NPI Operations Lifecycle Program Manager

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: Jan 10, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200138759

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 build products - they craft 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

Key Qualifications

  • 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


The Operations Lifecycle Program Management team leads NPI material management for Engineering development and Operation builds for iPhone from concept to launch. This role partners closely with Hardware Engineering, Product Design, System Program Management, Part Suppliers, Procurement, Operations, and Contract Manufacturers to ensure Clear to Build (CTB) to each development build and drive product readiness to meet launch schedule

Responsibilities Include:
- Manage on-time and in-spec material readiness for engineering and operation builds
- Closely track component changes and configuration variances at each build stage
- Work closely with procurement, suppliers, finance and contract manufactures to ensure demand and incoming supply is aligned and communicated
- Run material cost, lead time, liability, spend forecast, and actualizations
- Create purchase orders/requisitions and maintain invoice tracking and receipt of goods
- Present regular material cost and readiness updates to engineering and operations executive leadership teams to highlight risk, root cause and provide action plans

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations, Business, or related fields

Additional Requirements

  • - Strong communication skills and is able to clearly explain his/her current role and how it relates to materials management
  • - Experience in clear to build and reporting to cross-functional teams
  • - Ability to manage a fast-paced environment and ambiguous situations
  • - Demonstrated ownership in past or current roles
  • - Highly detail oriented and deals in the details in their daily work
  • - Demonstrated ability to identify and implement process optimization
  • - Team player and has demonstrated the ability to influence in his/her cross functional
  • - Good energy and positive attitude
  • - Eager to learn, driven, and self-motivated
  • - Up to 10% international travel required

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