be able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong Analytical and follow up skills
  • Be able to work in a very fast paced environment with changing requirements and emergencies
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis


Desired Skills:

  • Inventory supply chain experience
  • Manufacturing experience, particularly storeroom, warehouse, shipping and receiving, and material coordination and logistics
  • Project leadership experience
  • Finance or accounting experience


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  

The range for this position is  $39,480.00   -  $54,285.00 assuming full time status. Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position are dependent on hours worked and may include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


​Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
  • Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

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