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Corning Incorporated

IT Technical Leader Supply Chain

Corning Incorporated - Tewksbury, MA

Corning is one of the world\u2019s 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\u2019s 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. The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies. Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes. IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide. SCOPE\/PURPOSE OF POSITION: This role requires both technical and functional SAP knowledge to be an effective liaison between business functional teams and IT This candidate will have a deep technical understanding of the underlying data and application structure in SAP ERP (preferably S\/4 Hana) and have strong business process knowledge in functional areas of Supply chain. The candidate has experience in configuration of SAP modules based on business requirements. Additionally, the candidate is well versed in leading business requirements gathering sessions by documenting functional requirements, converting the functional requirements to technical requirements and work with IT solutions delivery teams to ensure successful implementation. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Be the SAP technical subject matter expert for IT and Business supply chain groups. Develop strong process knowledge in division supply chain processes and work with Business process manager to identify opportunities for process improvements and standardization. Develop relationships with the business stakeholders and process teams be the go-to person for SAP and Supply Chain related technical solutions. Work with the Business process owners, functional stakeholders and other business teams to ensure that business requirements are accurately documented, high level design documents created, and business test plans are created to reflect the business requirements. Guide business teams on best-practice solutions on SAP ERP and work with IT Solutions Architect and engineering team to develop standardized solution designs Be the technical lead in SAP deployment projects coordinating technical delivery of solutions across SAP and its related technologies like integration, analytics and other 3rd party systems. Work with internal IT teams and external service providers to document solution design documents, create estimates and ensure successful and timely delivery of SAP solutions. Keep knowledge of SAP technology current and identify ways to apply learnings to business problems. Provide input to develop IT strategy and investment plans for the ERP space. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor\u2019s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or Supply Chain WORK EXPERIENCE: 5 years SAP ERP deployment experience in Supply Chain area. Experience with S\/4 HANA a big plus REQUIRED SKILLS Prior SAP deployment experience from requirements to go live stages of the project. Process knowledge of SAP ERP SCM including Material Management, Inventory Planning, Distribution etc. Demonstrated ability to lead business requirements gathering, business process analysis, data analysis efforts, develop and execute test plans. Demonstrated track record of on time delivery within budget; ability to drive projects to successful conclusion using influencing tools Self-motivated and results oriented mindset with strong knowledge of project management, software development methodologies Broad understanding of technology and how to connect technology to business problems Ability to lead international teams across multiple initiatives that span various lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and cultures Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others TRAVEL: ~25%- 50% 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.

11 days 20 hours ago

Corning Incorporated


IT Technical Leader Supply Chain Corning Incorporated - Tewksbury, MA, United States


Location: Tewksbury, MA

Company Profile:
Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (LCDs) that are used primarily in notebook computers, flat panel desktop monitors, and LCD televisions. The Optical Communications segment manufactures optical fiber and cable, and hardware and equipment products comprising cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures, network interface devices, and other accessories. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary, and gasoline and diesel applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment develops, manufactures, and supplies scientific laboratory products, such as general labware and equipment, as well as specialty surfaces, media, and reagents for cell culture research, bioprocessing, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. This segment also develops and produces various technologies, including the Corning Epic technology for screening; the Corning HYPER platform of vessels for cell yields; Corning Microcarriers for cell scale-up, therapy, and vaccine applications; Corning CellBIND, Matrigel, BioCoat, and Synthemax II surfaces; and Corning stemgro media. Corning Incorporated has strategic collaboration agreement with World Kitchen, LLC. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is based in Corning, New York.