Strategic Engineering Program Manager

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Role Number:200553253
Apple is where individual imaginations gather together, committing to the values that lead to great work. Every new product we build, service we create, or Apple Store experience we deliver is the result of us making each other’s ideas stronger. That happens because every one of us shares a belief that we can make something wonderful and share it with the world, changing lives for the better. It’s the diversity of our people and their thinking that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do. When we bring everybody in, we can do the best work of our lives. Here, you’ll do more than join something — you’ll add something. As an Engineering Project Manager (EPM) role in the Strategic EPM team, you will be responsible for the system level products (products included but not limited to: iPhone, Mac, iPad, Apple Watch, Accessories) in the following areas:Post-ramp qualifications and new technology trials on current shipping product platforms. MLB/FATP site qualifications for shipping products. Drive as EPM for products in development.


This EPM role focuses on driving and aligning multi-functional engineering resources. - Help formulate, follow and execute company’s priority with respect to the above specified areas - Work with multi-functional team DRIs and china OEM/CM teams to resolve engineering issues seen from mass production and field returns. - Identify, evaluate, and drive various activities while clearly communicating the risks, priorities and schedules to multi-functional and management team. - Involve in partnering with NPI EPM group in next generation product developments in post-proto phase. - Respond quickly and efficiently, to changes to the overall goals, schedule, and/or architecture - Work with highly skilled multi-functional engineering teams to identify risks, explore solutions, reach consensus and execute mitigations as quickly and efficiently as possible - Identify and prioritize project tasks and risks, and able to filter and distill relevant information for the targeted audience

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS ME/EE degree or equivalent
  • 2+ years of overall industry experience shipping consumer electronics products
  • Requires an in-depth understanding of development and manufacturing process
  • Experience in working with China OEMs in high volume production products
  • Strong multidisciplinary, technical background
  • Impeccable organizational, multi-tasking, and management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master degree of ME or EE or equivalent
  • Experience with portable products including displays, batteries, WiFi/BT, cellular, input devices, enclosures, silicon, and/or mass storage

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements