System Engineering Project Manager - Home Pod

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200139762
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. We are seeking an enthusiastic team member to join our growing team. Will you help us design and build the next generation of Apple products? The Apple Home Products Team is looking for a System Engineering Project Manager to drive the design, development and validation of high quality Apple Products. This role will work closely with the entire cross functional organization with a focus on managing mechanical and electrical systems integration. The role will also be responsible for BOM / part readiness for development builds and driving the status of cross-functional issues and risks. EPMs are fearless organizers who are ready to work with the highly skilled development teams to identify and resolve potential pitfalls to the schedule and risks to the quality of the product. We value intuition, attention to detail, and collaboration to expertly drive projects across a range of teams.

Key Qualifications

  • You have 3 - 5+ years of related experience in project management (consumer electronics experience a plus)
  • Your written and oral communication, organization, presentation, and leadership skills are excellent
  • You comprehend, communicate and manage complex development status
  • You exhibit great interpersonal skills and are oriented toward teamwork
  • Self-motivated and high-energy with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Knowledge of product development and manufacturing processes
  • Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles
  • You remain calm and flexible in times of ambiguity
  • Ability to travel internationally to support builds (2 - 4 times per year)


In this dynamic role, you will develop and manage hardware project schedules with engineering teams while communicating project status to a wide spectrum of individual contributors and executive management. Use teamwork and collaboration to facilitate communication across engineering managers, operations manager, marketing managers and our OEM partners to meet very aggressive cost, schedule, and quality goals. IN ADDITION: - Understand technical issues and drive them to closure by bringing together key partners for decision-making - Support system definition and drive closure of architecture and technical opens in the early stages of a project - Identify risks, develop mitigation strategies and facilitate conflict resolution - Interface between vendors and product engineering teams, setting and handling schedules and product landmarks - Synthesize large amounts of data into a clear story and communicate to partners and organizations at all levels - Experience driving international contract manufacturing partners - Understanding of high volume production and test processes

Education & Experience

- Minimum of BS degree in engineering (electrical, mechanical or similar) - Knowledge of Mandarin is a plus

Additional Requirements