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Date: Sep 7, 2021

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 45785


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Buyer (Project Procurement Group - PPG)


Responsible for the ordering, acknowledgement and tracking the shipment of all materials, including timely receipt of materials at the designated recipient location for Capital projects.  Also, may be involved in invoice resolution


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Requisition Processing, Reporting, Change Orders, Requisition/PO/Invoice Approval Management
  • Ensure buyer involvement with the request prior to requisition completion.
  • Enter all purchase order requests as submitted by the requester (Engineers, Project Managers, and Buyers) into PeopleSoft
  • Contact requisition approvers and buyers as required ensuring timely requisition approval.
  • Obtain quotes where necessary.
  • Provide order placement confirmation to requester.
  • Provide timely order status to requisitioners.
  • Work with Accounts Payable on invoice payment.
  • Process and manage all Change Order requests submitted by the requester into the Shared Mailbox.
  • Expediter of emergency orders.
  • Enforce the Global Buying Policy.


Required Skills:

  • Accurate and expeditious data entry.
  • Ability to learn PeopleSoft Procurement, MS Office Suite.
  • Ability to handle multiple/competing priorities under hectic timelines to exceed customer expectations.
  • Able to learn and understand the end to end Requisition to Payment Process, Global Buying Policy, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, all other legal/legislative mandates as required.


Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of Performance Excellence tools.
  • Ability to utilize SAP Ariba for documents.
  • Multitasking
  • Ability to follow complex SOPs


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Business/Procurement/Supply Chain Experience


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

  • Ability to tactfully interact through verbal and written communication with all levels of personnel within the business, shared services and suppliers.
  • Must be a team player and individual contributor – able to visualize how the individual impacts the team, customers, suppliers, business unit and Corning Incorporated.
  • Positive and up-beat interaction with team and GSM
  • “Can-do” attitude
  • Continual improvement mindset


Travel Requirements (please note if international): None.

Hours of work/work schedule/flextime: M-F, 8 hours, some overtime required.