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Procurement Section Manager

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Date: Jun 15, 2021

Location: Taichung, TW, 407

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46762



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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.



Purpose of the Position: 

  • Well purchasing strategy to fulfill business need and support cost reduction program
  • Assure material supply w/o supply disruption and ensure material delivery at right time , right quality , right quantity . 
  • Ensure operation transaction compliance in TW region employee . 
  • Manage execution on SRM including supplier management and risk management .
  • Continue process and system improvement to improve operation efficiency 
  • Deploy GSM strategies and plan


Day to Day Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure well purchasing strategy to fulfill business demand and support cost reduction . 
  • Conduct sourcing activities (RFQ/RFI/RFP , analysis , sourcing strategy , contract negotiation , contract maintenance and enforcement) 
  • Owns/ Assist with supplier Relationship management process (including supplier audit)
  • Ensure compliance with buying policy in TW region and provide regular training for TW region employee 
  • Assist with Business Global Supply Management (GSM) Strategy Development .
  • Deploy GSM strategies and plans to make decisions necessary to purchase product or service , aligned with organizational objectives and sourcing strategies . 
  • Manage contractual documents (Supply Agreement , Pricing Agreement , NDA , COI) 
  • Assist with commodity review and supply intelligence . 
  • Streamline operation process to improve operation efficiency 
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external auditing requirements related especially to GSM or any other certification (if applicable)
  • Project involved with:  AMC reduction program  GSM Cost reduction program  S2P  SRM  Elementumn  Supplier Reduction


Education & Experience 

  • At least 3 year of experience in procurement or Supply chain 
  • ERP system (SAP / PeopleSoft) 
  • Microsoft Word , Excel , Outlook , Power point 
  • TOEIC 550 Required Skills 
  • Must be knowledgeable of supply management including supplier selection , contract management , strategic sourcing and cost analysis . 
  • Familiar with KT DA 
  • Good problem solving 
  • Superior telephone and face-to-face verbal communication skills, including experience clarifying information in a friendly and positive manner 
  • Ability to establish priorities, multitask, work independently, and complete objectives in a fast-paced and demanding work environment


Desired Skills Soft Skills :

  • Conflict management 
  • Collaboration skill 
  • Be experienced in dealing with individuals at all levels of the organization; 
  • Must have strong oral and written communications skills; 
  • Good English skill (written and oral) is preferred