Business Operations Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Operations and Supply Chain


Posted: Nov 5, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200006661
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, we believe great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Are you passionate about bringing new products to life? We hope you will consider joining our Apple team.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle sudden setbacks
  • A knack for negotiation
  • Willingness to operate in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to make quick decisions with 80% information
  • Thirst for knowledge and the ability to learn quickly
  • Interest in technology and/or operations (experience preferred but not required)
  • Willingness to travel internationally (20% - 30%)


Finding and pursuing cost reduction opportunities by challenging current supply chain structure, cost models, business processes, etc. Negotiating with OEMs and third-party vendors to obtain most favorable and cost effective support solutions Lead cost reduction efforts and process improvements as a project manager by analyzing true underlying problems, effectively scoping projects, and driving timely execution Establishing and develop strategic sourcing strategies and supplier relationships Work with suppliers, contract manufactures, and Apple internal cross-functional teams to ensure precise execution of business goals and objectives

Education & Experience

BA/BS + 2 years of experience, masters degree or MBA is a plus

Additional Requirements