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IT Manager

  • LocationHefei
  • BusinessDisplay Technologies
  • FunctionInformation Technology

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Position Description                                                                                                        

Purpose of the Position:

Execute the plant strategy and achieve desired business results, primarily through appropriate allocation of IT resources and capabilities.  Build and reinforce a positive work environment so that the business unit operates as “One IT”  in support of Corning’s Values. Represent all aspects of IT at the site including IT performance of the site alignment to divisional IT strategy. 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

- Monitor unit compliance with IT and HR-related legal and regulatory guidelines.
- Align IT business processes to global Corning business processes.
- Achieve or exceed IT budgetary objectives in support of plant financial goals while maintaining appropriate levels of service delivery.
- Establish and maintain the appropriate levels of operational support against established metrics.
- Identify talent requirements, gaps, and actions in conjunction with the division
- manager and HR.
- Recruit and develop key IT talent according to HR policies and procedures.
- Effectively support the IT shared service delivery model.
- Collaborate closely with the Division IT Manager to understand and implement programs that drive standardization across the division while ensuring plant business needs are met.


- Interact with customer base to function as the voice of the plant to the IT organization to ensure the type and level of services provided fully support achievement of plant business objectives.
- Utilize strong communication skills to interact with and educate plant customers in the development and implementation of required programs and processes.
- Establish and maintain a presence on the plant floor to maintain an ongoing pulse of the organization.
- Lead the organization in the application of performance excellence to improve services and quality to customers.
- Establish and drive plant IT project portfolio and manage its alignment to organizational objectives.

Project involved with:

- Establish and drive plant IT project portfolio and manage its alignment to organizational objectives.
- Deliver required projects on time, on scope, and on budget through project prioritization and effective resource management.


Education & Experience 


- Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field
- Experience in a plant environment



- Master’s degree in an IT related field
- 5-10 years IT related managerial experience (based on plant size)
- Supervisory experience
- Previous performance excellence experience
- Previous project management experience



- Be able to conceive, communicate & implement IT strategies and plans
- Champions performance excellence and focus on quality
- Identify & mitigate risks
- Defines and communicates critical standards & processes required to share/protect knowledge or information
- Be able to manage portfolio and support or manage executions of multiple projects

Desired Skills 

- Comfort around higher management
- Effective negotiating
- Build effective teams
- Delegation

Soft Skills                                               

- Establish direction and create commitment
- Drive deployment
- Communicate & engage
- Focus on customers
- Champion change and flexibility