Night Shift Shipping Supervisor

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.



Ongoing Tasks

€ Acts as a leader for safety in the department and ensures a safe working environment for all personnel.

€ Leads daily safety huddles, participates in weekly management safety walks, and quarterly safety team meetings.

€ Reports, investigates, and tracks all safety incidents and corrective actions to closure.

€ Provides leadership and management in the overall operation of a supply chain section.

€ Directly or indirectly supervises all section personnel in the processing and shipment of all preform and fiber shipments from the plant. Also directly or indirectly supervises the receiving operations for the plant.

€ Manages ATA for 8 and 12hr employees as well as approves time for contractors.

€ Utilizes models to determine personnel levels and maintains adequate staffing on all shifts. Posts 8 and 12hr OT on a weekly basis as necessary.

€ Provides employees with concise and accurate documentation and communication of variances in process, procedures, or shipping priority, along with corrective action taken on a daily basis.

€ Resolves personnel issues at the first level whenever possible, utilizes the progressive discipline process as appropriate, and works with HR for discipline issues above the first level (as necessary). € Coordinates and participates in the training of new employees/contractors, conduct refresher training with experienced employees, and review/maintain training materials.

€ Conducts at least 3 IGO sessions for all employees during the year.

€ Responsible for meeting quality specifications and maintaining the systems and actions necessary to ensure compliance with department certification programs, quality System Audit Program, and ISO registration.

€ Responsible for meeting or exceeding customer service objectives including: error free shipments and ship-date compliance via the tracking of missed requests and missed promises.

€ Coordinates with MET on the scheduling of all PM's and related production equipment downtime.

€ Manages finished goods packaging inventories (crates and boxes) and writes replenishment packaging PO's for department.

€ Maintains and enforces all housekeeping and safety regulations, including the handling of hazardous materials, maintenance of housekeeping standards, and effective WPO of the area.

€ Prepares and submits monthly period reports that accurately summarize performance for the section and tracks related metrics.


Project Tasks

€ Implement appropriate procedures for daily production control.

€ Identify and implement programs to improve section performance and/or reduce operating costs. € Support new process/product development to meet market needs. € Provide operational inputs for equipment/process design. € Implement appropriate procedures for daily production control.




€ BS in Supply Chain Preferred.

€ 2 to 4 years Shipping or Manufacturing experience.

€ 2 to 4 years supervisory/leadership experience.



€ Technical background and related in-plant experience.

€ Strong decision making and prioritization skills.

€ People management skills.

€ Strong communication skills (within team, within plant, external to plant).

€ Coaching/Teambuilding skills.

€ Conflict resolution.

€ Professional attitude and behavior.

€ Demonstrate production adaptability and flexibility to market changes.



€ Ability to initiate and implement improvements to the sections performance.

€ Ability to develop and maintain a high performing work team.

€ Ability to work as a constructive, contributing member of team.


This is a hybrid shift position: Mon-Fri. 8pm-5am

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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