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Date: Jun 21, 2019

Location: Taipei, Taiwan, TW

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36569


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 Global Supply Management (GSM) Function is recognized as a critical function for business success.  It delivers the training, tools and opportunities needed to create innovative solutions for the function & the corporation.  GSM has leading edge, effective processes to anticipate and exceed customer requirements.

Scope of Position: Responsible for developing and supporting implementation of various strategies around procurement, business operation, supply chain, etc. within Display GSM organization, from defining project charter, kicking off with stakeholders/leadership, driving strategy development, to carrying out pilot/implementation and tracking ongoing progress/metrics. Also where applicable, responsible for developing, establishing and running the Program Management Office to ensure all projects are delivered within the agreed scope, timeline, and quality, and projects are aligned with the strategic objectives of the Division. Day to Day Responsibilities: • For strategy development and implementation: o Establish project charter and define steering and core/working team structure o Identify gaps and develop strategy plan and timeline to execute (including resourcing plan and financials, if needed) o Work with internal and external parties/customers as needed o Execute plan and communicate requirements to stakeholders o Track and report progress on regular basis • For Program Management Office: o Owns the process for proposed projects to be defined, selected and prioritized within the cross-functional project portfolio o Manage the project portfolio management process from project initiation through execution to projects’ closure o Familiarize with each project context/content to avoid overlaps/duplicates or heading towards opposite directions o Support business case development and work with project owners to resolve issues o Track each project status and key metrics to ensure progress Travel Requirements: Limited travel required Required Education: MS or MBA is a plus Required Skills: • Fluent in Mandarin and English speaking and writing • Strong problem solving and Project management skills • Excellent communication skills to liaise with people at all levels of the organization • Management consulting experience is a plus