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Staffing - Project Manager II
Ref No.: 17-15497
Location: Corning, New York
Job id-CRNGJP00012694
Job Title-Project Manager II(Onsite)
Location-Corning,NY 14831
Duration-6-12 Months contract+


**Exempt Level Position**


Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., may vary and can be flexible

Scope of Position:
•This role will provide over site and leadership for key and significant business projects targeted at delivering incremental business COM. Individuals will be responsible to develop and deploy transformation projects to meet and or exceed project objectives targeted at delivering incremental COM.
•Defines, develops and manages overall project scope, objectives, timeline, milestones, risk assessments, financial management and projections, communication and change management plans to meet customer needs. Develop policies, processes and expertise to meet business objectives.


Day to Day Responsibilities:
•Supervises and effectively manages multiple and broad ranges of projects to meet business and corporate goals and objectives.
•Develops an overall project plan that includes: scope, objectives, charter, timeline and milestones, risk assessment, financial projections, performance measures, and communication and change management plans.
•Effectively leads teams to meet project deliverables.
•Obtains and manages project resources, including external consultants.
•Conducts qualitative and quantitative analysis using appropriate tools and techniques to understand severity of potential risks.
•Examines project uncertainties that may impact the success of the project, identifying and analyzing the significant risks and recommending proactive work around or mitigation strategies.
•Escalates decision and unresolved issues to appropriate parties.
•Owns a project until a receiver is identified and trained.
•Communicates project goals, objectives, key status information and overall impact of the project effectively with project team members, customers and key stakeholders.
•Partners with Strategic Sourcing and business based GSM resources to negotiate, develop, and manage contracts, as required.
•Leveages third party resources to achieve effective solutions utilizing SRM processes.
•Champions use of Performance Excellence tools.
•Supervises direct reports, as required.
•Champions and advocates for the Global Buying Policy. Ensures compliance.

Performance Metrics:
•Delivery to project schedule, budget and deliverables
•Shared Objectives Score %
•Global Objectives Performance
•SLA: Degree of customer satisfaction (Cost / Quality / Service / Effectivess / Efficiency / Value)
•Project Team Feedback - documented positive project team feedback as a measure of meeting project team development requirements. Measures to include coaching and counseling, leadership, recognition, etc.
•Project and / or Business Portfolio metrics (% completion, Financials per AR, schedule, Quality, Performance, $$ delivered, ROI, etc.)

Travel Requirements: Domestic and International travel as required

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40+ Hours per week

Required Education: Bachelor's degree

Required Years and Area of Experience: 5+

Required:
•Experience in manufacturing, operations, planning, engineering, supply chain, supply management, or procurement
•Experience working in a matrix environment or on a cross-functional team
•Certified Green Belt
•Previous project management experience


Desired:
•Experience across multiple businesses, division and / or technologies
•Experience with global manufacturing and business through work and / or project experience
Certified Black Belt
•Experience with global business knowledge
•Change Management training / experience

Required Skills:
Conflict Management:
Cross - Cultural Resourcefulness:
Problem Solving

Function / Technical
•Intermediate Project Management Skills and Practices
•Organizes and manages large and / or complex projects to ensure efficient use of resources and effectively deliver results that meet or exceed expectations
•Is able to prioritize and coordinate multiple priorities simultaneously
•Demonstrates a working knowledge of processes and tools for managing all phases of a project - initiation, planning, implementation and control, and close - out
•Identifies and quantifies project risks. Implements solutions to alleviate or reduce risks to acceptable levels
•Recommends total plan contingencies and alternatives to achieve project (technical and economic) objectives for their discipline
•Identifies issues requiring new technologies or project delivery methods

Performance Excellence
•Promotes organizational effectiveness through innovations and improvements in manufacturing and business processes using defined processes and tools
•Champions performance improvement teams
•Builds measurement and feedback into the design of a system or process
•Focuses on the customer's perception of quality

Supplier Relationship Management
•Manages suppliers to effectively shorten lead times and improve fill rates
•Aligns and leverages suppliers' capabilities with Corning's needs
•Develops effective reward and recognition system for critical key suppliers
•Sets continuous and effective improvement goals / metrics for / with suppliers both financial and operational in nature
•Continually evaluates key suppliers' abilities to meet Corning's short / long term needs while adding greater value and competitive advantage

Additional skills requested:
Ideal candidates would have previous experience with business process improvement. This would include processes in procurement, finance or even on the business side of manufacturing. Some subject knowledge is a plus and would have worked with cross functional global teams to deploy new business processes and tools (i.e. Software). They would have facilitated the development of the process, the configuration and testing of the tool, and the deployment including training.