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Senior Logistics Specialist

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Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 200031

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 43190


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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

 - Day to Day Responsibilities 
Outbound Operation 
• Lead outbound team to handle and improve shipping operations for Asia hub and ensure on time delivery to customers in AP, and ensure trade compliance; 
• Optimize ordering and shipping pattern of dealers to level off weekly shipping performance 
• Implement and optimize outbound logistics related procedures and processes; 
• Optimize outbound total lead time to improve forwarder's performance; 
• Develop preventive plan with IT for system/EDI issue to ensure smooth outbound operation; 
• Reduce outbound operation cost, and improve reporting and analysis on goods shipping 
Inbound Operation 
• Lead inbound team to handle and improve all goods receiving operations, and ensure trade compliance; 
• Responsible for new item registration and maintain data base for registered items to ensure compliance of Asia Hub upon custom regulations in bonded zone; 
• Implement actions to improve ship to promise performance continuously; 
• Optimize inbound total lead time to improve forwarder's performance; 
• Reduce inbound operation cost, and improve reporting and analysis on goods receiving 
Inventory Control 
• Lead the implementation of Asia hub inventory management, and responsible for inventory scrap, return, and repacking, etc. 
• Collaborate with 3PL to ensure inventory accuracy and implement cycle counting audit 
• Update inventory performance in time, and develop initiatives to reduce inventory write-off 
Complaints Management 
• Take lead to communicate with commercial and dealers to reduce complaints with resolutions; 
• Collaborate with 3PL and implement complaint investigation handling process for on time complaint closure; 
• Lead team to implement action plan to achieve value added service Supplier Management 
• Drive suppliers to improve performance and meet service targets for inbound and outbound operation 
• Collaborate with 3PL to develop and implement continuous improvement projects 
• Implement and maintain detailed work quality manual with 3PL 
• Initiate annual bidding project with GSM and achieve optimized cost saving 
• Update and implement SOP with forwarders to ensure service level 
• Review and improve forwarder performance People Management 
• Organize team building activities to improve morale and satisfaction of team members 
• Develop teamwork with cross function department to fulfill business requirements EHS 
• Each employee regardless of their position at Corning is required to assume responsibility for their own actions and to take positive steps in assisting their follow workers in support of a safe working environment. 
• Employee is required to ensure that the Safety Rules and the Standard Operating Procedures are obeyed. 
• Employee is required to immediately record and investigate the circumstances and causes of accidents/near missed and to take the appropriate action. 
• Employee is required to rectify any condition considered unsafe. 
• Employee is required to pro-actively support the Health and Safety Team. 
• Use knowledge of security, health and safety procedures to develop policies and practices to ensure safety and security for employees and goods and a safe and healthy environment on site. 
• Continuously improve the overall health and safety performance of the company. 
- Required Skills 
• Bachelor degree or above, supply chain, logistics or international trade major preferred (Must) 
• Minimum 5 - 8 years' experience in multinational corporation (Must) 
• PS Oracle system operation experience (Plus) 
• Bonded zone handling experience (Plus) 
• Intra-Asia shipping experience (Plus) 
• 3PL/Warehouse management experience (Must) 
• Continuous improvement project experience (Must) 
• Knowledge of Import & Export 
• Experience and knowledge of supply chain systems such as warehousing, distribution and inventory management 
• Good verbal and written communication skills in Chinese and English 
• Proficient PC skills, especially on Excel and other office software