The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
29 days old
2018-03-262018-04-24

Engineering Project Manager, Apple Watch, Product Design

Apple Inc.
Cupertino, CA
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    113460679
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 ac...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.

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. We are seeking an enthusiastic team member to join our growing team. Will you help us design and build the next generation of Apple products?

As an Engineering Project Manager (EPM) supporting the Watch Product Design (PD) organization, you will be responsible for the technical management and support of engineering development for one of our Watch PD teams. You will be a fearless organizer, utilizing a solid ME background to drive day-to-day activities with the team to meet the top-level program objectives. The PD EPM focuses on system-level mechanical engineering design, handling development planning and validation cycles.

Key Qualifications:
2-4+ years of project management experience
Detailed knowledge of product development cycles
Deep understanding of manufacturing processes
Experience collaborating with Mechanical Engineering/Design, Operations, and Vendors
Experienced in setting up project schedules and work breakdown structures
Excellent communication, presentation, organizational and leadership skills
Strong interpersonal skills, oriented toward teamwork
Ability to filter and distill relevant and meaningful information for the right audience
Self-motivated and enthusiastic, demonstrating creative and critical thinking capabilities
Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles; remains flexible and calm when faced with ambiguity
Ability to travel internationally to support builds (up to 20%)

Description:
As an Apple Watch Product Design EPM, you will enable efficient development by creating and maintaining a streamlined process, capturing parallel designs and clear paths to closure with owners for each action item. Collaborate and facilitate communication across engineering, operations, industrial design, and our vendor partners to meet aggressive cost, schedule, and quality goals.

In addition, understand technical issues & complex design trade-offs. Drive to closure by demonstrating excellent teamwork and by bringing together key partners for decision-making to meet overall project objectives

- Identify risks, develop mitigation strategies and facilitate conflict resolution within and between teams, focus on top level objectives and develop a better course of action
- Provide timely issue resolution and critical path management as top priorities shift
- Create and maintain detailed project schedules for key enclosure and mechanical components, respond quickly to changes
- Understand system-level part interactions, manage a plan to provide key combinations into reliability testing to validate system performance
- Coordinate cosmetic and functional partial unit builds for key reviews and early testing
- Offer multiple levels of status across a wide spectrum of individual contributors to executive management

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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