Corning Optical Communications GmbH & Co. KG
Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality 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.
Product Line Specialist FOH (m/f)
Work with the Product Line Manager (PLM) and Product Team members to execute product life-cycle management strategy, including the development of products
Work with the PLM to contribute to the development of both long and short term business strategies to maximize profitability and achieve growth
Champion new product development and timely release through collaboration with cross functional teams, including Market Development, Technology and Manufacturing Operations
Formulate value propositions with commercial team
Provide product training and support to the Customer Representative organization
Master’s degree, ideally in Business / Economics, Engineering / Technical field/ MBA
Very good English language skills; a second European language is a plus
Ideally 3 to 5+ years of experience in product line management, engineering, manufacturing or commercial / marketing
Ability to interface with both Design (Technology) and Manufacturing Engineering teams, in order to lead and influence product technical characteristics
Ability to plan, manage, execute multiple priorities and perform under pressure
Possess strong analytical skills coupled with understanding of financial statements