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Corning Incorporated

Procurement (Sourcing) Intern Job

Corning Incorporated - Concord, NC

Company Description:

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.

Scope of Position:

The responsibility of a Supply Chain Intern is to learn and apply SCM best practices and processes to a given project for the Concord plant. The intern will learn and support overall production and supply chain strategies and processes through work assignments.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

To apply supply chain skills and knowledge to their assigned project or projects. The candidate should be able to utilize and build on solid supply chain fundamentals to complete assignments.

Travel Requirement:

Limited US travel

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40 hrs / week Mon – Fri Core Hours

Job Requirements:

Required Education:

• Pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent.

Required Skills:

• MS Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)

• Ability to comprehend, analyze, and solve complex problems

• Ability to work independently in a dynamic business and manufacturing environment

Desired Skills:

• SAP knowledge and experience

• Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks

Soft Skills:

• Project planning

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• Adaptable and flexible

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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Job Criteria:

Start Date:

Position Type: Full-Time Permanent

Years of Experience Required:

Education Required: Bachelors

Overnight Travel:

Vacation Time:

8 days 17 hours ago

Corning Incorporated


Procurement (Sourcing) Intern Job Corning Incorporated - Concord, NC, United States


Location: Concord, NC

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.