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Product Line Specialist

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Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Strykow, Lodzkie, PL, 95-010

Company: Corning

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Supports the product line strategy and manages the product line through the stages of innovation, from product concept through commercialization and life-cycle management
  • Collaborates closely with the Product Line Manager, other Product Line Specialists/ Coordinators, and a cross-functional team consisting of members from Supply Chain, Quality, Manufacturing, Technology, Customer Service, Application Engineering, Marketing, and Sales to ensure the product line’s success
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of current customer requirements and future opportunities, assesses competitive threats and implications for the business
  • Understands what attributes of the product line are most important to key customers and internally champions critical product enhancements that position Corning as the supplier of choice with these customers
  • Understands critical issues and implications of the product line strategy and secures requisite data and analyses to support well-informed day-to-day operations
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal/external customers and gains their trust and respect
  • Supports product training for Customer Service, Sales, Application Engineering with collaterals, samples and other training materials, as required


Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Business or Engineering or equivalent demonstrated experience 
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Manufacturing and/or Business Development
  • Demonstrated track record of managing projects, leading cross-functional teams, and working in fast-paced work environment (taking initiative, working independently, problem solving, and handling multiple priorities)
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, ppt, Word, etc.); SAP knowledge is an advantage  
  • 100% fluent in English, both written and oral
  • MBA or equivalent demonstrated experience (i.e., extensive experience in business)
  • Work experience in Manufacturing and/or Development
  • Financial analysis and accounting experience
  • Some experience in Fiber Optic would be ideal, experience in a similar business area is appreciated