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Acoustics EPM

Apple Inc.


Location:
Cupertino, CA
Date:
12/06/2017
2017-12-062018-01-04
Job Code:
113296377
Apple Inc.
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Job Details

Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks

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. We are seeking an enthusiastic team member to join our growing team. Will you help us design and build the next generation of Apple products?

The Apple Acoustics EPM Team is looking for an Acoustics Engineering Project Manager (EPM) to drive the design, development and integration of speaker, microphone, and receiver modules into Apple products. In this highly collaborative role the EPM will oversee internal efforts of the Audio HW, Validation and Tuning teams as well as externally with SW, Mechanical Engineering, and Operations teams to design, manufacture and integrate high quality acoustic modules for Apple's entire product line

Engineering Project Managers are responsible for leading a broad multi-functional team in developing multiple projects across the Hardware Engineering organization. In this critical, highly visible role, you will lead projects involving the design, integration and launch of state of the art technologies for world-renowned Apple products including iPad, iPhone, and MacBook

Key Qualifications:
•You have a minimum 5+ years project management experience
•A deep understanding of production and test processes at scale
•The capacity to travel internationally to support builds at component (speaker, microphone, receiver) and system manufacturers
•Exceptional listening, presentation and interpersonal skills
•Your experience driving international OEM/ODM partners is highly useful
•Experience in speakers, microphones or receivers
•A passion for audio and acoustics is great
•Knowledge of Mandarin is a plus
•One or more of the following:
•Familiar with speaker, microphone, and transducer technologies
•Good knowledge of acoustics performance metrics
•Acoustic module design, development or PM experience

Description:
The Acoustics Module EPM defines and drives the build plan for multiple module integrators and serves as the primary interface to Apple during module development. EPMs are responsible for managing and communicating project definition, development landmarks and schedules, and project status in the development of new acoustic modules

EPMs are fearless organizers who are ready to work with the highly skilled Acoustic, Hardware, Software, and Mechanical Design teams to identify and resolve potential pitfalls to the schedule and risks to the quality of the product. Success is defined in terms of the quality and timeliness of the pre-production builds and the start of mass production

• Advocate for the best overall acoustic performance throughout the organization
• Prioritize issues and track the details
• Drive a talented, passionate, experienced multi-functional team and external suppliers
• Deliver acoustic modules on schedule, facilitating risk management and communicating status and issues to the development team and Apple executives
• Be savvy enough to understand the roles and responsibilities of the key partners and identify partners to efficiently drive key decisions
• Remain in touch with big picture issues

Education:
• BS degree ME/Physics/EE required
• MS preferred

Additional Requirements:
Language Skills:

• English - US

Apple is an Equal Employment 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