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Sustaining Operations Program Manager



Cupertino, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200547876
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.


Sustaining Operations Program Managers are responsible for ramp readiness, product launch and continuing operations through the ‘end of production’ of a program(s). You will influence product manufacturability, testability, and supply chain responsiveness in pursuit of low cost and maximum flexibility while stewarding the superior product quality expected of Apple products. A successful OPM excels in program/ project management; communicates with ease at all levels; is adept at facilitating actions and resolving conflicts; leads through relationships and influence; and displays grace under pressure. - Lead Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) operations team in planning and executing new product ramps - You will drive ramp readiness with engineering, operations and OEM teams. Plan capacity and manage multi-million dollar factory equipment budget - Collaborate with Planning, and Materials teams to drive supply according to demand - Manage operations-related communications, upward and downward through the organization; advancing key issues and present options for resolution to the cross-functional executive teams - You will lead initiatives and projects that improve the Quality, Cost and Delivery of the product

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience management or team lead experience
  • 8+ years of experience in a technical domain, high volume manufacturing, or development of consumer electronics or components
  • BS Engineering Degree. MBA is considered a plus

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience leading Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) operations team in planning and executing new product ramps
  • Broad operational background
  • Strong program management and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of business processes and product cost drivers.
  • Experience leading operations or related experience
  • Good people management skills / can drive consensus
  • Detail oriented/ analytical
  • Strong cross-functional teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Able to define processes and requirements under sometimes ambiguous conditions
  • Uses data to drive decision-making
  • Prioritize and communicate/ negotiate changes to project timeline
  • International travel required - 25%

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • 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. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.