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Corning Incorporated

Mfg Supv(Process) Team Leader

Corning Incorporated - Christiansburg, VA

Mfg Supv(Process) Team Leader




Mfg Supv(Process) Team Leader


May 29, 2018


Christiansburg, VA, US, 24073

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Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertiseinspecialty 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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.


Monitor shift activities to ensure adherence to production scheduling, communicate performance to leadership, and provide direct instruction to production personnel.

Ensure adequate staffing levels by evaluating performance capability, machine capacity, and maximize production efficiencies to meet plant demands.

Train, supervise, and review the performance of assigned staff as required.

Perform administrative duties which may include establishing employee schedules, processing time and attendance, administrating overtime, generating and processing pertinent reports (i.e. production reports, safety investigations, etc.) and other duties as required.

Responsible for the safety and security of plant personnel and equipment, executing production related communication activities, and coordinating between affected departments. Additionally, participate in Kaizen and 5-S line audits, and serve as an area owner for designated manufacturing areas.

Understand, communicate, and administer organizational policies, procedures, and the collective bargaining agreement as well as perform investigations and manage disciplinary actions when necessary.

This position works closely with our operations management, safety, quality, engineering, and various other support functions.

Hours of work:

You will be covering a continuous manufacturing operation in any shift as assigned; including 12 hour rotating shifts on nights, weekends, etc. You should have the flexibility to adjust work schedule as required.

Required Education and Experience:

We require a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of three years' industry experience with two years of supervisory experience. We would prefer you have an Engineering or Technical degree.

Required Skills:

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc)

Basic knowledge of manufacturing safety and OSHA regulations

Ability to lead in a team-based environment, display a commitment to assisting and working with others, demonstrate safe behavior, drive department/plant safety goals, and support continuous improvement efforts.

Ability to read and interpret documents (i.e. safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals) and write routine reports and correspondence.

Excellent communication skills and at ease presenting in front of large groups of people.

Desired Skills:

Experience in a supervisory capacity in a manufacturing environment with 25 to 100 direct reports

Deep knowledge of Microsoft products.

Analytical skills and knowledge of engineering fundamentals

Production Supervisor Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements listed in this section include, but are not limited, to the motor/physical abilities and skills to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

While performing the duties of this job, you are regularly required to stand and walk up to 75% of the time or more.

You are able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

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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Mfg Supv(Process) Team Leader Corning Incorporated - Christiansburg, VA, United States


Location: Christiansburg, VA

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.