Logistics Department Group Lead:

Fairport New York

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.

The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide more than 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics and fluoride crystals to meet demand for unique customer needs. Consequently, this segment operates in a wide variety of commercial and industrial markets that include display optics and components, semiconductor optics components, aerospace and defense, astronomy, ophthalmic products, telecommunications components and cover glass that is optimized for portable display devices.

Purpose of Position:

  • This position is responsible for providing necessary leadership to all duties within the storeroom, while maximizing priority scheduling and streamlining processes.

Major Responsibilities (Ongoing Tasks):

  • Supporting the department throughout the day and setting priorities as required.
  • Basic understanding of all functions within the department; backfilling where needed.
  • Support company policies and procedures, ensuring fairness and consistency.
  • Root cause evaluation and solutions on cycle count discrepancies.
  • Participate in a team atmosphere and contribute to various continuous improvement projects and processes.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment.
  • Communicate effectively with others using both oral and written communication skills.
  • Other duties as required.

Job Specifications – Qualifications

  • Education Required: Associates Degree in related discipline
  • Experience Prior production experience a plus.
  • MRP system experience required.
  • Experience working effectively across functions and within a team.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Behaviors
  • Strong computer skills –knowledge of Excel, Word, and Access database.
  • Self-starter with a continuous drive to be productive.
  • A passion for operational excellence and effectiveness.
  • Proactively seeks ways to help the department and plant succeed.

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.

Basic Qualifications