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IT Site Leader, Plant 1

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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50594


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.

Role Purpose:

Execute the plant strategy and achieve desired business results, primarily through appropriate allocation of IT resources and capabilities. Build and reinforce a positive work environment so that the business unit operates as “One IT” in support of Corning’s Values. Represent all aspects of IT at the site including IT performance of the site alignment to divisional IT strategy.


Key Responsibilities:

· Monitor unit compliance with IT and HR-related legal and regulatory guidelines.

· Align IT business processes to global Corning business processes.

· Achieve or exceed the IT budgetary objectives in support of plant financial goals while maintaining appropriate levels of service delivery.

· Deliver projects on time, on scope, and on budget through project prioritization and effective resource management.

· Establish and maintain the appropriate levels of operational support against established metrics.

· Identify talent requirements, gaps, and requisite actions in conjunction with the division manager and HR.

· Recruit and develop key IT talent according to HR policies and procedures.

· Effectively support the IT shared service delivery model.

· Collaborate closely with the Division IT Manager to understand and implement

programs that drive standardization across the division while ensuring plant business needs are met.

· Interact with customer base to function as the voice of the plant to the IT organization to ensure the type and level of services provided fully support the achievement of plant business objectives.

· Utilize strong communication skills to interact with and educate plant customers in the development and implementation of required programs and processes.

· Establish a presence on the plant floor to maintain an ongoing pulse of the organization.

· Lead the organization in the application of performance excellence to improve service and quality to customers.

· Establish and drive plant IT project portfolio and manage its alignment to organizational objectives.




  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • At least 3 years experience managing an IT department in a manufacturing environment
  • Fully bilingual, English/Spanish.


  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • 5+ years experience managing an IT department in a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous performance excellence experience.
  • Previous project management experience.



Pay Grade: Grade D 

Employee Referral Amount: $0.00