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Charlotte NC Full Time Posted: Saturday, 9 November 2019
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Requisition Number: 38979

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.

The Product Specialist executes a product line strategy that supports the achievement of desired product line sales growth and profitability of Corning's Wireless Solutions product line, specifically in the indoor space. The Product Specialist needs to work across functions and product lines to achieve Corning OCS objectives This role is key to make sure people and products work together to build the differentiated solutions that give Corning an edge in a competitive environment.

In this role, you as the Product Line Specialist will:

  • Work effectively in a cross functional team to advance the product strategy
  • Execute the product line plan, including leadership or participation in critical projects to be undertaken for the year
  • Develop and vets product ideas
  • Champion effective, timely product launches
  • Develop and deploy effective product value propositions
  • Be an agent of change and support, apply and advocate PLM processes and governance requirements
  • Be the lead interface for customer-facing functions. Lead product line support to the customer as requested by sales. Give experienced advice on industry, customer, and regulatory standards and how their products perform against them
  • Assist internal teams in product, quality, and service issues to lead to a quick resolution for the customer, balancing the needs of Corning and the customer
  • Proactively identify issues and solutions, and marshal resources necessary to pursue and resolve in timely manner
  • Optimize pricing levels by establishing pricing strategy, optimizing product premiums, and ensuring value received for product line
  • Collect and distribute specialized reports and key product line metrics for analysis
  • Participate in and host product core teams regularly
  • Drive part number creation, updates and product end of life activities
  • Develop sales forecasts and manufacturing plans
  • Meet regularly with stakeholders to facilitate communication, show transparency and enable alignment
  • Lead and handle product and project documentation
  • Hold quarterly product training for all sales facing personnel

We are seeking individuals that have the following qualifications:

  • Work effectively as a team member and facilitator
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical field with a keen interest in business.
  • Work effectively on multiple projects at the same time and drive them to a conclusion
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and find solutions to a problem by consulting multiple experts/colleagues
  • Communicate well at all levels inside and outside the company
  • Ambitious team player

We prefer if you have:

  • Experience in the Wireless industry
  • Basic Hebrew
  • Good knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and MS Office in general

Travel Required: 20-50% - varies month to month

Seeking candidates residing in or near either Tel Aviv, Israel or Charlotte, NC.

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.

Charlotte NC, United States of America
11/9/2019 4:59:31 AM

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