9 Feb 2015

Full-Time Transportation Analyst

Corning – Posted by Human ResourcesAnywhere

Job Description

Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.

Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.

With more than 160 years of science and engineering knowledge, Corning Incorporated creates keystone components for high-technology systems in consumer electronics, mobile emissions control and life sciences. Our Optical Communications segment delivers connectivity to every edge of the network, from optical fiber, cable, hardware and equipment to fully-optimized optical solutions.

What we do is life changing. Our innovations help customers keep pace with the world’s insatiable demand for bandwidth, accelerating the delivery of information and keeping the world connected to the important people, places and things that enhance our lives.

To know more about Corning Optical Communications, visit us at: http://www.corning.com/cablesystems

Scope of Position:

• Process Lead for Assigned Business Unit
• Business / GSM / GLO initiatives
• Transportation and Logistics Strategy
• Support business transportation & logistics strategy development
• Transportation and Logistics Process / Project Support
• Project portfolio management
• Process development & improvement
• Logistics solution support to optimize cost & service
• Customer / supplier contract support
• Risk mitigation & contingency planning
• Tool development
• Reporting and Data Management Process Ownership
• KPI Reporting
• Distribution studies & freight cost analyses
• Freight payment service provider data integrity / reporting
• Savings tracking & reporting / Contribution Metrics
• Contracting Process Management
• Cross-Region Sourcing liaison
• Rate negotiations
• Contract development & ECM database management
• Outside warehousing support
• Carrier / Freight Forwarder Relationship Management
• QBR / SRM business lead
• Performance management lead
• Tool Administration & Development
• Transportation database
• Web-based routing guide
• Carrier websites
• 3rd Party Freight Payment Process Co-Ownership
• Payment / Audit Support
• Process improvement
• Provider service / performance management
• Training & Education
• Shipping locations
• Others

Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Supports strategic transportation cost management through solutions and the use of data analysis techniques, including spend and network optimization analysis
• Develops strategic transportation optimization portfolio for assigned business with participation from business partners
• Drives transportation projects to optimize the logistics networks for assigned business / region
• Leads Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) activities for assigned business unit transportation suppliers
• Supports Business, Global Logistics Organization (GLO), & Global Supply Management (GSM) initiatives
• Understands the business drivers that affect transportation network usage and identifies opportunities for optimization and cost savings
• Champions and advocates for the Global Buying Policy. Ensures compliance.

Performance Metrics:

• Contribution Metrics
• Shares Objectives Score %
• Global Objectives Performance
• Project and / or Business Portfolio metrics (% completion, Financials per AR, schedule, Quality, Performance, $$ delivered, ROI, etc.)

Travel Requirements: 5% US with Mexico & Brazil possible

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Monday – Friday (8:00am – 5:00pm)


• REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, Technical area. Six Sigma Yellow Belt.
• DESIRED: MBA, Masters in Supply Chain Management. Six Sigma Greenbelt.

Years of Experience:

• REQUIRED: Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, Technical related area with 2-3 years of experience.
• DESIRED: 2-3 years of professional work experience in a supply chain area.

Required Skills:

• Conflict Management / Problem Solving
• Cross-Cultural Agility
• Influencing / Negotiation/ Contract writing / Management
• Global Business knowledge
• Commodity / Supply Chain expertise

Desired Skills:

• Strong transportation / logistics experience
• Procurement skills with negotiation experience
• Ability to develop and execute cost saving strategies
• Experience with training internal customers
• Experience with supplier / customer relationship management

Soft Skills:

• Communicate effectively with internal customers and external suppliers
• Understand customer requirements and support the develop of strategies meet or exceed those expectations
• Serve as a change agent to develop, communicate and execute new ideas and methods to make the organization more effective

How to Apply

Apply Online: https://careers.corning.com/psp/PDPAHRPRER/CNG_MYCAREER_SITE/PDGLHRPRER/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&JobOpeningId=177078&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1 (Copy & Paste the above link in a new page to apply for this job)

Job Categories: Transportation. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 14 days.

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