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The Core Technologies New Product Introduction Operations Program Manager (NPI OPM) launches products on time, with high quality, and maximum customer availability. In Core Technologies, you will lead the key subsystems across all platforms that make iPhone, Apple Watch, Mac, and iPad great.
OPMs are pivotal to the dynamic development and launch of Apple’s products. A successful NPI OPM is a leader and facilitator; is 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.
We lead within worldwide Operations and collaborate with the core product development team and other functional organizations within Apple.
- Demonstrated program and supply chain management skills
- Organized, detailed-oriented and independently driven
- Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to own and drive issues to closure and influence change when necessary
- Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
- Motivated and results-oriented leader
- Own the Core Technologies operations readiness and successful bring up of critical components for iPhone, iPad, Watch, Mac products and other new products.
- Be a strong leader and standout colleague, collaborating with design engineering, process, quality, and procurement teams and external suppliers.
- Lead program readiness reviews that include overall program status of design/technical development and operations. Drive closure on design/technical and operations issues.
- Influence product manufacturability, testability, and supply chain responsiveness in pursuit of low cost and flexibility while stewarding quality.
- Lead operations development builds on-site at suppliers. Responsible for successful mass production ramp up.
- Excellent communicator, able to present in weekly meetings with large multi- functional teams and executives.
Education & Experience
- BS or MS degree in Industrial, Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering. MBA is a plus.
- Experience in manufacturing, process engineering, supply chain or product development. Consumer electronics background preferred.
- Ability to travel up to 30-35%.