Environmental Program Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200188739
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, our ambition is to make products without taking from the Earth. Getting there requires focus and innovation in three key areas: climate change, resources and smarter chemistry. We believe that our products should be safe for anyone who assembles, uses, or recycles them. As an Environmental Program Manager, you will drive sustainability initiatives and regulatory compliance on hardware products under development. Your work requires you to closely partner with product development teams to implement initiatives on energy efficiency, sustainable materials, design for environment, and phase-outs of hazardous substances.

Key Qualifications

  • Two to five years experience working on hardware product-related environmental initiatives
  • Mastery of project management – managing, organizing and driving deliverables of complex projects with tight timelines
  • Knowledge of product-related environmental regulations and standards
  • Comfortable in environments that depend on influence to drive outcomes
  • Excellent communication skills — written and verbal with diverse audiences, from engineers to executives
  • Thrives in environments where attention to detail is required


This position is offered in Apple's Environmental Technologies group within Apple's Hardware Engineering division. Our mission is to deliver world-leading programs to address the impacts of climate change, conserve resources, and utilize safer materials in our products. You will be responsible for driving Apple’s environmental initiatives on specific products under development. You will need to partner with a wide range of engineering, design and operations teams to establish ambitious environmental objectives for the product related to climate change, resources, and smarter chemistry goals, closely track progress, coordinate validation testing with Apple’s Environmental Testing Lab, and drive product environmental certifications. Your ability to influence others to set ambitious objectives is key to your success. You are a strong proponent for environmental leadership and see it as your mission to drive continuous improvement. You’re comfortable diving into technical details with engineers, and distilling this information into concise messages for executives. You don’t hesitate to build up relationships with cross-functional partners and collaborate well across functions. You are also a master of tracking details, deliverables and schedules.

Education & Experience

Bachelors or Masters in engineering or science.

Additional Requirements