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Description: Are you interested in “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We solve our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Innovative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons world class professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the world’s fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education. Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems. Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture. For almost three decades, Corning Environmental Technologies has developed creative, highly effective emission control solutions for mobile and stationary sources around the world. We joined the campaign for cleaner air in the early 1970s, when we developed high-performance, cost-effective cellular ceramic substrates for use in catalytic converters. Our invention has become the industry standard for more than 95% of today’s catalytic catalytic-converter equipped vehicles. Today, we hold more than 200 patents on emission-control products and processes used in gasoline, diesel and alternative-fuel vehicles, as well as stationary applications. To know more about Corning Environmental Technologies, visit us at: Scope of Position: • Develop, deliver, and manage ongoing training and skills development for both the operators and salaried employees of the Diesel Manufacturing Plant. • Develop and administer a training program that prepares the operations workforce of the Diesel Manufacturing Facility to safely and effectively perform the various tasks on the production floor. • Design an onboarding program to effectively integrate new salaried personnel into the plant. • Manage the activity of the Training Coordinators in the plant. • This position reports directly to the Human Resource Manager. The position will also be connected with trainers, operations and engineering for consistent training standards and validation. Day to Day Responsibilities: • Develops an understanding of processes and tasks to best equip manufacturing workforce and facilitate cross training strategy • Works with the various plant functions to include: operations, warehousing, and maintenance to recognize hiring, onboarding, and retention opportunities • For the salaried workforce develops creative career broadening solutions in an environment with little transition (mobility) • Builds effective relationships with employees that will maximize an employee’s likeliness to be successful; accomplished through strong manufacturing floor presence and ongoing engagement with front line supervisors and coordinators • Works with the Operations Manager and Department Heads to develop plans to best address long range business strategies to achieve goals relative to safety, quality, cost, and service • Serves as a liaison with Operations and Human Resources relative to hiring, on-boarding, and retaining talent. May serve as subject matter expert when interacting with contingent employee vendors. • Periodically works with external vendors and Human Resources to update, modify, or implement new screening tools or practices relative to cognitive and physical capabilities • Maintains timely, comprehensive and professional communication with staff, sister operations and internal customers • Leverages various assessment practices like surveys, interviews with employees, focus groups, or consultation with managers, to regularly define opportunities for growth and development • Attend meetings, seminars or participate in organizations to remain abreast of latest practices relative to manufacturing and employee development • Design, plan, organize, or direct orientation and training programs for employees • Optimize through redesign or refresh existing training materials, procedures, etc. to improve overall retention, safety behaviors, and application. Leverage new methods, and industry best practices • Present information using a variety of instructional techniques or formats, such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, or lectures • Monitor training costs and prepare budgetary needs in-line with annual plans for plant (hourly & salaried) • Work with procurement to develop statements of work and negotiate contracts with clients including desired training outcomes, fees, or expenses. • Develop or implement training programs that directly impact measures like: productivity, efficiency, recycling, lean principles, and environmental impacts. • Supervise, evaluate, or refer instructors to skill development classes. • Coordinate recruitment and placement of training program participants. • Develop or implement training programs related to efficiency, recycling, new technology receivership, or other issues with environmental impacts. • Development of Cross-Training Plan to address bottlenecks, resourcing and optimize overall staffing levels. • Redesign certification & re-certification model to maintain skills and competencies. • Evaluate the Training Coordinator role and implement improvement and sustainability plans. • Develop method to assess full-time associates capabilities to screened capabilities of potential new hires. • Create a process to summarize needs from annual salaried PD&R process to identify internal & external opportunities to address individual and organizational gaps. Travel Requirements: Less than 5% Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Monday – Friday. Typically 8 AM – 5 PM. Some flexibility required to accommodate interactions with manufacturing associates who work a 24 x 7 shift schedule Required Education: Bachelor's Degree, Education discipline preferred Required Years and Area of Experience: Min of 3-5 years in training or development Required Skills: • Strong people skills. Able to interact at all levels within the organization • Demonstrated process development for repeatable results and sustained improvement • Able to initiate and manage multiple tasks and projects as necessary • Microsoft Office, Outlook • Ability to develop strategies & vision to compliment plant goals and objectives to achieve business needs through people Desired Skills: • Experience in operations a plus • Excellent communication skills • Self-starter • Team development • Good time management & organizational skills • Able to maintain high levels of confidentiality and credibility • Detail-oriented EOE/AA including Veterans and Disabled

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