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Manager, Commercial Technology China

Date: Dec 31, 2018

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.


Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for understanding auto interior industry future trends in China and translating into customer and industry technology roadmaps
    • Understand auto interior industry landscape through discussion with customers, industry leaders and attendance at auto related tradeshows
    • Translate into cohesive customer and industry technology roadmaps to drive auto interior 5-year technology planning


  • Develop China market intelligence, critical customer knowledge and system level insights for value prop development to drive sustained competitive advantage for auto interior business
    • Engage with auto industry value chain players to gather market intelligence, align with our internal roadmap and gather competitive intelligence when possible
    • Gain understanding of infotainment system level performance/requirements and interactions with Corning products
    • Develop and validate value proposition that delivers met/unmet customer needs and differentiates Corning products from competitors


  • Lead strategic customer technical engagements
    • Responsible for strategic engagements requiring deep technology engagement and promotion of Corning products
    • Collaborate with Sales and Application Engineering when needed
    • Ownership of Innovation and Technology Days with customers in China region




  • MS in science and engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of track record in combination of technology and commercial roles
  • Strong preference for individuals that have been Product Manager, Product Engineer or Application Engineer with automotive industry experience
  • Ability to lead and operate in highly matrix organization with multiple reporting structures
  • Strong problem solving skills, ability to stay calm under difficult situations and communicate clearly across organization
  • Strong command of English language


Employee Referral Level: 3