Share this Job

Materials Control Coordinator - Corning, NY

Apply now »

Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49169


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.


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.
  • Collaborate with other Corning Plants and external customers, including export, with timely shipments.
  • 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


Travel Requirements:

  • We anticipate less than 10% travel for this role, both domestic and international


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 7:00 am to 4:00 pm with weekly call in for shipments alternated with other Material Control Coordinators


Required Education:

  • We require an AAS, BS in finance or a technical field preferred
  • AAS degree with 4+ years of experience or BS degree with 2+years of experience
  • High level of integrity with controls in mind.
  • Strong computer skills – must be proficient with spreadsheets (Excel) & PowerPoint.
  • Experience with inventory system, Sharepoint or other manufacturing systems preferred.
  • Meticulous and attention to details; having minimal tolerance for mistakes or lack of precision.
  • Strong organizational skills to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Strong Analytical and follow up skills.
  • 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


Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work in teams as well as on own
  • Self-motivated – ability to prioritize work
  • Willing to carry out procedures and guidelines
  • Good interpersonal skills with people from different levels and different cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning