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Corning Incorporated

Since our earliest days, Corning Incorporated, the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, has worked closely with customers to understand their problems, explore possible solutions, and then bring those solutions to life through our world-class scientific and manufacturing capabilities.Our unique collaborative culture paired with more than 160 years of materials science and  process engineering continue to drive us forward -- as we look at the toughest problems, imagine the possibiliti... Read More

Address      One Riverfront Plaza Corning, NY 14831 USA
Website      www.corning.com/
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Manufacturing Supervisor

Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.

Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.


For almost three decades, Corning Environmental Technologies has developed creative, highly effective emission control solutions for mobile and stationary sources around the world. We joined the campaign for cleaner air in the early 1970s, when we developed high-performance, cost-effective cellular ceramic substrates for use in catalytic converters. Our invention has become the industry standard for more than 95% of today’s catalytic catalytic-converter equipped vehicles. Today, we hold more than 200 patents on emission-control products and processes used in gasoline, diesel and alternative-fuel vehicles, as well as stationary applications.



Scope of Position:

    * Operations supervisor, driving manufacturing efficiencies, through utilization of process tools, procedures and maximizing employees’ skills and talents.
    * Team Leader; Direct, develop and coach Operations Associates, safety, training, scheduling and production Coordinators.
    * Link to the Quality, Engineering, Technical, and Manufacturing Support groups.
    * Supports Environmental Technologies Automotive Product lines, Diesel firing support and  manufacturing improvements
    * Green and Fired End process improvement and 6 sigma projects.  Supports engineering process improvement experimentation and projects through Rotation Leadership.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

    * Supervise and Coordinate resources and activities to successfully complete the manufacturing of CELCOR substrates.
    * Responsible for the supervision and performance of approximately 53 Operations Associates and 7 contract employees working in a team based environment.
    * Determine work assignments with specific instructions to meet the daily production and shipping requirements.
    * Provide coaching to the teams and coordinators, communicate and delegate daily responsibilities to Operations Associates.
    * Coordinating the activities of Operations Associates working in the areas of quality, raw materials, extrusion, inspection, packing and shipping.
    * Monitor rotation/team performance. Sets expectations and objectives for team.
    * Drive process control through the utilization of standard operating set ups, checklist and procedures.
    * Make critical decisions concerning quality, down time, staffing and schedule changes.
    * Conduct a daily pre shift meeting to review the shift performance, daily operations activities, plant safety, quality and production goals.
    * Manage shift and rotation staffing based on the line prioritization, required to utilize Automatic Time and Attendance to track attendance and verify pay.
    * Enforce adherence to plant policies and procedures.

Travel Requirements (please note if international): Less than 10%

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 12 hour shift schedule

 Job Title:  Manufacturing Supervisor (Process) Team Leader

Reference Number:  171260


Required Education:

    * BS degree required
    * BS in engineering with supervisory experience preferred.
    * Previous Military leadership training or Supervisory Experience in a Manufacturing Environment with significant technical training may also be considered.

Required Skills:

    * Knowledge of Manufacturing systems and practices
    * Knowledge of the CELCOR process or other ceramic processes.
    * Experience in working in a team based environment.
    * Experienced in Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles
    * Solid interpersonal/communication skills.

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