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Supplier Engineer

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Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Taichung, Taiwan, TW

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36548


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.

The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals to meet demand for unique customer needs. Consequently, this segment operates in a wide variety of commercial and industrial markets that include display optics and components, semiconductor optics components, aerospace and defense, astronomy, ophthalmic products, telecommunications components and cover glass that is optimized for portable display devices.

Purpose of the Position: • Manage Supply Chain Process compliance, ensure Supply Chain team and Suppliers will follow the right processes, use right tools to deliver quality parts and service to our customers. Develop policies, processes and expertise to meet business objectives. • Identify, develop, and qualify suppliers for new GG Projects and required external capabilities to achieve Corning's request of time to market, quality and supply. Day to Day Responsibilities: • Effectively manages multiple and broad ranges of projects to meet business goals and objectives. • Develop policies, processes and expertise to meet business objectives, and ensure process compliance so as to deliver quality parts and service to our customers. • Develop suppliers to meet Corning’s needs for service, quality, cost • Audit suppliers – publish findings, corrective actions, and manage implementation • Other SQE support as business needs Project involved with: Reporting Structure: • Gorilla Glass, Supply Engineering Manager, Specialty Materials Direct reports: NONE Education & Experience • Bachelors Degree or above Required Skills • Experience with procurement processes and systems. • Knowledge of various supply chain areas, including sourcing, planning, procurement, logistics, etc. • Demonstrated analytical abilities. • Previous project management experience • Previous Supplier Development Experience • Supplier auditing & qualification process & experience Desired Skills • Self-starter. Ability to take the initiative to ensure business objectives are met with minimum direction. • Experience with global manufacturing and business through work or project experience. • Experience in manufacturing – operations, planning, engineering or procurement • Certified Green Belt. Soft Skills • Cross functional team Coordination/Communication • Confident and adaptable • Conflict resolution • Decision making and problem solving