Closed Loop Project Manager

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200254217
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jun 7, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200254217

Are you an experienced professional capable of crafting an ambitious vision and gaining resounding support from ...Summary

Summary

Posted: Jun 7, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200254217

Are you an experienced professional capable of crafting an ambitious vision and gaining resounding support from cross-functional teammates and executives? Do you enjoy delivering value through networks - converging the best minds to execute upon a vision? Apple's goal is to one day achieve independence from mined resources - those continually extracted from the earth in a carbon-intensive process. Apple has also committed to being 100 percent carbon neutral for its supply chain and products by 2030. This role puts you in the driver's seat to lead our work on these efforts with a focus on priority non-enclosure metals - aluminum, steel, and new materials.

Key Qualifications

  • Proven project management skills, and capable of working with interdisciplinary project teams and international partners
  • Knowledgeable in advancing supply chains, in addition to assessing and mitigating risks to the business
  • A systems thinker who can work through complex interconnections to identify key points of leverage to achieve desired business objectives
  • Ability to navigate conversations with suppliers and prioritize team's projects with business needs in mind - taking into account cost, supply, return on investment, and other commercial considerations.
  • Exceptionally thorough, quick, adaptable, and analytical
  • Able to communicate effectively in a worldwide environment, and to rapidly synthesize and communicate findings to senior leaders
  • Must be a self-starter with innovation, integrity and attention to details
  • Comfort with ambiguity and passion to develop innovative ideas to advance our Closed Loop goals
  • Passion for environmental and sustainability practices, especially recycling and conservation of finite resources

Description

Apple's Environment and Supply Chain Innovation organization holds Apple suppliers to the highest standards, transitions supplier facilities to renewable energy, optimizes energy efficiency, drives zero waste at our suppliers, creates new and material-efficient pathways for recycled and renewable materials, and designs recycling technologies of the future. Its Closed Loop team is seeking an experienced Project Manager to develop and accelerate key enclosure material roadmaps to drive closed loop supply chain goals. The candidate will be responsible for developing and driving industry-shifting Closed Loop strategies forward, nurturing productive forums for debates that result in quick and effective cross-functional alignment, and crisply communicating recommendations and progress to senior leaders.
The role requires thorough knowledge in operations and project management across complex systems to create scalable and cost parity solutions for Closed Loop. The position will collaborate extensively with other Environment and Supply Chain Innovation teams, Engineering, Operations, Environmental Technologies, Legal, Finance, and Government Affairs to understand the impacts, barriers and opportunities with existing and future material, manufacturing, and recycling paths. The role requires a driven, independent, analytical individual who wants to promote innovation and manage complex international business relationships.

Education & Experience

BA/BS required

Additional Requirements

  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • Poise when confronted with sudden setbacks
  • Ability to make decisions with 80% information
  • Thirst for knowledge and the ability to learn quickly
  • Creative and analytical problem solver
  • Proven track record of project management
  • Working knowledge of product design including architecture and material composition preferred
  • Basic understanding of electronics recycling, material recovery (metallurgical) processes and international regulations on eWaste preferred
  • Willingness to travel internationally (5-10% time)


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Closed Loop Project Manager

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Cupertino, CA 95014

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