Technical Program Manager - Cables & Accessories

Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200546734
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You will also serve as Senior Operations technical lead / manager during all engineering builds as well as ramp, providing a single technical voice to product project teams. It will be your responsibility to ensure that all technical risks associated with a product are identified and closed or mitigated to enable the quality ramp of a product. You will identify, prioritize and manage key technical risks of a given product and ensure a smooth handoff of product to Supplier Quality Engineering. You will be technical lead in resolving complex issues during bring-up and life of product, identifying technical changes needed in order to support operations product manager as needed throughout the life of the product. Through all phases of development and product introduction, you will partner closely with Engineering teams as well as the various Operational Program teams to enable success of the new product introduction. Lead a team of Process, Test, Dfx, and SQE Engineers in the development of Cables and accessories. During development phase, you will be required to: Act as bridge between Apple Design and suppliers’ manufacturing teams Engage with Apple Design and Program Management teams at beginning stage of NPI and give continuous feedback based on manufacturing process development and evolution Provide technical assessment of existing or new manufacturing partners Identify manufacturing processes to meet product design Develop test processes to ensure quality Work with suppliers to develop fixtures to ensure correct performance and mechanical requirement We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • - Min 7 to 10 years of hands-on experience in Design / Manufacturing Process Development with proficiency in the following areas :
  • - GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerancing),
  • - Metrology Techniques
  • - Statistical process control, FMEA. Six Sigma knowhow is highly desirable.
  • - Machining processes, DFM.
  • - Excellent project management skills, working in a matrix organization
  • - Demonstrable track record of managing a cross-functional team in order to achieve new product objectives inclusive of quality, yield and cost
  • - Direct experience managing a functional engineering team is a plus
  • - Design or development experience along with operations experience preferred
  • - Proven bottom line project management experience (Planning, Cost & Delivery)
  • - Experience working with international OEM partners
  • - Must be a self starter with innovation, integrity and attention to details

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements