Technical Program Manager, Accessories

Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200138782
Summary

Summary

Posted: Feb 20, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200138782

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and cust...Summary

Summary

Posted: Feb 20, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200138782

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

Apple is committed to ensuring the highest standards of social responsibility wherever our products are made and the Supplier Responsibility team upholds values around human rights, environment, health and safety in our global supply chain.

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.

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent project management skills, working in a matrix organization.
  • Must be a self starter with innovation, integrity and attention to details.
  • Experience with HW manufacturing processes.
  • Experience working with international OEM partners.

Description
Act as the bridge between Apple Design and suppliers' manufacturing teams.
Engage with Apple Design and Program Management teams at beginning stage of NPI and give continuous feedback based on manufacturing process development and evolution.
Evaluate prospective suppliers regarding production capability & quality management.
Lead cross-functional activities in the supply chain for overall operational readiness in all NPI phases leading into Mass Production.
Collaborate with Suppliers and Engineering teams in developing manufacturing Blueprint including process flow, equipment/ fixture designs, implementation schedules and validation plans prior to any Engineering build.
Drive project technical and operational issues wrt material, process, fixtures, and equipment during NPI phase to enable delivery of a mature product and manufacturing process into Mass Production.
Lead suppliers by providing technical direction to establish and validate (utilizing statistical tools) process capability to Apple standards in meeting innovative product designs as well as test and quality requirements.
Utilize DOE's, FMEA and other Industry standard tools to proactively identify and address risks and optimize process parameters.
Establish Quality programs and Manufacturing Process Control Plans for early detection of issues and to ensure highest level of Quality and Reliability is consistently delivered.
Act as Ops technical lead in communicating project readiness and identifying risks.
Develop robust processes for FA on customer returns to Synthesize Voice of Customer into both process changes and product development cycles.

Education & Experience
BS/MS in Engineering

Additional Requirements

  • Min 7 to 10 years of experience in Design and Manufacturing
  • Direct experience managing functional engineering teams a plus.
  • Experience with hardware design and manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as laser welding, hot bar soldering, laser soldering, glue dispensing, tinning, cable prepping and termination to connectors and PCB's, testing (mechanical and electrical), and inspection.
  • Familiarity with automation and AOI/AXI.
  • Design or development experience along with operations experience preferred.
  • Proven bottom line project management experience (Planning, Cost & Delivery).
  • Must be willing to travel international; > 30%.


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