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Strategy Project Manager

Date: Apr 14, 2019

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36159


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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Job Responsibilities

• Develop near and long-term strategic options and recommendations to support the business:

o Define strategic issues o Generate and analyze research and data

o Consider strategic and tactical implications o Present recommendations, with action plans and,

o Execute


• Utilize advanced analytic tools, process rigor and appropriate cross functional participation to confirm quality, depth and consistency of strategic decisions o Rely on financial analysis, market and competitive intelligence, statistical analysis and technical understanding to buttress strategy


• Engage in multi-functional Innovation teams as a key member including:

o Development of value propositions for products & services o Market/ opportunity forecasting

o Competitive assessments


• Communicate with senior global business and functional leaders in presentation written and oral formats.


Education, Experience & Skills

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technical discipline

• 2~5 years experience in a high tech or manufacturing environment in strategy, marketing, operations or business development

• Industry experience or demonstrated understanding of Business-to-Business technology markets & the value stream down to the end-consumer level

• Project management, including superior problem solving skills

• Strong analytical skills with a large data sets and affinity for rigor; able to distill data to a key insight

• Able to manage through systems; designs practices, processes and procedures to ensure quality and consistency of results

• Outstanding presentation and communication skills (verbal, written & presentation)

• Demonstrated ability to work within matrixed team structure across multiple functions, time zones and cultures

• Independent self-starter, taking initiative to resolve issues and identify opportunities

• Aptitude towards understanding customer needs (internal or external) and translating into customer requirements

• Business and financial acumen

• Demonstrated ability to absorb technical concepts, and translate into implications and action. A strong ‘technical curiosity’ is desired

• Action and results oriented … personally and through others.

• Deals with both paradox and ambiguity to overcome obstacles

• Organizational agility - creates alignment and action plans to support strategies and recommendations.


This position does not support immigration

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.

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