DRAM NPI Material Management Program Manager

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200271842
Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 30, 2021

Role Number:200271842

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experien...Summary

Summary

Posted: Aug 30, 2021

Role Number:200271842

Imagine what you could do here. 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. Dynamic, intelligent 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 product!

As a DRAM NPI Material Program Manager (NPI MPM), you will drive the latest DRAM technologies to accompany Apple's custom SoCs across our groundbreaking product lines. In this multifaceted role, you will be the critical interface to our DRAM suppliers as well as Apple's multi-functional teams (including Silicon Engineering, System Engineering, Procurement and Operations teams) to ensure the most sophisticated DRAM technologies go to mass production to Apple's industry leading quality standards. You will also be in charge of driving optimization and improvement of end-to-end DRAM supply chain by managing key performance metrics across suppliers.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of program management experience, or equivalent supply-chain / vendor management, preferably in DRAM industry.
  • Experience shipping high volume DRAMs / SoCs.
  • Strong vendor management experience, including capacity / schedule planning, critical messaging, and negotiations. Handling offshore vendors is considered a plus.
  • Impeccable ability to track details in complex material trackers / databases.
  • Excellent analytical skills and validated ability to drive resolution of critical problems, while under pressure.
  • Experience working in a dynamic multi-disciplined engineering environment, strong at multi-tasking, and real-time crisis management.
  • Ability to understand and extract action plans from discussions on supply chain disruptions and translate into succinct messaging for multi-functional and executive reporting.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills with a reciprocal mindset.

Description
Responsible for detailed execution of DRAM material plans from component forecasting to final integration into Apple's strategic development and NPI builds.
Collaborate with SoC and System material management teams to plan and supervise distribution of new DRAM material across all systems in development.
Own relationship with DRAM suppliers and drive strategic plans to ensure Apple's build objectives are met with success.
Work closely with the DRAM specialists in Global Supply Management (GSM), Engineering, Packaging, EPM and SoC EPM/MPM teams to align on product level strategies and execute on project schedules.
Lead DRAM qualification alignment with multi-functional teams: DRAM Engineering, DRAM Package, QA, and System Engineering teams.
Manage and track DRAM configs throughout overall Apple's NPI builds, and communicate issues to DRAM multi-functional teams.
Responsible for delivering program level DRAM material risk assessment, including detailed issue identification along with mitigation plans.
Communicate DRAM material status in multi-functional forums and to executives.
Quickly resolve DRAM material / supply chain related critical issues by handling partner concerns across both vendors' and Apple's executives.

Education & Experience
MS / BS Degree in technical discipline; or Equivalent industry experience.

Additional Requirements

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