Engineering Program Specialist (Accessories)

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Posted: Sep 18, 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200093424
Apple's Engineering Program Management Team is looking for a resourceful, energetic Engineering Project Specialist (EPS) to join the Apple Watch Team. In this role, you will own structuring BOMs, ECOs and Material Management across several simultaneous projects while working in a fast-paced environment, as the single point of contact for several multi-functional teams. If you are a detail oriented organizer with excellent critical thinking skills who can prioritize issues and track details then this is the opportunity for you!

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Experience implementing new tools and systems
  • Motivated by challenges with good conflict resolution skills
  • Working closely with project leads, the program manager partitions tasks into a work breakdown structure, identifies key landmarks, test schedules, and regulatory requirements.
  • Combination of organizational and an eye for discrepancies, strong skills when working on different projects
  • Able to participate in strategic outlines, identifying issues and actions and communicating program information at the appropriate levels


Work on multiple projects simultaneously (e.g. bands, single-run accessories and special programs) Build relationships with key partners to foster deep collaboration leading up-to, during, and after every project Organize, and maintain large quantities of data Create Purchase Requisitions (PRs) through PO approval on eApproval Maintain multiple POs through invoice tracking, Balance, and Goods Receipt Create and drive Allocation Databases for every build Create process Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) Organize Manufacturer Change Orders (MCOs) and Deviations Create and manage Bill of Materials (BOMs), part numbers, and archive related user documentation across multiple simultaneous programs including, but not limited to, bands, chargers, and other miscellaneous accessories Production release all parts, drawings, etc. across multiple simultaneous programs including, but not limited to, bands, chargers, and other miscellaneous accessories Coordinate and distribute cross-functional prototype requests Manage unapproved allocation requests by seeking detailed justifications from the requestors; work closely with EPMs for approvals Work closely with EPMs to maintain accurate build schedules, tooling and material availability Attend meetings with functional partners (e.g. PD, EE) Be available for any last minute requests, meetings, or cross-functional quick syncs Demonstrate commitment to delivering quality support to Engineering teams and cross-functional partners React to program resets and changes in a time sensitive environment Be the main resource for build support needs Attend routine staff meetings and bi-weekly 1:1s with manager

Education & Experience

BA/BS DEGREE AND 4+ YEARS OF INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.

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