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Project Manager - P2P and QTC WWBPR

Apple

Apple

Operations
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200550331
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. We are looking for an individual that understands the importance of business architecture and has built leading-edge supply chain solutions using SAP HANA platform/applications. The people here at Apple don’t just craft products - they build 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. Are you a strategic thinker who excels at tactical execution? Do you love to solve problems and have an uncanny knack for process optimization, solutions design and transformation? As part of our World Wide Operations Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) group, you will be responsible for implementing strategies, and processes, that enable the business to grow, increase efficiencies, and drive innovation while improving customer experience. You will be driving key initiatives, developing solutions with IS&T partners that support a broad cohesive operations supply chain strategy. Most important, you will be free to innovate, challenge the norms and drive transformation. The ideal candidate will have deep process re-engineering experience and be self-directed, motivated, and comfortable working in an extremely fast-paced environment. Experience with large scale transformation initiatives involving Procure to Pay and Quote to Cash B2B eCommerce (E2E) processes as well implementation experience leveraging SAP Ariba, SAP Commerce and SAP S/4 HANA is preferred. Flexibility and adaptability are key attributes needed for success. This individual should also have strong analytical, project management and leadership skills to handle a variety of activities and complexities spanning the organization. You are willing to work at both a very detailed and strategic level.

Description

The candidate will be responsible for leading and identifying business process re-engineering opportunities, solutions architecture, and working with partners to implement the solution in SAP. This role requires a deep understanding of core operations throughout the supply chain to manage complex, global initiatives supporting a wide range of initiatives. Success requires an individual to think strategically, connecting the dots of the bigger picture, as well as being comfortable in the details of the all key deliverables. Successful team members are consummate team player capable of working with cross functional business teams to identify improvements and deliver capabilities that will exceed our customers expectations Essential Duties and Responsibilities: In BPR, we work closely with the business teams to become functional leaders in Procure to Pay and Quote to Cash process, including, allocation planning processes, inventory management, order management, fulfillment and reverse logistics. Identify transformation opportunities and partner with business and IS&T to lead projects through the full Software Development Life Cycle - from mobilization to problem definition, scoping, requirements, design, business readiness, testing and implementation. As an architect, you will also focus on strategic POCs, technical and functional assessments, projects related to supply chain transformation initiatives. Negotiate with x-functional teams and business partners to remove barriers and drive results, without compromising the overall quality of the end deliverable. Engage with leadership, business partners, and engineering teams to develop a project timeline, key achievements, and a communication plan. Prepare the business for the change: Ensuring from the very start of the project, there is a change management plan in place. Ensure project objectives have been met and proper project closure with complete lessons learned. Understanding and analyzing the business problems at the root and not just solving for the symptom, is critical to the success of this role. You will focus on recommending process innovation and efficiencies through process analysis and building prototypes. Use cases, observations, industry trends, standard methodologies (Design Thinking, Six Sigma, Lean), leading-edge technology and process improvement ideas to challenge the status quo and deliver extraordinary customer-focused solutions.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Proven track record of leading strategic programs, combined with the ability to execute at tactical project-level activities and tasks.
  • Led transformation projects in Procure to Pay and Quote to Cash process, and developing innovative solution in the SAP Ariba and SAP Commerce platforms.
  • Has lead efforts in solutions designing across various functions - that is scalable, stable, and efficient with a focus on customer / business voice
  • Demonstrated competence in functional design and solutions architecture
  • Relevant experience implementing innovative Supply Chain solutions leveraging Machine Learning, Optimization, etc.
  • Has lead teams and change management strategies in driving process improvement projects
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain trust, credibility and build strong relationships
  • As leader in transformation projects, influence others and move toward a common vision or goal, including leading cross-functional workshops to drive consensus
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, flexible, open working style and an ability to establish trust and credibility quickly
  • Self-motivated individual who thrives working in a global, matrix, fast-paced environment
  • Experience working on projects with teams based outside the US including international engagements
  • Experience in SDLC project management and analysis including scoping / timeline management, documenting use cases, process flows/swim lane diagrams, requirements (BRD) etc, UAT, change management etc

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

MS degree or higher in Computer Science, Business Information Management (e.g., MIS), or Systems Engineering, and 5+ years of related experience. Alternatively BS and 10+ years of experience. requirements.

Additional Requirements

  • Six Sigma and PMP certification is a plus

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.