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Shift Supervisor

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Date: Apr 4, 2021

Location: Vineland, NJ, US, 08360

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44432


Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a 166-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning Valor™ Glass is an example of a life-changing innovation purpose-built to store and protect injectable medicines. Corning is also a global leader in pharmaceutical tubing, manufacturing a variety of clear and amber glass tubing that is converted by our customers into vials, cartridges, ampules and syringes.

Scope of Position:

In this role, you will provide coordination and supervision for all manufacturing areas and support functions for operations. We look for in your support of these areas to include directing and implementing activities to meet production goals and metrics.

Day to Day Responsibilities:  

  • You will need to ensure the safety of employees and process/equipment  
  • Daily leadership to meet manufacturing schedules and deadlines  
  • Prioritize workload to meet demand and maximize manufacturing efficiency  
  • Assign specific tasks, provide direction and check work  
  • nteract cooperatively with engineering, quality, planning, etc. to meet goals  
  • Handle employee timecards and payroll interface logistics  
  • Recommend and support process/equipment improvements  
  • Maintain manufacturing metrics tracking and reporting  
  • Lead or facilitate manufacturing related team meetings  
  • Continuous improvement of efficiencies and workflow to improve overall performance. 
  • Initiate and/or suggest opportunities to develop employees team skills.  
  • Train and develop employees on a regular basis.  
  • Contribute to company’s identified goals and objectives  
  • Handle special projects as assigned by the Manufacturing Department Head/Manager  
  • Implement corrective action related to process variations, equipment malfunctions, or operations endangering the safety of personnel or facility  
  • Evaluate shift team and individual performance and delegate responsibility, authority, and accountability accordingly

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:  

  • Rotating 12-hour shifts; 6am – 6pm or 6pm – 6am.  
  • Shifts 2 on/ 3 off and 3 on/ 2 off; every other weekend off.

Required Education/Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree  
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience in manufacturing

Required Years and Area of Experience:  

  • Experience working on technical problems or teams  
  • Ability to work varied hours, shifts, and days  
  • Professional customer service and people skills  
  • Ability to train, coach, and direct others
  • Excellent attention to detail

Required Skills:  

  • Building Effective Teams  
  • Compassion  
  • Conflict Management  
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others  
  • Listening

Desired Skills:  

  • Experience working within a manufacturing facility.  
  • Employee Relations  
  • Safety, Health, Environmental Compliance

Soft Skills:

  • Act with Integrity and Authenticity  
  • Act Quickly and Conclusively  
  • Value Differences in People and Ideas  
  • Champion Change and Flexibility  
  • Communicate and Engage  
  • Drive Deployment  
  • Establish Direction and Create Commitment  
  • Focus on Customers  
  • Inspire and Motivate  
  • Utilize Talent  
  • Demonstrate Technology and Market Expertise  
  • Pursue and Apply Takeaways


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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