Nanshan, Guangdong, China
Operations and Supply Chain
Join the fast-paced Product Operations team. New Product Operations is pivotal to the fast-paced development and launch of Apple’s products. A successful NPO should have solid program management skill with sound knowledge/insight of both product development, as well as operation/factory and supply chain management. He/She should drive the timely decision at the right time to converge product design and facilitate all activities to ensure a successful mass production in vendor factory delivering robust quality and volume. Meanwhile this role will be also driving vendor strategy, resource and development projects This roles requirement the person to be self driven, organized and detail/result oriented, sensitive to risk with insight for mitigation, excels in program management; communicates with ease at all levels; thrives in an fast-changing environment; is adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts; manages through relationships and influence: and displays grace under fire.
- Experience working with vendor manufacturers with depth and traveling to manufacturing sites
- 5-10 years of industry experience in one or more of the following disciplines: New Product Introduction / Supply Chain Management / Manufacturing Operations
You will support the Team within EE Module/Component Operation team and provide assistance to the core product development team and other functional organizations within Apple. As the OPS Assistant, you will work with team leader to support the successful launch of the product towards meeting it’s stated schedule, Quality, Availability and Customer Experience goals. Specific responsibilities include: New Product Launch ManagementSupport Apple team's new product introduction efforts within the Operations sphere. Specific goals include assistance on supply chain design, schedule, cost, quality, availability and order cycle time goals Work with team members from across all functions within Operations to develop new product plans -support engineering build, plan/manage engineering build and mass production transition Leading with OEM manufacturing team to installed needed process and management system, develop, ramp and introduce products by bring up material, line, process, resource readiness Vendor Development Assess vendor resource and capability for gap analysis, driving resource and capacity development with cross function team to enable successful product development and ramp by working deeply with vendor management, function leader as well as related Apple team Successful candidates will have the following attributes Demonstrate leadership to facilitate decision and progress even with ambiguity and unclarity by addressing impact, risk and proposal Insight to converge understanding of product/process risk to critical path and translate into actionable plan then persistently carry it out exceptional ability to build relationships; clear, logical and consistent communication; data- driven and action-oriented; good technology/product/process understanding, enthusiastic and motivated; and detail- oriented while supporting several work-streams Knowledge of automation management as plus
Education & Experience
Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering; MBA preferred.