Manager, New Product Operations - Mac Location: Cupertino, CA Imagine what you could do here.
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Experience in manufacturing, process engineering or product development Experience working with off-shore manufacturers and traveling to manufacturing sites Strong interpersonal skills and ability to present to management Extraordinary ability to build relationships Clear, consistent communication Use data to drive decisions and be willing to take action Enthusiastic and motivated High level of detail while running several work-streams Ability to travel internationally up to 30-35% Technical expertise and prior OEM management experience
The Mac NPI PM organization role will lead the team within WW Operations and be the primary operations interface to the core product development team and other functional organizations within Apple. As the owner of the product, the NPI PM will ensure the successful launch products towards meeting it's stated cost, quality, schedule, availability and customer experience goals.
The NPI PM is responsible for all facets of the project launch which includes: Leading ramp availability for all product modules with Materials, Quality, Engineering and other internal and external teams. Ensuring security, materials, equipment, fixtures, staffing, training, documentation plans are in place at our partners.
Drives responsive supply chains that optimize lowest costs, operational flexibility and high quality. Assesses, analyzes, consolidates, and communicates risk and status clearly and succinctly to management, calling out key issues and presenting options for resolution to the cross-functional executive team through the new product reviews and other executive forums. Provides links from the Cupertino Ops & Engineering Teams to the Factory teams from various development builds through new product introduction, including product hand-off to Sustaining Operations Management.