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Supply Chain Manager

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Date: Nov 13, 2021

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Internal Corning Employees are provided the opportunity to review global job openings for potential interest. However, they are encouraged to do so with the understanding that whether or not they will be considered a candidate for positions located outside their geographic area (city, country, region) will depend on a number of factors such as the availability of local subject matter expertise or qualified talent, the need to obtain and availability of work authorization, costs associated with internal transfer, etc. It will be the decision of the hiring organization whether to permit employees applying outside the local area where the opening exists to be considered a candidate for that opening. It is recommended employees wishing to apply for job openings at Corning make their supervisor aware of their interest before formally applying.


Supply Chain Manager


Role Purpose:

Manages supply chain from end-to-end (supplier to customer) to enable sustainable competitive advantage. Defines and executes division and global supply chain strategy aligned with business strategy (commercial, technology, manufacturing, quality, supply management) at a plant. Works proactively with cross-functional teams tomeet 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.
  • Links the Product team strategy to the Manufacturing strategy.
  • Works with manufacturing team and external vendors to ensure product delivery, quality and cost.
  • Collaborates with product development team, strategic sourcing, regional logistics and trade compliance management to meet business objectives.
  • 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 plant and product team objectives.
  • Leads cross-functional project teams to drive and deliver cost and service goals
  • Creates and executes budget for plant supply chain.


Performance Metrics:

  • Customer Satisfaction (OTP, OCT)
  • Critical supplier performance and quality metrics
  • Inventory metrics
  • Business financials (revenue, COM etc.)
  • Cash conversion cycle
  • Talent management metrics
  • Safety metrics

Competencies (knowledge, skills and behaviors):


  • Cross-Cultural Agility
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Influencing


  • Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Process Management


  • Financial Analysis and Management (Mfg.)
  • Intermediate Project Management Skills & Practices
  • Matrix Management
  • Supply Chain Strategies and Plans


Leadership: This role is a Level 3 role in Corning’s Global Leadership Model continuum. Global Leadership competencies most pertinent to this role are:

  • Champion Change and Flexibility
  • Communicate and Engage
  • Establish Direction and Create Commitment
  • Leverage Talent





  • Bachelor’s Degree (Technical, Business or Supply Chain).
  • Minimum 5 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.


  • Master’s in Business or Supply Chain Management.
  • Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM).
  • Certified Production & Inventory Manager (CPIM).
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).
  • LEAN or Six Sigma Certification or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Corning’s Supply Chain Model (Demand Planning, Sourcing, Supply Planning & Execution, Logistics, Network Planning, Contract Manufacturing).


Pay Grade: Grade D 

Employee Referral Amount: $0.00