Product Line Coordinator

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Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63603

 

Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 



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.

Product Line Coordinator

 

Role Purpose

This position is responsible for providing analysis and reporting of product related data to support the team’s One Year plan.  This role will support a fast paced, dynamic product line to grow market share while optimizing efficiencies across the portfolio. The role will be supported by Product Line Specialist(s) and the Regional Product Team.

 

Major Roles and Responsibilities

Reporting/Analysis

  • Analyze and consolidate forecast data for monthly SnOP forecast and Consensus forecast meetings.
  • Compile and analyze product forecast on a monthly basis.
  • Complete product line tasks daily to ensure product updates are timely and cohesive (quality updates, part number creation, product substitutions).
  • Prepare financial analysis as needed to support team.

Product Line Support

  • Schedule and conduct weekly Operations/Capacity & Priorities meeting with PLM, Operations & Supply Chain to ensure OTP and PLT deliverables are met. (Customer Service)
  • Cross functional engagement with Customer Service, Implementation and Planning teams for driving commercial/operations priorities. (Customer Service)
  • Support Supply Chain, Data Management Organization (DMO) regarding ordering processes and part number management. (Supply Chain)
  • Engage and support with Variable Configurator (VC) updates and reviews quarterly to ensure product line is updated across systems. (Customer Service)
  • Support key product line strategic initiatives as needed. (Leadership)
  • Conduct periodic review and ensure product line collateral and literature (spec sheets, videos, standard operating procedures) are updated with guidance from the Product Specialist. (Positioning)

 

  • Knowledgeable on industry, customer, and regulatory standards and how their products perform against them. (Competitive Assessment)

 

  • Participates in maximizing pricing updates and analysis as supported by Product Specialist. (Pricing)
  • Maintains documentation in centralized location for product line portfolio updates. (Engineering)

 

  • Trains and communicates product line portfolio updates with Customer Service, Applications Engineering, Engineering Services, and Sales as needed. (Engineering)

Job requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or Supply Chain.

  • Previous work experience in project management, supply chain, customer service or like of 0-3 years.
  • Systems experience in SAP, Business Warehouse, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power BI, Salesforce.com, Databricks.
  • Highly proficient in English language, written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated work experience communicating with cross-functional teams, project management experience, and data or financial analysis.

Key Competencies:

 

Perseverance

  • Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish.
  • Seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.

 

Business - Customer Focus

  • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services.
  • Acts with customers in mind.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

 

Process Management

  • Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done
  • Understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow
  • Proficient in SAP, Vendavo, Microsoft Excel, Power BI, Databricks

 

Data Gathering and Analytical Skills

  • Understands critical issues and implications of the product line strategy and secures requisite data and analyses to support well-informed day-to-day operations.
  • Seeks information from multiple internal sources to define and quantify product-related issues.
  • Recognizes important patterns, trends, or themes in information.
  • Uses frameworks, models and checklists to ensure all aspects are checked or considered.


Corning Puts YOU First!

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning.

  • Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions.
  • Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.   
  • Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.  
  • Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. To request an accommodation, please contact us at accommodations@corning.com.

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