Mac Panel Process & Optics Engineering Program Manager

Cupertino, California, United States


Role Number:200552206
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new insights 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. Dynamic, resourceful people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with all Apple Hardware products. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices strengthening our dedication to leave the world better than we found it. Do you want to join us in these pursuits? Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple products! Apple is looking for a world-class Engineering Program Manager to join Panel Process and Optics (PPO) Engineering Program Management team for Mac products! We are responsible for leading new innovative display panel and module design & manufacturing process technology development to solve complex design challenges that have a direct impact to future products, quality and delivery of Apple Displays & Touch technology. The individual in this role will serve as a focal point to work with display panel and module engineering team and multi-functional teams in display org such as ME and EE teams. We work at a fast pace environment the individual has to be self-motivated. The successful candidate is a flexible thinker and problem solver with ability to work outside of their respective technical area to drive results.


Display EPMs must be fearless organizers and excellent leaders cross-functionally with multiple teams throughout Apple as well as with external suppliers. The ideal candidate must excel in independent work with minimal supervision, contribute to strategy setting, adhere to schedules, and efficiently manage and communicate status and issues. This position demands technical strengths in many areas, including optical, mechanical, electrical, material science, and manufacturing. Major responsibilities: Define project plans and schedules. Drive project execution. Lead internal and external cross-functional teams in engineering and validation activities Ensure tight inter-team coordination and communication Strong presentation and communication skills required Understand and communicate complex, technical/Engineering issues Identify and resolve conflicts, inter-dependencies and program issues quickly and efficiently Manage development budgets and engineering builds

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Relevant Engineering or Program Management experience in relevant industries including display and semiconductor
  • Knowledge of optical film and display panel material and process
  • Experience working with global supply chain
  • A working understanding of high volume manufacturing processes
  • Experience in consumer electronics / portable products preferred

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS + 3 years of relevant experience; MS preferred

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.