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Corning Incorporated Global Logistics Analyst in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Global Logistics Analyst

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Date: Jun 23, 2022

Location: Tewksbury, MA, US, 01876

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 56158

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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Location: Remote

Scope:

Global Logistics Analyst provides intelligence & insights to support the strategic mission of the Global Logistics & Distribution team. The role leads cost reduction identification, cost/benefit analysis, performance metrics management & reporting, and project management. Working closely with the logistics leadership team, the Global Logistics Analyst is a key contributor to the team’s effort to drive business value by leveraging data to improve processes and efficiency.

Responsibilities

  • Provides support for strategic logistics decision making by gathering the required data, analyzing, preparing for presentation, and making recommendations for improvements

  • Develop logistics cost savings strategies aligned with CLS Global Logistics & Distribution strategies & plant/regional distribution center stakeholders.

  • Drive analytics on high volume/high cost/problematic lanes to root cause identification & solution recommendation

  • Lead projects to optimize logistics improving service quality, cost, & network performance, through project planning, resource identification & management, milestone reporting, and stakeholder communication

  • Manage objectives & project metrics via dashboards to monitor performance and communicate to stakeholders

  • Collaborate with the Global Logistics Organization network optimization team to understand related opportunities, develop models, evaluate what-if scenarios, and propose solutions

  • Take ownership of areas of responsibility to identify issues, leverage tools & best practices, and continuously improve

  • Ad hoc reporting and analytics as required

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of supply chain/logistics concepts and processes

  • Ability to analyze data and present effectively

  • Solid problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Detail-oriented

  • Business acumen

  • Proficiency with analytical & data visualization tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI, etc.) and ability to learn new tools/systems

  • Fluent in English

Required Education and Area of Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, logistics, data analytics, engineering, or other applicable field of study; advanced degree preferred

  • 5+ years of experience in logistics, supply chain, or other applicable field with global exposure

Travel Requirements

• 10-20% including international

Desired Experience

  • Experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment

  • Working knowledge of ERP and/or logistics-related systems

  • Proven experiences on logistics project management, network design, or other applicable supply chain initiatives

  • Able to develop relationships and communicate well within a global team

  • Digital mindset

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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