Operations Lifecycle Program Manager

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


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200188756
NPI Operations Lifecycle 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 craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. 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

  • You are a strong leader with demonstrated project management and supply chain management skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical abilities
  • Strong social and verbal/written/presentational skills
  • Convert business needs/requirements into executable strategies
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced, dynamic
  • environment
  • Understanding of inventory management requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, coordinating priorities,
  • and initiatives
  • Motivated and results oriented creative thinker


We are responsible for on time material readiness of development builds to support new product introduction and overall product readiness to meet launch. This position works closely with other key cross-functional teams from Hardware and Product Design Engineering, Part Suppliers, Procurement, Operations, Finance, Marketing and Contract Manufacturers to develop the strategic direction, goals, objectives and key measurement systems to ensure the business goals are met. • Executing multiple project timelines related to suppliers on time delivery performance throughout the development cycle • Present regular updates to Engineering and Operations executive leadership team • Run multiple projects for Bill of Material (BOM) component list completeness and material readiness throughout all the development phases • Lead inbox readiness for new product ramp and sustaining operations • Handle NPI related ECO’s and sustaining ECO’s that affect new part changes throughout the lifecycle of the products • Responsible for overall material cost savings objectives related to new product development costs • Facilitate quoting based on sourcing strategy for all NPI builds • Advancing high level strategic decision-making through detailed analyses and material preparations

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations or Business

Additional Requirements