Engineering Project Specialist

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200188108
Apple’s Engineering Project Specialist is a terrific position for someone with engineering procurement background. Our organization plays a pivotal role in keeping up the quality standards at Apple and making sure that our customers are happy with the quality and experience of the hardware that they use. We are looking for an NPI (New product introduction) project specialist with experience on hardware and custom fixtures procurement. Solid background on business negotiations, BOM (bill of materials) and contract manufacturing interactions. The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. Are you up for the challenge?

Key Qualifications

  • You are a highly organized and independently motivated individual with strong analytical capabilities
  • You are inventive with the ability to prioritize and excel in a fast-paced environment
  • You are an upbeat tactical execution specialist and a teammate, with a friendly can-do attitude
  • You have an understanding of basic BOM components (preferably for hardware products)
  • You have prior experience with overseas vendors
  • You have experience on hardware and custom fixture & instrumentation procurement You have knowledge and understanding of internal factory process
  • You are detail-oriented and have strong multitasking abilities
  • You have excellent communication (written and verbal)
  • You are proficient in MS Excel (Macros ability) and Product Lifecycle Management tools


We expect you to manage logistics of parts for builds, coordinating and maintaining the data Create Purchase Requisitions, maintain invoice tracking and Goods Receipts Work on multiple projects simultaneously Support NPI test equipment and fixture purchasing for multiple projects, including budget tracking, build readiness, logistics and implementation of finance policies Manage and track hardware inventories Oversee purchase requests insuring that justifications are cogent and thoroughly vetted. Follow approvals to ensure deadlines Serve as the key point of contact for requesters, business operations, procurement, finance and others to troubleshoot and resolve purchase order issues Coordinate BOMs (bill of materials) readiness, purchase cycle order tracking and ETA’s, solve custom issues ensuring procurement and project cycles are completed Report and communicate on BOM and build readiness. logistics issues and inventories ensuring data integrity in all reporting

Education & Experience

Requires BS degree, plus at least 2 years related NPI procurement experience or equivalent Proficient in MS Excel, PLM systems or other data base platforms SAP experience a plus

Additional Requirements