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Senior IT Regional Manager

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Date: Sep 17, 2021

Location: Pudong, SH, CN, 201206

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 47873


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.

Major Responsibilities:

On-going Tasks:

  • Develop and maintain regional IT strategy in support of business strategy in the region.
  • Develop and execute regional IT project portfolio and manage its alignment to organizational objectives.
  • Act as liaison with Corporate service lines to make sure the services provided meet business requirements.
  • Develop regional IT organizational structure, support IT talent training and development.
  • Identify and develop plan to promote regional IT competency to support business development.
  • Collaborate with division IT, service lines, PMO and plant resources to execute expansion projects in the region to ensure projects completed on time, on scope and under budget.
  • Collaborate with Division IT director to understand and implement programs that drive standardization across the division while ensuring business needs are met.
  • Oversee site IT operation to provide guidance and support to bring performance on track when necessary.
  • Provide guidance and support to site to achieve IT budgetary objectives in support of financial goals while maintaining appropriate levels of service delivery.
  • Review and provide guidance to site project portfolio prioritization and

effective resource management.

  • Promote best practice sharing and build synergy across sites.
  • Lead regional leadership audit for IT area to assess and improve region IT operations per Corning standards and values.


Key Decision Areas

  • Define regional IT strategy development, maintenance and resourcing within the context of division IT strategy.
  • Define regional IT project portfolio to support new capacity / capability and key business continuous improvement projects.
  • Define regional IT organizational structure and develop plan to build key competency in the region.
  • Define leadership audit IT area findings and propose improvement plan.


Criteria for Performance Evaluation

  • Budget, including capital and expense.
  • Project objectives, including project cost, scope, and schedule.
  • Climate survey results compared to past performance and Corporate safety performance.
  • Compliance with Corporate and division IT strategy.
  • Adhere to Intellectual Property procedures and Code of Conduct with regard to confidential information.
  • Other measures defined in MBO.



  • Leadership and employee development skills
  • Sound manufacturing system knowledge
  • Self-motivated.
  • Mature
  • Good communication skill
  • Strong coordination
  • Fluent in English.



  • University degree or higher, major in Computer Science preferred.
  • 15+ working experience, 5+ years IT manager experience in multi-national environment.
  • Experience of manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced in leading cross functional IT project.
  • Project management experience.