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Market Intelligence Manager

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Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: Tewksbury, MA, US, 01876

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44083


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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.


Scope of Position:

As part of the Corning Life Science (CLS) Market & Business Strategy Team, this role will be responsible for leading detailed market research and analysis on assigned customer, competitive, and market topics in support of business planning activities. Individual will be responsible for maintaining a source-based point-of-view on addressable market performance, category share, and competitive position. The project work, including but not limited to strategy development, will also be assigned as business needs require. Time will flex between ongoing market intel activities and project-based assignments.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research – primary and secondary – related to existing or new business.
  • Analyses include areas such as: market research, product preference, technology and product potential, market size, penetration, and trends.
  • Scope includes regional and global views.
  • Perform various analytics – financial, comparative, etc. to develop understanding of market and competitive environment.
  • Develop PowerPoint, models, and other necessary documents that effectively communicate results of efforts and recommendations to various leadership / stakeholders within CLS.
  • Analyze and monitor market indicators (such as NIH budget funding etc.) and correlate performance with CLS performance; identify leading and lagging economic indicators.
  • Track quarterly earnings performance of market participants and prepare report(s) on relevant findings for leadership.
  • Lead biannual global market outlook process, including data collection, collaboration with regional stakeholders, and final report generation and delivery.
  • Lead development of quarterly addressable market and competitive point of view for the division.
  • Complete work goals are attained without appreciable supervisory direction. Completed work is reviewed for desired results from a relatively long-term perspective.
  • Lead or contribute to the completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in program delays and expenditure of resources.


Performance Metrics:

  • Timely delivery of high quality, accurate market analysis.
  • Effectiveness in predicting external environment impact on CLS performance.
  • Delivery of assigned projects on time, scope, and budget.
  • Engagement and support of key stakeholders People Responsibilities (if applicable).


Travel Requirements:

  • Negligible


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • Standard business hours; Monday – Friday.


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Biological Sciences, Engineering, or related field.
  • MBA strongly preferred.


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Minimum of 5+ years in market research or analysis within a technical environment.


Required Skills:

  • Experience with developing business insights based on detailed quantitative analysis.
  • Cross-Functional Team Leadership experience (Program or project management).
  • Advanced analytical skills & use of associated tools.
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset.
  • Customer Knowledge.
  • Work experience with a Fortune 500 company.


Desired Experience / Qualifications / Skills:

  • Experience within the Life Sciences/Medical Devise or Diagnostics Industry.
  • Life Sciences technology knowledge.
  • Interest in market data mining and translating to business actionable.


Soft Skills:

  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity with ability to adapt style to fit culture.  
  • Change agent, strong leadership skills.
  • Is able to prioritize and coordinate multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Demonstrates initiative and a sense of urgency for achieving results.
  • Strong problem-solving skills including working effectively across functions and locations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – ability to communicate and influence upward (to external service providers, corporate groups, and division leaders).
  • Confident and Adaptable.
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset .
  • Perseverance.
  • Ability to influence without authority.
  • Business Acumen.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • Strategic Agility.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.  We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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