Mfg Supv(Process) Team Leader:

Erwin 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.

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.

Scope of Position:

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives.
  • Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply.
  • Receives predetermined work assignments with specific instructions.
  • Directs subordinates to achieve assignments using established guidelines, procedures, and policies.
  • Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results may cause delays in schedules.
  • Interacts daily with subordinates and/or functional peer groups.
  • Interaction normally involves exchange or presentation of factual information.
  • Provides immediate supervision to a unit or group of employees, assigning tasks, and checking work at frequent intervals.
  • A portion of time is normally spent performing individual tasks related to the unit or sub-unit.
  • Generally supervises semi-skilled employees.
  • Schedule:
  • Candidate expected to work swing shift for the current 24/5 plant operation. 24/7 plant operations schedule possible. 

Hours:  40-50 hr./wk.; off hour support if necessary

Required Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in Engineering desired
  • 2 years of manufacturing and/or leadership experience preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent people skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to grasp technical details and understand impacts of the process and requirements for successful performance/quality organization.
  • Follow-up and documentation skills a must.
  • Rigid yet flexible leadership skills required.
  • Willingness to learn new things quickly and apply them.  Also, willingness to ask for help so that issues are minimized.

Desired Skills:

  • Process orientation- find ways to improve existing organizations
  • Ceramic knowledge
  • Production Background
  • Supervisor experience

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