Enclosure Global Supply Manager
Nanshan, Guangdong, China
Operations and Supply Chain
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Just be ready to dream big. The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages 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. Imaging what you could do here. At Apple, creative ideas have a way of becoming wonderful products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish. Our enclosure global supply management team is responsible for the sourcing, manufacturing development, execution and production of Apple's differentiated and unique mechanical enclosure parts.
- Program Management: the ability to handle all of the tasks in the description and personnel resources.
- Typically requires demonstrated ability in Supply Chain Management.
- Knowledge of any of the following preferred: Raw Material, Mechanical subassemblies, enclosures, casings, plastics, grinding, stamping, CNC, mills, lathes, etc.
- Solid communication skills, ability to work in multinational environments, driven and motivated by accomplishing world-class objectives.
- Effective written and spoken communication skill in English.
- Solid understanding of costing concepts, cost reduction, modeling, etc..
- Ability to travel Internationally.
Part of Apple's core business is the creation and development of our world-class mechanical / industrial designs and as such, the management of the supply chains is required to be equally unique, innovative and specialized. Due to the importance of this discipline in the definition of Apple's brand, this business group must innovate not only our products, but also the very business processes by which we accomplish our objectives. The complicated balance between the need to achieve ground breaking mechanical developments and business execution creates challenges that drive processes that require a bridge from engineering risk to manufacturing capability to business needs. INDIVIDUALS IN THIS GROUP SUPPORT THE FOLLOWING: - Supply chain management: identification, development, and management of existing and developing Apple mechanical suppliers. - Cost: development, negotiation and execution of a part and assembly cost strategy. An understanding of mechanical manufacturing techniques is important to better evaluate supplier capabilities and opportunities for Apple. - Cross-functional support: with Apple's industrial design, product development and operations teams. - Build Support: on site management of mechanical enclosure manufacturing partners to manage the development builds, risk mitigation and ramp. - On time delivery: schedule, capacity and supply planning to meet Apple’s production demand. - Risk Mitigation: evaluation of technical and business risks using data based analysis and developing sound risk mitigation alternatives.
Education & Experience
EDUCATION MSME or BSME/IE or equivalent. MBA a plus 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.