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Warehouse Section Supervisor

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Date: Apr 10, 2021

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US, 31520

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44407


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.


Scope of Job: To provide leadership and supervision to shipping, receiving and warehouse functions. Includes developing, implementing and directing activities to meet production goals and metrics.



  • Lead warehouse organization - shipping, receiving and material storage.
  • Ensure safety of employees equipment and 3rd party providers in our facility. Responsible for safety of warehouse operations.
  • Daily leadership to meet operational schedules and output.
  • Interact with Operations, Planning, Quality and Engineering to develop and meet goals.
  • Maintain warehouse metrics and goals.
  • Achieve weekly shipping plan.
  • Responsible for management of raw material and finished goods inventories. Achieve inventory management metrics.
  • Budgetary responsible for warehousing costs. Work with other organizations to identify and implement cost reduction initiatives, and freight efficiencies.
  • Receivership of warehouse expansion.


Education / Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree required (Engineering, Supply Chain or Business preferred )
  • 5+ years in manufacturing / warehouse environment.
  • Warehousing / Shipping / Receiving experience preferred.


Required skills:

  • Excellent people, organizational and communication skills
  • Supervisory experience and ability to lead team
  • Experience in a manufacturing or warehousing environment
  • Self -motivated, positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of SAP or other MRP system


Soft skills: Detail oriented, accurate, organized, flexible


Hours / Work Schedule: 8am- 5pm M-F. 40+ hours / week. Additional hours as required, including off hours support.


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, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Brunswick