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Wireless Product Line Specialist

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Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Texas, TX, US

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51799


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Major Roles and Responsibilities


  • Compile and analyze reports from SAP/Business Warehouse to include financial and volume trends
  • Analyze and consolidate forecast data for monthly forecast process
  • Collect and distribute standardized reports, weekly updates, and key product line metrics.
  • Proactively monitor and manage customer fulfillment performance: undated orders, non-standard order multiples, sample and demo requests, part number assignment and price loading, backlog, inventory, quality, and other metrics.
  • Help establish process for reporting forecast/pipeline changes and opportunity analysis trends


Product Line Support

  • Works closely with the Product Line Managers to fulfill Product Line, Technology, and Operations priorities
  • Engagement with Technology, Sales, Operations, Supply Chain, and Quality for driving tactical and strategic goals
  • Support workflows and part number management
  • Support key product line strategic and tactical initiatives as established in the One Year and Five Year Plans
  • Conduct periodic review and initiate updated product collateral, including literature, specification sheets, videos, and standard procedures
  • Periodically analyze, monitor and report on key product metrics for each stage of its lifecycle



  • Self-driven, independent, team oriented, individual contributor that deals well with ambiguity
  • Able to adapt quickly to Product Line or business priorities
  • Able to make decisions by balancing risk and reward
  • Able to manage project deliverables within the constraints of an overall project plan
  • Able to communicate in a clear, accurate, and concise manner
  • Utilize collaborative interpersonal skills to resolve conflict and drive consensus
  • Maintain a results-oriented viewpoint with a focus on the customer and P&L


Experience / Education


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business
  • Worked extensively with Excel and other data analysis tool packs
  • Experience directly or indirectly with product forecasting and customer delivery
  • Proven ability to crunch product and sales data and derive meaningful metrics



  • Previous work experience in PLS or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • Previous work experience in DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems)


This role 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, 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.