Product Line Manager - Auto Interiors

Date: Aug 31, 2023

Location: Taipei, TW, 105

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59863 


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.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the product or product line’s market value proposition and pricing strategy
  • Develop and execute the product line planning process, including the identification of critical projects to be undertaken for the year
  • Find the optimal solution (balancing the needs of Corning and the customer) to all product issues related to performance (i.e., specs, attributes, services), quality, share growth, customer needs (contract management)
  • Understand downstream market requirements and assess competitive threats and implications for the business create long‐term forecasting plan
  • Responsible to define sales pitch, customer presentation and internal training material
  • Develops the product line strategy and manages the product line through the stages of innovation, from product concept through commercialization and life‐cycle management
  • Optimizes inventory management related to the product line by coordinating information flow, as needed, between Forecasting, Sales, Manufacturing, and other parties
  • Works with Manufacturing and Sales to identify opportunities to reduce complexity and cost reduction in the manufacturing process both at Corning’s plant(s) and the customer site, as appropriate
  • Articulate product requirements in the D&E budgeting and prioritization
  • Track the performances of assigned products, maintain data bases of product line management by product attributes and projects
  • Lead/support the new product feasibility studies and the product developments

Required skills: 

  • Demonstrated track record of managing various priorities and projects
  • Demonstrated track record of leading multi‐functional teams
  • Participation in, or leadership of, multicultural and/or multi‐geographic projects
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills, able to turn quantitative analysis into meaningful business insights
  • Knowledge of marketing, business analysis and commercial operations
  • Excellent English/Chinese communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced working environment
  • Well organized, Strategic thinking, has systematic approach to problem solving
  • Self-starter and result oriented

Education / Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree – Engineering, Applied Science, or equivalent experience; MBA preferred
  • 5 years+ Experience in a product or commercial function, preferably experience in high-tech, display technology, consumer electronics or automotive industry

​​​​​​​Desired Experience:

  • Work experience in Manufacturing, Engineering and/or Development.
  • Financial analysis and accounting experience.
  • Work experience in a Strategy group.
  • Product Management Experience