Core Technologies Operations Program Manager
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Operations and Supply Chain
Core Technologies Operations Program Manager Location: Cupertino, CA 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 create 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. The Core Technologies New Product Introduction Operations Program Manager (NPI OPM) launches products on time, with high quality, and maximum customer availability. In Core Technologies, you will lead the key subsystems across all platforms that make iPhone, Apple Watch, Mac, and iPad great.
- Experience in manufacturing, process engineering, supply chain or product development. Consumer electronics background preferred.
- Ability to travel up to 30-35%.
OPMs are pivotal to the dynamic development and launch of Apple’s products. A successful NPI OPM is a leader and facilitator; is driven, organized and detail oriented; excels in program/ project management; communicates with ease at all levels; thrives in an ambiguous environment and is adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts. We lead within worldwide Operations and collaborate with the core product development team and other functional organizations within Apple. •Own the Core Technologies operations readiness and successful bring up of critical components for iPhone, iPad, Watch, Mac products and other new products. •Be a strong leader and standout colleague, collaborating with design engineering, process, quality, and procurement teams and external suppliers. •Lead program readiness reviews that include overall program status of design/technical development and operations. Drive closure on design/technical and operations issues. •Influence product manufacturability, testability, and supply chain responsiveness in pursuit of low cost and flexibility while stewarding quality. •Lead operations development builds on-site at suppliers. Responsible for successful mass production ramp up. •Excellent communicator, able to present in weekly meetings with large multi-functional teams and executives.
Education & Experience
•BS or MS degree in Industrial, Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering. MBA is a plus. 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.