Material End of Life Program Specialist

Maiden, North Carolina, United States
Software and Services

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200298744
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. Do you wish to be challenged to think creatively? The people here at Apple don’t just craft products - they build 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. The Data Center Operations group is looking for a Site Material End-of-Life Program Manager to support the site Reverse Logistics strategy. This role will be responsible for the performance of the site media management program including but not limited to the management of resale, recycle, and wiping of all assets & media. In this role you will focus on collaborating with peers from other sites to continue to refine the strategy, structure, and process of our enterprise media management program. We seek a self starter who can work independently while also providing training and guidance to site resources. We are looking for leadership capabilities to drive standard methodologies for logistics and asset management operations. This is a fast-moving, dynamic environment where flexibility and resourcefulness are key attributes needed for success. Strong project and time-management skills, with an ability to prioritize and drive critical tasks and objectives in support of organizational goals is valued.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years leading operations in data centers, warehousing, inventory management, shipping/receiving or general logistics operations
  • Experience with IT environments, operations and/or logistics across multiple sites preferred
  • Proven knowledge in asset and material management
  • Experience with asset or material management applications considered a plus
  • Maintains an awareness and understanding of relevant industry trends and best practices to ensure IT Asset Management initiatives are up-to-date and compliant with regulatory and industry trends.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to pull together many sources of information to help prioritize, train and lead operations
  • Experience with oversight of third party vendors for the implementation of media management activities
  • Skilled in process creation, control, and continuous improvement with the ability to develop plans and solutions to meet short and long term needs
  • Ability to plan, organize, and motivate others to achieve objectives
  • Solid communication/coordination skills and the ability to effectively present to the managerial level
  • Must be a solid team player and have experience working extensively with multi-functional teams
  • Ability to work under stress and operate in difficult situations

Description

In this role you will drive standard methodologies for logistics operations and inventory management, reporting, and handling. This position will work for the Site Logistics Manager, and the Enterprise Material End-of-Life Program Manager while closely collaborating with Logistics, Site Services, and other key stakeholders to achieve enterprise-wide objectives. You will work with other site program managers to achieve results through efficiency gains and standardization while mitigating risk for Apple. This position will be expected to partner proactively with Apple Infrastructure Services teams and other key partners to meet drive a secure asset and media strategy Other responsibilities include: Responsible to ensure appropriate control mechanisms are in place and achieve exceptional levels of material security and material data accuracy Provide operational daily direction and oversight to others as needed to assist in daily activities supporting the media management function. Maintain site media management training program to assure highly qualified backups for every function.

Education & Experience

Bachelor Degree preferred or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Prior experience in data center operations, operations management, supply chain, or material management is required