Blankmaking MET (Manufacturing Excellence Team) Supervisor

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Job Description:
Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.1
Cornings 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.
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: http://www.corning.com/cablesystems
BM MET (Manufacturing Excellence Team) Key Responsibilities:
Maintaining production equipment
Monitoring equipment and processes
Making process/equipment/procedure adjustments
Manufacturing improvement identification and solutions
Technology receivership
Responsibilities of the Position:
Supervise the Blankmaking MET Day and Shift technicians including training, feedback and annual IGO process
Monitor Repair & Maintenance spending levels for the Blankmaking Production Community and lead project efforts to maximize cost reduction
Active participation in Glassmaking community leadership functions and forums
Continue the development of the Blankmaking MET organization to include further definition of roles/responsibilities, communication paths, performance measures and coverage plans.
Have consistent interface with Blankmaking and Aurora Engineering supervisors
Interface with the other MET Supervisors to ensure plant-wide consistency and share best practices.
Ensure appropriate levels of troubleshooting steps are taken based on process feedback, checklists, control charts, attribute management and other information
Identify and communicate performance opportunities, objective shortfalls and resource requirements.
Recommend improvements to process and/or equipment and drive equipment robustness.
Lead Blankmaking technology receivership
Submit monthly reports that accurately summarize performance.
Required Education / Experience:
BS or MS in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering
2 to 4 years Production Supervision and/or 2 to 4 years Engineering experience.
Required Skills:
Technical background
People management and supervisory skills.
Strong engineering and troubleshooting skills.
Knowledge about plant operations.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively.
Directive and autonomous.
Decision making and prioritization.
Strong internal/external written/verbal communication skills
Project management skills
Corning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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