Supply Chain Intern:

Wilmington North Carolina

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 Position:

 The responsibility of a Supply Chain Intern is to learn and apply SCM best practices and processed to a given Project for a SC department. Receive on-the-job training on overall production and supply chain strategies and processes through work assignments.


 Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • To apply supply chain skills and knowledge to their assigned project or projects.
  • The candidate should be able to utilize and build on solid supply chain fundamentals to complete his / her tasks.


Travel Requirements:

  • Some travel may be required, less than 10%


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • Standard 40 hour week (Monday - Friday (8:00-5:00))


Required Education:

  • Pursuing a degree in Supply Chain or equivalent


Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Relevant experience is a Plus


Required Skills:

  • Demonstrate Drive and Commitment
  • Ability to Comprehend, Analyze, and Solve complex problems
  • Ability to change priorities and tasks as necessary
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic, business / manufacturing environment
  • Computer Literate in MS Office


Desired Skills:

  • Project Management
  • SAP knowledge and experience
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks


Soft Skills:

  • Fluent in English
  • Strong oral and written communication sills
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Able to work in a team environment

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.

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