The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
14 days old
2018-05-102018-06-08

Apple Watch, Accessories, Engineering Project Manager

Apple Inc.
Cupertino, CA
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    113770561
The Accessories group is looking for an Engineering Project Manager (EPM) to lead the design and development of Apple-branded accessories for the Apple Watch - a critical business that sits alongsi...Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks.

The Accessories group is looking for an Engineering Project Manager (EPM) to lead the design and development of Apple-branded accessories for the Apple Watch - a critical business that sits alongside the enormous iPhone, iPad, and Watch businesses.

Key Qualifications:
You are a Project/Program Manager with a minimum of 5+ years of related mechanical background in computer or consumer electronics.
You were a practicing engineer prior to becoming a project manager
Experience developing schedules, working with Industrial Design and Product Design to release designs to vendors on time
Experience managing vendors and driving materials to development builds
Experience fostering relationships with manufacturers, driving OEM partners and handling development builds
Experience collaborating with teams to drive closure of technical issues
You have experience identifying and directing all resources required to execute successful projects
Experience demonstrating strong presentation skills

Description:
Apple Watch Accessories EPMs are responsible for building and communicating project definition, development milestones, project schedules, validation/FA/CA, and project status in the development of new products. An EPM should be able to prioritize issues and track the details as well as be in touch with the big-picture issues.

EPMs are fearless organizers who are ready to work with the highly skilled Hardware, Software, Mechanical Design and Industrial Design teams to identify and resolve potential risks to the schedule and quality of the product. The EPM will interact with these engineering design disciplines plus Safety, Reliability, Marketing, Packaging, Manufacturing, Component Engineering, and other resources inside and outside Apple.

The EPM is also the key interface to the suppliers, driving build readiness at the factory and managing the build itself. Success is defined in terms of the quality and timeliness of the pre-production builds and the start of mass production.

EPMs also need to have a deep understanding of development and manufacturing processes - from part design to reliability testing, circuit board manufacturing, and production line bring-up.

We are looking for someone who is flexible and can respond quickly and enthusiastically to changes. Cross-functional communication skills and experience are critical.

Additional responsibilities include:

- Create and maintain project schedules. Redirect pitfalls and develop a better course of action
- Lead communication between project teams and external vendors
- Enable the development effort by crafting and monitoring an efficient, streamlined process
- Facilitate communication across engineering managers, operations manager, marketing managers and OEM partners to meet very tight cost, schedule, and quality goals
- Provide timely issue resolution and critical path management
- Offer multiple levels of status across a wide spectrum of individual contributors to executive management
- Understand technical issues and drive them to closure by bringing together key partners for facilitating decision-making
- Work with vendors to drive material to support engineering building
- Work with OEMs and vendors to drive material preparation and development builds
- Creating meetings and documenting action items and progress
- Reporting and presenting to senior management on project status and schedules
- Travel up to 20% to support manufacturing builds

Education:
BS ME degree or equivalent required

Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.



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