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Plant Supply Chain Manager

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Role Purpose

Manages supply chain from end-to-end (supplier to customer) to enable sustainable competitive advantage. Defines and executes division supply chain strategy aligned with business strategy (commercial, technology, manufacturing, quality, supply management) at a plant, small business or site level. Works proactively with cross-functional teams to meet business needs, improve customer satisfaction and supply chain performance.


Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluates and improves overall supply chain process and systems to enhance supply chain effectiveness between supplier, customers and Corning
  • Creates lean, end-to-end supply chains to ensure accurate and timely fulfillment of orders to customers in the most cost-efficient way
  • Balances manufacturing capacity and production schedule with customer demands
  • Supports commercial group to create effective supply chain processes with customers and resolve any customer issues
  • Links the Commercial strategy to the Manufacturing strategy
  • Works directly with customer organization to enhance supply chain effectiveness between customer and Corning
  • Works with manufacturing team or external vendor to ensure product delivery, quality and cost
  • Collaborates with product development team, supply management, logistics, trade compliance, legal, etc.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with suppliers and contract manufacturers
  • Creates development plans with direct reports, aligned with business, product, and individual development needs
  • Develops short-term supply chain operations plans consistent with long-term objectives
  • Insures all regulatory and compliance measures are met within global guidelines and local regulations
  • Tracks, communicates, and supports key metrics to achieve product team goals and objectives
  • Leads cross-functional project team meetings
  • Creates and executes budget for supply chain logistics



  • Bachelor's Degree (Business or Supply Chain) and Master's in Business or Supply Chain Management
  • 5-10 years supply chain experience across multiple disciplines and increasing project responsibility
  • Global work experience, working across regions and cultures
  • Experience leading or participating in cross-functional teams
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)
  • Certified Production & Inventory Manager (CPIM)
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
  • LEAN or Six Sigma Certification or equivalent experience


Competencies (knowledge, skills, and behaviors)

  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Championing Customer Needs
  • Intermediate Project Management Skills & Practices
  • Matrix Management
  • Driving Continuous Improvement
  • Leverage Talent
  • Working with Ambiguity
  • Establish Direction and Create Commitment
  • Financial Analysis & Management (Manufacturing)
  • Champion Change and Flexibility
  • Communicate and Engage