Supply Chain Program Manager

Austin, Texas, United States
Operations and Supply Chain

Summary

Posted: Nov 15, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200008922
The World-Wide Supply Chain team is responsible for supply chain strategy and design. The team’s objective is to drive supply chain simplification, efficiency and automation with a focus on customer experience. The team is looking for a dynamic and motivated candidate for the position of Program Manager. This role is an opportunity for a self-driven individual to utilize his or her business insight, influencing skills, enhanced process knowledge, and applying analytical abilities to deliver creative, valuable solutions to the AMR/WW Operations team. This role requires superior eye for business, strong people and service provider leadership, and innovative process improvement skills to drive customer satisfaction in the areas of delivery management. The WW Supply Chain Program Manager reports into the Manger, WW Supply Chain and is responsible to recommend, manage and deliver key regional and global initiatives across Apple’s end-to-end supply chain. This role will be the primary interface with cross-functional teams within Apple. This position will drive key projects from ideation through implementation managing tasks and leading regular status updates and business reviews. The WW Supply Chain Program Manager reports into the Manger, WW Supply Chain and is responsible to recommend, manage and deliver key regional and global initiatives across Apple’s end-to-end supply chain. This role will be the primary interface with cross-functional teams within Apple. This position will drive key projects from ideation through implementation managing tasks and leading regular status updates and business reviews.

Key Qualifications

  • A successful Program Manager is dynamic, driven, a natural facilitator, organized and detail oriented, excels in program management and ambiguity and communicates with ease at executive levels of the organization
  • 5-10 years of Supply Chain Experience in Reseller Operations, Supply Demand Planning or Logistics Management
  • Strong analytical and excel skills with significant experience in data mining and data analytics
  • Comfortable with providing key deliverables and updates across all levels of management
  • Superb listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Aptitude for blending quantitative and qualitative data
  • Proven process improvement detail-oriented and self-motivated individual able to function effectively when working independently or in a team; a great teammate
  • Ability to maintain poise and a positive attitude in a challenging, fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Up to 20% travel may be required

Description

- Coordinate with cross-functional teams including Logistics, Supply Demand Management / Execution, Procurement, Finance and Business Process Re-engineering to define and scope concepts and supply chain strategy. Define initiatives by defining program tasks, setting timelines and managing key deliverables. - Provide an agnostic view of the supply chain operations performance making unbiased recommendations on improvements. - Develop metrics, tools and reports that improve insight into the supply chain and where best to focus improvement efforts. - Handle supply-chain related communications through the organization; raise key issues and present options for resolution to the cross-functional executive teams.

Education & Experience

BA/BS, MBA preferred but not required

Additional Requirements