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Product Line Manager

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Date: Jan 17, 2023

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 201807

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 57427


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. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 

Key Responsibilities:

• Own the data analysis from market data, RFQ, product attributes, customer segmentation, according to the business plan and product line plan

• Track the performances of assigned products, maintain data bases of product line management by product attributes and projects

• Support the execution of commercial plans, identification of critical supply chain to deliver, and channel and pricing strategy to win

• Support the development and articulation of 2D product line plans, value proposition, Green Book (5-year plan) and Black Book (Budget)

• Lead/support the new product feasibility studies and the product developments

• Lead/support commercial process improvement around sample prioritization, forecasting, NPI data analysis, reporting and execution on sample decision and plans

• Support key strategic programs and/or SWAT projects as required

• Responsible to define sales pitch, customer presentation and internal training material

• about 25% travel, location Hefei, Suzhou, Shanghai


Education / Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred

• 5 years+ Experience in a product or commercial function, preferably experience in high-tech, display technology, consumer electronics or automotive industry

• Product Management Experience as a plus.


Required skills:

• Strong business acumen and analytical skills, able to turn quantitative analysis into meaningful business insights

• Knowledge of marketing, business analysis and commercial operations

• Demonstrated ability to interface and team with people across functional and geographic boundaries

• Excellent English/Chinese communication skills, both written and verbal

• Ability to manage business relationships using combination of data driven analysis, strategic thinking, networking and strong interpersonal skills

• Ability to work independently, efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced working environment

• Well organized, has systematic approach to problem solving

• Ability to handle stressful environment and multi-task

• Self-starter and result oriented