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Supply Planning Manager, Asia

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN, 200031

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 53332


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:
•    Develop and execute supply and inventory planning strategy as well as CLS 
•    supply chain strategies in Asia. 
•    Effectively monitor and control inventory level, take effective actions to reach 
•    inventory turn/reduction target under ensurance of service level. 
•    Optimize safety stock level, develop supply planning dashboard, manage 
•    performance to required targets, and proactively communicate key metrics with 
•    stakeholders within Corning 
•    Collaborate across supply chain and interface with key stakeholders to 
•    effectively manage finished goods inventory and safety stock. 
•    Collaborate with manufacturing to define and execute supply and inventory 
•    planning, Master Production Scheduling and lead monthly supply planning 
•    review 
•    Closely monitor/update production activities, routing maintenance, production 
•    capacities, ensure MPS and capacity requirement planning running on accurate 
•    data 
•    Develop and implement integrated planning processes, optimize standard 
•    operating procedures and fulfill customer demand in time 
•    Benchmark with best inventory planning practices within and outside Corning 
•    for continuous improvement 
•    Lead and facilitate all phases ofthe monthly SIOP meetings and process to 
•    balance supply and demand. 
•    Analyze data(demand/ capacity/inventory) with gap identification and proposal 
•    to leadership team, and take proactive actions to close gap

•    Bachelor degree or above in supply chain, industry, technical, math or IT. 
•    Minimum of 10 years experience in supply chain planning with minimum 
•    demonstrated production planning hands on experience in international 
•    company with manufacturing environment 
•    Master planner or key user experience and skills with ERP (PeopleSoft or SAP) 
•    Clear and deep dive understanding of MRP, demand planning process, supply 
•    planning process, S&OP process and inventory v.s. service control 
•    methodologies. 
•    Demonstrated experience and skills of production planning, master production 
•    scheduling, production activities control, inventory control/reduction, demand 
•    forecasting and forecast accuracy improvement 
•    Lean, 6 Sigma/DMAlC, project management experience/skills in planning, 
•    logistics, business process improvement, customer satisfaction improvement. Be 
•    process and data oriented. Be able to establish/design, implement and measure 
•    process effectively 
•    Excellent knowledge andk skills of Microsoft office suite (Excel, PPT and Access, 
•    etc)and Power BI 
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills, be able to interface with 
•    leaderships, internal & external customers at all levels and international 
•    colleagues( customer focused, enabling, engaging) in matrix organization. 
•    Ability to work/build relationships in multi-cultural and matrix organization, 
•    especially with commercial, manufacturing, finance and division cupply chain. 
•    Proactive problem solving, ability to effectively deal with multi-tasks, ambiguity, 
•    initiative for problem solving 
•    Ability to set and communicate priorities and work in a dynamic business 
•    environment 
•    Excellent change management skills and ability to understand the impact of 
•    change 
•    Good verbal and written language skills in Chinese and English