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.

-  You will gather and analyze process data relating to continuous flow process as the operations shift supervisor for the group.

-  Utilize knowledge of process control for manufacturing decision-making and direct and assign daily work assignments for hourly shift employees.

-  Achieve and maintain impeccable safety and housekeeping performance

-  Define and achieve quality performance that allows HAKY (plant) to meet or exceed customer expectations and manufacturing goals and cost objectives. Holding team to standard operating procedures, code of conduct, plant/company rules, collective bargaining agreement

-  Engaging the Union workforce through setting clear expectations and holding the team accountable

-  We will be driving continual process improvement, utilize Six Sigma Process to eliminate Cause and Effect, and be the dedicated Lean Manufacturing Leader for shift personnel

-  You will be the center of knowledge for all happenings on/with the shift and have supervisory responsibility for the minimum of 20 personnel.

-  Occasional trips to Corning, NY

-  12hr Rotating Shift Schedule

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

-  0-3 years of supervisor/management experience

-  Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to work at all levels of the organization, and continuously mentor, coach or teach?

-  We need someone with critical decision-making skills that will lead to the SOP, trouble shoot, and act under various pressures.

-  Ability to use root cause analysis and direct engineering solutions accordingly

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

-  Ability to handle multiple tasks at once

-  We need a person with experience using Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Intermediate level with a basic statistical knowledge

-  You will showcase your understanding of manufacturing systems/operations and Lean Manufacturing experience

-  Are you an active listener with strong interpersonal skills?

-  Effectively communicate to various members of the team

-  A genuine desire to see others succeed

Are you organized with good planning and time management skills as well as having personal initiative and dedication?

We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, flexible and good work ethic - Does this sound like you?


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