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Inventory Control Coordinator

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Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Woburn, MA, US, 01801

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51267


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.

The purpose of this position is: Oversees and coordinates the supply of material needed for daily operations. Coordinates and processes product and raw inventory within a warehouse environment, including receiving, issuing, handling, and accounting for inventory stock.

This position includes significant duties such as:

• Monitors all inventory movement in and out of warehouse, ensuring inventory is well organized.

• Processes work order requests, picks material from warehouse locations, and issues material to production.

• Monitors inventory metrics.

• Performs physical inventory preparation and participates in counting/reconciling during physical inventory. Conducts periodic cycle counts to ensure material count accuracy.

• Works with planning to analyze inventory levels and product demand to determine reorder levels.

• Works closely with procurement and planning to effectively manage inventory supply/demand.

• Researches and resolves inventory variances.

• Uses ERP system to conduct analysis of inventory status and reserve orders.

• Responsible for material in/out flows.

• Participates in continuous improvement projects.


Working Conditions: Good working conditions. Frequently lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 60 pounds. Some exposure to cold temperatures due to refrigerator and freezer storage areas. Some exposure to chemicals and dry ice.


Education: High School Diploma or GED required.


Experience: 3 - 5 years of previous logistics experience, utilizing ERP Systems required.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Woburn
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston