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Product Development Supervisor

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Optics Engineering

  1. Scope of Position

Supervise a team of engineers to develop and introduce optical communication products to manufacturing. Apply fundamental understanding and engineering principles to analyze technical problems and support Connectivity business.

  1. Day to Day Responsibilities
  • Provide supervision to engineers in developing advanced optical components
  • Assist design, build, optimize and test passive optical product prototypes and sub-assemblies
  • Assist introduce new product and process to manufacturing
  • Build and maintain close relationships with Manufacturing, PLM, market development,  etc.
  • Collaborate with colleagues worldwide
  • Foster a positive work environment
  • Communicate openly and honestly with employees at all levels
  • Establish and define expectations within the group
  • Manage resources assignment and planning
  • Coach direct reports and provide guidance
  • Conduct annual performance reviews
  1. Required Education
  • Master or Ph.D degree in Physics or Engineering with emphasis in optics and >3 years of relevant experience in passive optical components or fiber optics industry
  • B.Sc. will be considered if they have >5 years of passive optical components experience
  • 1-3 years of successful and proven supervisory, team leader and/or section supervisor experience in product development.
  •  Experience and accountability for developing, implementing and driving results.
  •  Ability to direct and develop employees, resolve conflict.
  1.  Required Skills
  • Background in the product development of optical components
  • Background in measurement of optical sub-assemblies
  • Fundamental knowledge about fibers and optical components
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks


  1. Desired Requirements:
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Theoretical knowledge of design of optical sub-assemblies
  • Software skills (Labview, python, …)
  • Experience in collaborating, interfacing and communicating upward and outward 


  1. Soft Skills:
  • Ability to work in a global environment and schedule time effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information
  • Ability to build effective teams and give clear direction
  • Ability to drive for results and act decisively
  • Spanish language capability will be a plus as significant time will be spent working with international teams located primarily in Mexico.