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Assistant Account Manager

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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Shanghai, China, CN

Company: Corning

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.

Corning’s Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.



  • Lead efforts to actively manage account relationship and execute overall division and commercial strategies
    • Develop and maintain multi-level and multi-function customer relations
    • Develop/publish customer profile and analysis
    • Organize/manage regional and corporate reviews of accounts
    • Clearly and effectively communicate strategy and activities to customer
    • Develop actionable and measurable satisfaction improvement plans


  • Develop detailed account/sales plans for each assigned customers/fabs
    • Develop account strategy and analysis
    • Achieve account sales objectives
    • Identify opportunities and risks
    • Actively manage complexity at assigned accounts



  • Support senior account manager to manage all aspects of sales operations / order management process at assigned accounts
  • Understand customer requirements - Identify, assess and prioritize opportunities
  • Execute the account plan in alignment w/product plan 
  • Provide/submit accurate short-term forecast/5 years plan/capacity plan to relevant team in Division
  • Work with Business Ops/CS/SC to ensure satisfactory payment/PO/shipment performance
  • Collect/synthesize customer and market and intelligence information.  Establish effective internal communication


  • Support AE to expand Corning’s product offering at account(s)
    • Understand customer’s current & future products demands and developments. 


  • Work with AE to deliver value proposition and provide feedback to PLM
  • Coordinate periodic technology exchanges and plan product migration at the customer
  • Communicate roadmaps and manufacturing capacity plans to the customer


  • Resolve customer issues and facilitate responsiveness
    • Respond to customer complains in timely manner
    • Organize/Lead internal resources to resolve customer issues effectively
    • Track action list of issue resolution
    • Continually look for ways to increase customer satisfaction.




  • Undergraduate degree or above, prefer majoring in IT, Engineering, Material Science or Business, technical degree preferred; MBA a plus
  • 5~8 years of sales o/a customer management experience, IT, Semiconductor, Hi-tech or LCD industry desired
  • Managed significant sales responsibilities.
  • Experience of working in international company preferred.