Full Job Description
Posted: Mar 19, 2021
Weekly Hours: 40
Imagine what you could do here. 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.
3 to 5 years of experience with Planning, Procurement, or Factory Operations.
Work around ambiguities and follow through multiple requests with competing priorities.
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to present to executives effectively
Must have critical thinking and see the big picture
Talented at consolidating multiple perspectives and getting buy-ins from different teams
Superb communication and interpersonal skills
Thirst for knowledge and the ability to learn quickly
Direct experience in long-term capacity planning a plus.
The role is dynamic and often has to wear multiple hats: focusing on big picture roadmap one moment and the minute details the next. Here are some highlights of the role: • Manage long-term capacity planning for modules & sub-components in a time frame of 9 months-3 years before launch. • Lead capacity executive reviews with discussions focused on vendor selection, CapEx requirements, pre-build strategy and sensitivity analysis. • Expand on the first-cut BOM from OPD and roll-up key capacity planning metrics, such as planned peak weekly capacity (PPWC) & ramp start, across all lines of business and commodities. • Represent Procurement as the point of contact during Flight Plan and highlight critical supply chain decisions tied to volume requirements to cross-functional leadership from Planning, Operations, Finance & Materials. • Present recommendations to leadership teams. Drive decision making to close Capacity/Demand gaps. Develop key measurement systems to ensure new capacity requirements are scrubbed and key decisions are made timely. • Manage the long-term MPS publication process including security requirements. • Lead training & provide resources to drive consistency in capacity planning across all teams within Procurement. • Partner with cross-functional teams, including Planning, Procurement, and Operations to influence the company’s product roadmap and demand scenarios. • Drive capacity goals that align with company initiatives and monitor industry trends and commodity capacity profiles.
Education & Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3+ years of professional experience required. • MBA or Master’s Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, or Operations Management preferred.