Industrial Engineering Program Manager

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Operations and Supply Chain


Role Number:200546724
Imagine what you could do here. 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 build 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. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it! In this highly impactful role, you will be leading efforts to make things better, may it be products, processes or systems. You will bring your passion for excellence in factory efficiency and lean manufacturing to drive improvements and new technologies at our manufacturing facilities to ensure optimum use of resources.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of assembly/manufacturing experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English (verbal and written)
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally ~40%


Responsibilities include: FACTORY EFFICIENCY AND METRICS - Calculating production costs and metrics that include time, labor, space, equipment and overhead - Maintaining product process flow, layout and parameters - Implementing lean principles to various factory related processes - Deciding on the effective use of resources, e.g. raw materials, equipment and labor - Factory benchmarking for best in class metrics PROGRAM MANAGEMENT - Managing development and implementation of projects at contract manufacturers (CMs) - Maintenance of documentation required to estimate labor and equipment quantities - Visiting CMs and other production sites to lead IE discussions, evaluate onsite processes and provide improvement direction DIGITAL MANUFACTURING - Modeling and evaluating discrete process simulations - Designing the layout of the plant using computer-aided design/manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software to build 3D models - Designing, developing and installing plant control systems - Investigating process ergonomics and coming up with solutions for any perceived issues

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering

Additional Requirements

  • - Master’s degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or related field
  • - Experience with Design for Assembly/Manufacturing
  • - Experience with Lean Manufacturing
  • - Exposure to predetermined time standards such as MODAPTS, MOST or MTM
  • - Good interpersonal, teamwork, presentation and communication skills
  • - Strong project management skills and the ability to work to tight project deadlines
  • - Familiarity with discrete event simulation models in FlexSIM or PlantSIM
  • - Exposure to ergonomic validations using Siemens Jack or Process Simulate Human
  • - Familiarity with 3D factory modelling and visualisation softwares (Factory CAD, Line Designer, Factory Design Suite - Autodesk, VisMockup, Process Simulate)
  • - Experience with 3D factory modeling and visualization softwares (Factory CAD, Line Designer, Factory Design Suite - Autodesk, VisMockup, Process Simulate)
  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.
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