Manufacturing Design Program Manager (MDPM)
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States
Operations and Supply Chain
+ Extraordinary leadership abilities
+ 5+ years of professional experience (preferred)
+ 2+ years of program management experience with accomplishments in concept to market product development
+ Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
+ Experience with consumer electronics devices (preferred)
+ Experienced working with multi-disciplinary groups, driving schedule and tasks
+ Experience leading team meetings/syncs
+ Ability to lead without authority, foster trust, build credibility
+ Ability to travel internationally
+ An understanding of high-volume manufacturing processes, operations management, and supply chain management.
+ Self-motivated and enthusiastic with demonstrated critical thinking capabilities
+ Experience presenting to executive level management on program status, recommendations, and priorities
+ Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and requests
The MDPM manages innovation within the manufacturing design team by challenging the technical team to implement new processes while maintaining timely readiness for mass production. The MDPM is relationship focused, engaging with a talented engineering team, the executive leadership team, and an international supply chain. Key responsibilities include: Create process development schedules indicating critical path and key decision milestones Facilitate communication and cross functional alignment within the Manufacturing Design organization and with other Apple teams Drive suppliers, integrate their deliverables and schedules into the overall project Utilize a multi-functional team of engineers to meet overall program objectives Lead meetings and document action items and progress. Identify and prioritize project tasks and risks Hold team members accountable for meeting schedule commitments Drive issue resolution and risk management in order to meet timeline Coordinate weekly exec level presentations, crafting the message and prioritizing the open items
**Education & Experience**
BS degree (Mechanical Engineering); MBA or equivalent (preferred)
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