New Product Operations Program Manager

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: May 23, 2019

Role Number: 200060499

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

The people here at Apple don't just create products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires 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

A successful NPO Manager is a natural 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; is adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts; manages through relationships and influence: and displays grace under fire

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • New Product Introduction / Supply Chain Management / Manufacturing Operations / Development or Operations Engineering experience
  • Ability to succeed in a matrixed environment
  • Excellent program management and communication skills
  • Extraordinary ability to establish relationships; data-driven and action-oriented; enthusiastic and motivated; and detail-oriented while handling several work-streams


You will lead the Team within Power Team and be the primary operations interface to the core product development team and other functional organizations within Apple. As the owner of the product, either through direct involvement and/or influence, you will ensure the successful launch of the product towards meeting it's stated Cost, Quality, Schedule, Availability and Customer Experience goals

Plan and execute all development builds and rapid ramps of new products. Coordinate Engineering, GSM, SQE, TPM and other internal and external teams by ensuring security, materials, equipment, fixtures, staffing, training, documentation plans are in place; For development builds and ramp readiness activities at the OEM site(s). 30-35% travel to Asia required in a 6-8 month time frame

Drive ramp readiness that include materials, equipment, fixtures, training, documentation, and transition and supply chain plans

Through influencing product's manufacturability, testability and material composition, you will work towards responsive supply chains that are optimized for lowest costs, greater operational flexibility, regional fulfillment and the highest quality

Assess, analyze, consolidate, and communicate risk and status clearly and succinctly to management, escalating key issues and presenting options for resolution to the cross-functional executive team through the new product reviews

Education & Experience

BS or MS degree in Engineering

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics

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