Technical Program Manager (TPM), SiP - Korea

Seoul, Seoul-si, Korea (Republic of)
Operations and Supply Chain


Role Number:200317872
At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Imagine what you could do here! We have an opportunity for a Technical Program Manager for SiP. The TPM will work in conjunction with the New Production Introduction group as well as a multi-functional team of Design, Supplier Quality, Test, Service and Technical Program Engineers to ensure that top quality products and services from the CM and drive excellence into everything we do. In this highly visible technical lead role, you will be the resident factory expert in manufacturing process, yields and overall factory readiness for mass production, combining knowledge of SiP to deliver results on a tight timeline. We invite you to join us on this journey and help us leave the world better than we found it!

Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrated technical skills including experience and thorough understanding of PCBA, Molding, Laser processing, sputtering, Assembly, Test, and Pack-out processes
  • Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles. Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Highly motivated and able to drive closure of issues across cultures
  • Ability to conduct DOE with good FA skill to solve problems under pressure in data oriented manner
  • Experienced in quality control management. Familiar with EE/ ME products inspections. In depth knowledge in quality methodologies including SPC, MSA, GRR, FMEA etc
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to concisely understand and communicate issues and lead a team to solution
  • Program/ Project Management experience preferred. Demonstrated ability to translate high-level goals into tangible action plans
  • Experience working in a matrix organization
  • 5+ years experience in high volume consumer electronic product manufacturing
  • Strong English communication skills required
  • Background in Electronic Engineering (Education/ Job experience) is a plus


- Provide TOTAL ownership of the factory output, yield, quality and readiness to ramp volume - Drive lessons learned into designs and use predictive methods to anticipate and avoid quality issue early in development cycle - Maintain open MIL and drive to closure prior to mass production start - Provide leadership and drive yield & operational excellence expectations with CMs through direct interaction, continuous communication, and continuous improvement efforts - Drive continuous yield improvement activities with CMs - Track CM performance through objective measurement systems as well as audits and on line verification. Implement communication plan, providing summary and corrective action plans through life cycle of products - Executive level status reports on a weekly cadence - Escalate key concerns and options for resolutions to senior management

Education & Experience

BS in Engineering or equivalent / MS or equivalent (preferred)

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity.
  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.