Operations Shift 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.
Corning's Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays ("LCDs") that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Gather and analyze Process data relating to Continuous Flow process

  • Utilize knowledge of process control for manufacturing decision making

  • Direct and assign daily work assignments for hourly employees on the shift

  • Achieve and maintain superior safety and housekeeping performance

  • Define and achieve quality performance that allows HAKY to meet or exceed customer expectations and manufacturing goals and cost objectives

  • Hold team to standard operating procedures, code of conduct, plant/company rules, collective bargaining agreement

  • Engage the Union workforce through setting clear expectations and holding the team accountable

  • Drive continual process improvement

  • Utilize Six Sigma Process to eliminate Cause and Effect

  • Dedicated Lean Manufacturing Leader for shift personnel

  • Be the center of knowledge for all happenings on the shift

  • Supervisory responsibility of a minimum of 20 personnel

Travel Requirements:  Occasional trips to Corning, NY
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:  Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:  12hr Rotating Shift Schedule

Required Education and Experience:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent work experience in an Engineering discipline (Mechanical or Electrical preferred)

  • 0-3 years supervisory/management experience

Required Skills:

  • Excellent leadership skills, ability to work at all levels of the organization, continuously mentor, coach or teach

  • Critical decision making skills, manage to SOP, trouble shoot and act under pressure

  • Ability to drive to root cause analysis and direct Engineering solutions

  • Ability to understand and own multiple areas in the plant in order to prioritize and assign work and resources

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once

Desired Skills:

  • Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Intermediate level

  • Basic Statistical Knowledge

  • Understanding of manufacturing systems/operations

  • Lean Manufacturing experience

Soft Skills:

  • Active Listener

  • Strong Interpersonal skills

  • Ability to communicate in all directions effectively

  • Genuine desire to see others succeed


Required to sign covenant not to compete


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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