Capital Expenditure Program Manager - iPhone Operations
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Operations and Supply Chain
Apple’s iPhone Operations CapEx Team sits at a unique intersection of manufacturing, engineering, and finance – allowing individuals broad insight into the launch of an iPhone. The Team plays a critical role in finding ways to optimize the manufacturing process by identifying and implementing better ways of designing, managing and buying the equipment used in the manufacturing of iPhones. This demanding and fast-paced role requires a broad set of skills: engineering, data, and operations knowledge to identify opportunities; working with varied teams from engineering to procurement to influence opportunities to work on; and adept program management skills to see an opportunity being executed to a successful completion. A CapEx team member has the ability to bring a large benefit to Apple’s bottom line.
- Experience in manufacturing, engineering or working knowledge of finance
- Impeccable communication, multi-tasking, and management skills
- Willingness and ability to travel internationally up to 20-25%
Program managers are confident leaders capable of working with multi-functional teams to identify risks, explore solutions, reach consensus and execute mitigations quickly. This requires an in-depth understanding of development and manufacturing process. You will be responsible for coordinating equipment requirements between Ops Engineering and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). •Work with new product teams to support product launch and sustaining activities. •Understand the impact of cycle time changes and adjust forecasts accordingly. •Verify demands and lead the business team to ensure equipment is tracked to delivery. •Work with appropriate business and procurement teams to ensure support from vendors regarding setup, installation, repairs and maintenance. •Build overall project budget, compile budget requests, and generate capitalization plan based on project timeline. •Respond quickly to changes to the overall goals, schedule, and/or architecture. •Drive multi-functional teams towards consensus of requirements •Calculate value of change in process/equipment requested by OEM or internal teams •Provide monthly/quarterly budget updates and capitalization plan •Succinctly communicate overall equipment status to the management team •Travel to support early project planning
Education & Experience
•Bachelors Degree, Masters or MBA are considered a plus.