Regional Supply Chain Planner

Company Name:
Corning
Are you interested in Life Changing Innovation? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the worlds greatest innovators. We solve our customers most complex problems that others cant or wont. Collaboration, Innovative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons world class professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the worlds fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.
With more than 160 years of science and engineering knowledge, Corning Incorporated creates keystone components for high-technology systems in consumer electronics, mobile emissions control and life sciences. Our Optical Communications segment delivers connectivity to every edge of the network, from optical fiber, cable, hardware and equipment to fully-optimized optical solutions.
What we do is life changing. Our innovations help customers keep pace with the worlds insatiable demand for bandwidth, accelerating the delivery of information and keeping the world connected to the important people, places and things that enhance our lives.
To know more about Corning Optical Communications, visit us at:
Scope of Position
Works in conjunction with supply chain team, product line manager and plant planners to plan and execute to a high level of customer service and cash flow performance. Leads S&OP meetings to understand and identify any issues with supply based on current demand forecast. Supports the development of Value Stream Maps for assigned product lines. Works in conjunction with the plant to implement inventory management strategies and track performance. Drives consistency and sharing of best practices related to supply planning.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Responsible for managing S&OP process, long term capacity planning, and communicating customer demand.
Match supply and demand to ensure appropriate capacity levels at work centers.
Support Americas Partnership Meeting (S&OP).
Insures effective communication with Global counterparts to realize global flexibility.
Coordinate activities with plant and global resources to maximize speed and flexibility.
Develop inventory strategies that balance agility with highest cost benefit to Corning.
Support Demand Management meetings as required for products.
Support development and execution of Agility plans
Represent manufacturing in forecast consensus meeting to balance statistical forecast with commercial inputs.
Work with forecasting team to provide best possible MPS/MRP plans to plant through SAP ERP.
Assure effective implementation of planning strategies to optimize inventory and customer service metrics.
Evaluate inventory stocking plans relative to actual inventory/service levels and work with tactical planner/buyers to adjust inventory stocking plans as needed.
Support monthly RRABC item reviews ensuring optimal MPS settings and inventory targets aligned to the project framework.
Execute value stream map for key product lines from supplier to customer and drive resulting actions.
Support cost saving initiatives.
Participates in product team meetings as required.
Advise product team on critical considerations related to product life-cycle.
Assist in the development of supply chain strategy and roadmap.
Travel Requirements
10% domestic and international
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40hrs/week - 1st shift
Qualifications
Required Education (minimum required for consideration):
Bachelor's Degree (Supply Chain major preferred)
Required Years and Area of Experience:
2+ years of Supply Chain Experience
Required Skills:
1. Ability to motivate a team daily and to achieve long term goals
2. Ability to direct, manage and work with diverse group of people
3. Ability to work independently in a dynamic, business and manufacturing environment
4. Capable of prioritizing and executing multiple tasks
5. Ability to comprehend, analyze, and solve complex process problems
6. Ability to change priorities and tasks when necessary
7. Ability to develop and drive strategic vision for America OCS planning team.
8. Strong communication and presentation skills
9. Thorough understand of all aspects of inventory management
10. Demonstrated ability to use lean techniques
11. Fluent in English, both written and oral. 12. Strong SAP knowledge
Desired Skills
1. Foreign Language
2. APICs Certification
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