Industrial Engineering Program Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200175048
Industrial Engineering 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 build 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.

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering (Master’s degree a plus)
  • Typically 3 or more years of assembly/manufacturing experience
  • Able and willing to travel internationally ~20%


In this highly impactful role, we lead efforts to make things better, may it be products, processes or systems. We bring our passion and thirst for excellence in the fields of digital manufacturing and factory efficiency to drive improvements and new technologies at our manufacturing facilities to ensure optimum use of resources. Digital Manufacturing-- -Modeling and evaluating discrete process simulations -Designing the layout of the plant using computer-aided design/manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software to build 3D models -Designing, developing and installing plant control systems -Collaborating closely with designers, researchers and engineering consultants -Investigating process ergonomics and coming up with solutions for any perceived issues Factory Efficiency and Metrics -Calculating production costs and metrics that include time, labor, space, equipment and overhead -Maintaining product process flow, layout and parameters -Implementing lean principles to various factory related processes -Deciding on the effective use of resources, e.g. raw materials, equipment and labor -Factory benchmarking for best in class metrics Program Management -Leading development and implementation of projects at contract manufacturers (CMs) -Visiting CMs and other production sites to lead IE discussions, evaluate onsite processes and provide improvement direction

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering (Master’s degree a plus)

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with 3D factory modeling and visualization softwares (Factory CAD, Line Designer, Factory Design Suite - Autodesk, VisMockup, Process Simulate)
  • Ability to run discrete event simulation in FlexSIM and PlantSIM
  • Exposure to ergonomic validations using Siemens Jack or Process Simulate Human
  • Experience with Design for Assembly/Manufacturing
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing
  • Exposure to predetermined time standards such as MODAPTS, MOST or MTM
  • Good interpersonal, teamwork, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to work to tight project deadlines