Manufacturing Infrastructure Program Manager - Product Operations

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Operations and Supply Chain


Role Number:200522688
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 create products — they create 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. Summary Product Operations group is looking to add a Manufacturing Infrastructure Program Manager to support data systems, automation, and tools that enhance manufacturing of Apple's products. You will be responsible for driving the readiness of data collection and reporting for Apple’s products around the world. This team works to ensure our product manufacturing data collection, analytics, security and reporting ecosystem at our factories are ready along with new product requirements during its many lifecycles (prototype through sustaining). This team is made up of creative innovators and problem solvers who tackle unique challenges to ideate, replicate those ideas into concepts and deliver new solutions in the data space. It takes deeply dedicated, intelligent and hard-working individuals to maintain and exceed the high expectations for the exciting variety of products at Apple.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 5-7 years of project or program management, internal product management or supply chain management experience in highly technical field
  • Program, product management backgrounds with proven track record of end to end project execution
  • Experience with manufacturing infrastructure concepts with ability to define requirements or identify process improvements
  • Analytical mindset with ability to work with large data sets for planning, problem solving and or identifying improvements
  • Proven relationship building and ability to effectively influence peers and management
  • General operations and factory knowledge, good judgment on what is meaningful to drive impact
  • Tableau / Data Visualization skills and scripting (Python, SQL)
  • Able to develop and present complex problems in a simple way under tight timelines and present the findings both at a working and executive level
  • Able to work independently when managing multiple priorities in an unstructured, global and virtual environment is essential.
  • Highly desirable to have high tech manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, NPI or Manufacturing Operations related education / experience (but not required)


The Product Operations Data Team is looking for an extraordinary Program manager. You will lead, design and implement our data strategy for Apple's massive supply chain and help build the future of our manufacturing systems. The job requires interfacing the product teams across Apple and help them define their infrastructure requirements. Collaborate with the Infrastructure teams to aid end-to-end planning, readiness, optimization and deployment of equipment across our extensive factory base to meet our high scale manufacturing timelines. Additionally, you will get the opportunity to design and innovate with the tools & systems used to manage this activity, including the use of Tableau dashboards. If this sounds like you, come join our team. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Program management of Operations initiatives - scoping, prioritization, resourcing, cost reduction and implementation Build and lead teams cross-functional teams, set agenda, set schedule, set deliverables, assign actions, drive completion, report status Provide strategic and tactical recommendations for optimizing deployment processes and challenge the business on requirements to reduce Capex and Opex expenses with critical metrics for performance Lead the definition and execution of scalable modern solutions to support future technologies, cloud strategies to meet internal customer needs without compromising performance Lead the ideation, prototyping, and business justification/validation of tools & systems for Product Ops Own fulfillment of service requests related to manufacturing data collection across Apple’s supply network and product lines towards service levels Prototype solutions before providing recommendations on directions. e.g. create dashboard mock-ups before investing in development effort Comfortable and flexible in serving both supporting and leadership roles for various projects

Education & Experience

BS Degree or equivalent degree + experience, MBA is considered a plus.

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.
  • Apple’s most important resource, our soul, is our people. Apple benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways. No matter where you work at Apple, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources and time-away programmes. We’re proud to provide stock grants to employees at all levels of the company, and we also give employees the option to buy Apple stock at a discount — both offer everyone at Apple the chance to share in the company’s success. You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Apple, such as programmes that match your charitable contributions, reimburse you for continuing your education and give you special employee pricing on Apple products.
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