Project Manager, Global Operations Transformation

Corning Corning , NY 14831

Posted 2 months ago

Requisition Number: 51493

Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science. For more than 170 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 is one of Fast Company's 2021 Most Innovative Companies as well as one of Forbes 'Best Employers by State' in New York and North Carolina.

Scope of Position:

In this role, you will support ERP transformation program management strategy planning, program management office execution and follow-ups, and also cross functional program alignment. We look for you to foster the partnership with IT project managers, business project managers and related function leads for ERP transformation deployment projects for business to track and trace project progress, proactively assess project risks, identify solutions for mitigations and report out to Program Management Office to address support and concerns to success deployment. You will be working with IT / function resource owner to ensure right resource performance and schedule can support deployment projects.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to step into ERP deployment project to work with IT project manager and business project manager to trace and track project progress.

  • Lead project communication to ensure risk management assessment are conduct regularly and mitigate plans identified to get program management office attention and support.

  • Participate Process, Security, Data, Testing and Change Management stream meetings to ensure proper address concerns and mitigate risk impacts.

  • Support Program management office for program strategy planning, program and project alignment communications and key actions follow-ups to deliver.

  • Participate business early engagement process and business readiness process to support necessary set up and organization changes such as business COE resource identifications, Data management office defined and named, and facilitate on AR processes with necessary elements quote into budget plan.

Travel Requirements:

  • 25% or less internationally / domestically.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • Monday - Friday, standard business hours.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degrees with business management, industrial engineering, computer science with proper program management training and/or certifications

  • Prefer Master's degree.

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of large-scale project management experience on ERP programs and application deployments

  • Prefer 10+ years of large program management experience for multiple projects execution under program management.

  • Minimum of 5+ years above business, supply chain, functional experience and/or business transformation experience

Required Skills:

  • Hard skills on SAP functional area as consulting skills

  • Soft skills on project management as communication, schedule and scope management and risk managements.

  • Cross functional communication experience

  • Planview / Microsoft Projects or similar project management tools experience

Desired Experience / Qualifications / Skills:
  • SAP certification

  • Project Management certification

  • Business analysis or supply chain management related certification

Soft Skills:

  • Culture change agent

  • Cross functional communications

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, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Corning

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Project Manager, Global Operations Transformation

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