NPI Project Manager

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200209676
Summary

Summary

Posted: Dec 3, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200209676

The HW team is looking for a New Product Introduction (NPI) Project Manager with strong project management exper...Summary

Summary

Posted: Dec 3, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200209676

The HW team is looking for a New Product Introduction (NPI) Project Manager with strong project management experience in hardware, electronics, fixtures and test equipment. Solid background in finance, business negotiations, forecasting, and contract manufacturing interactions. Strong analytical capabilities, highly organized, independently motivated, resourceful individual with the ability to prioritize and excel in a fast paced environment. A successful candidate must be a high-energy tactical execution expert and a team player, with a friendly can-do attitude.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent project management skills to oversee project timelines, plans, budgets, resource allocation, scope, and definition.
  • Experience managing projects of all sizes, including large, complex, cross- functional initiatives.
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills in addition to the ability to deal effectively with ambiguity
  • Experienced in data driven decision making and demonstrated critical thinking capabilities.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with peers, business partners, technical staff and leadership via appropriate medium: verbal/written/presentation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with excellent organizational and multitasking skils
  • Ability to work well independently.
  • Strong familiarity with OS X
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Experience creating Tableau dashboards is a plus

Description

As the NPI Project Manager, you will plan strategy and coordinate the development and implementation of process and services across Apple products in Hardware Test Engineering (HWTE). You will drive engineering build planning and financial management best practices with internal and cross-functional teams.
- Serve as the key point of contact for engineering project specialists (EPS), business operations, global supply managers (GSM), technical leads, finance, contract manufacturers (CM) and others to establish project plans, troubleshoot and resolve project issues.
- Manage project budgets, bills of materials (BOM), and readiness from engineering builds to hand off for mass production.
- Forecast total cost of projects and initiatives with clear assumptions and rationale. Publish and socialize major changes before each build.
- Coordinate and track multiple HW/SW engineering development activities. Provide business judgement and input to help prioritize decisions based on total costs and return on investments (ROI).
- Create and maintain reports and presentations on a regular basis focused on project schedules and budgets, utilizing data visualization.
- Maintain a high level of accuracy, reliability, and credibility in producing data.
- Engage actively with individuals and cross-functional teams to ensure that projects are done on time and within budget.
- Implement process improvements and scalability tools in above areas.
- Work with all levels of leadership.
- May require international travel.

Education & Experience
- Requires BS/BA degree, plus at least 2 years related NPI project management experience or equivalent.
- Excellent English communication skills required -- both verbal & written.

Additional Requirements

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Cupertino, CA 95014

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