Sustaining Operations Program Manager
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
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. We believe that 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. Apple’s Operations team ensures that Apple’s ground breaking designs become industry-leading products, delivered on time and on spec. This high profile, highly respected organization is positioned at the junction of Apple’s product teams, the industries that supply core component technologies, and our manufacturing partners who help ensure that products such as iPad, iPhone and Mac can be restocked just as fast as they fly off the shelves.
- Broad operational background
- Strong program management and interpersonal skills
- Knowledge of business processes and product cost drivers.
- Experience leading operations or related experience
- Good people management skills / can drive consensus
- Detail oriented/ analytical
- Strong cross-functional teamwork and interpersonal skills
- Able to define processes and requirements under sometimes ambiguous conditions
- Uses data to drive decision-making
- Prioritize and communicate/ negotiate changes to project timeline
- International travel required - 25%
Sustaining Operations Program Managers are responsible for ramp readiness, product launch and continuing operations through the ‘end of production’ of a program(s). You will influence product manufacturability, testability, and supply chain responsiveness in pursuit of low cost and maximum flexibility while stewarding the superior product quality expected of Apple products. A successful OPM excels in program/ project management; communicates with ease at all levels; is adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts; leads through relationships and influence; and displays grace under pressure. - Lead Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) operations team in planning and executing new product ramps - You will drive ramp readiness with engineering, operations and OEM teams. Plan capacity and manage multi-million dollar factory equipment budget - Collaborate with Planning, and Materials teams to drive supply according to demand - Manage operations-related communications, upward and downward through the organization; advancing key issues and present options for resolution to the cross-functional executive teams - You will lead initiatives and projects that improve the Quality, Cost and Delivery of the product
Education & Experience
BS Engineering Degree. MBA is considered a plus.