Operations Program Manager- iPhone
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Operations and Supply Chain
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.
- Experience in manufacturing, process engineering, supply chain, and/or product development
- Results oriented and attention to detail
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to present to management
- Ability to travel up to 30-35%
- Technical expertise and prior OEM management experience
We are a diverse group of Operations Program Managers with opportunities across NPI, Strategic Ops, and Core Technologies- Display Operations! Whether in the NPI or Sustaining phase of the product lifecycle, OPMs are pivotal to the dynamic development and launch of Apple’s products. A successful OPM is a leader and facilitator; is dynamic, driven, organized and detail oriented; excels in program/ project management; communicates with ease at all levels; thrives in an ambiguous environment and is adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts. *** NPI & Core Technologies-Display OPM: • Leading Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) operations team in planning and executing development builds and new product ramps. • Drive ramp readiness with engineering, operations and OEM teams. • Plan capacity and lead factory equipment budget. • Handle component readiness to ensure part availability, quality and cost. • Communicate requirements and schedules to facilitate technical readiness with supply chain teams. • Influence product manufacturability, testability, and supply chain responsiveness in pursuit of low cost and flexibility while stewarding quality. • Leading all communications, upward and downward through the organization; raising key issues and options for resolution with executive teams. *** Strategic OPM: • Actively collaborate with internal teams to be informed of changing demand in order to drive daily production activities. • Ensure ongoing materials availability, timely production schedules, adequate output quantities and efficient shipments to meet business requirements. • Successfully communicate with cross functional teams in Engineering and Operations to qualify new programs in manufacturing sites to ensure launch schedules are met • Work closely with the local Apple team, production site and contract manufacturers to streamline order cycle times and build in production flexibility. • Drive the overall operations schedule, production planning and materials readiness to meet product development schedule landmarks. • Plan optimally for short-term and long-term capacity by working closely with CapEx, technical teams and supply chain partners.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferred. Masters or MBA are considered a plus.