Silicon Materials Engineering Project Specialist
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States
Posted: Mar 4, 2021
Role Number: 200228356
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Dynamic, intelligent people and inspiring, innovative technologies are the norm here. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries. The same passion for innovation that goes into our products also applies to our dedication to leave the world better than we found it. Do you want join us in these pursuits? Join us to help deliver the next groundbreaking Apple product! Be at the center of the action on new custom silicon product development and help deliver Apple's groundbreaking products. Apple's Silicon Engineering Group (SEG) is looking for a detail oriented, high-energy Engineering Project Specialist (EPS) to work on material management of silicon components across engineering teams. As an EPS within Apple's Hardware Technology organization, you will be responsible for planning, implementation and ongoing support of engineering silicon sample demand planning and distribution. The Hardware Technology environment is dynamic and constantly evolving; flexibility is required. The ability to prioritize and react quickly is crucial. You will work closely with Engineering teams, Global Supply Managers and external vendors to facilitate silicon validation. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, is detail oriented and able to multi-task and prioritize time-sensitive work. The goal is to provide engineering support for the development and validation of state-of-the-art silicon, spanning engineering design phases through production release and ramp for Apple's innovative products.
- Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Accounting, Finance or related field, or 2+ years of related experience
- Silicon material management experience a plus.
- Experience managing, coordinating and maintaining multiple projects.
- Very detail oriented to ensure accuracy of all data, status and reports.
- Excellent written and verbal communication.
- Adept at working with multi-functional teams.
- Outstanding critical thinking skill set; big picture program understanding.
- Ability to react to changes in a time critical environment.
- Experience with overseas vendors a plus.
- Ability to operate in fast paced situations.
- A self-starter who can make decisions even with ambiguity.
Develop and handle silicon material tracking plans in reference to new product validation programs and teams.
Host and attend various meeting from a material planning perspective.
Communicate delivery schedules and be familiar with associated details such as test program, special fusing requirements, associated memory, corners, packaging, expedite status.
Track material as it flows from the factory through to the engineering teams.
Ensure the smooth flow of material vital to meet the validation requirements and schedules.
Drive GSM and vendors to deliver the requested material in a timely manner.
Handle and rebound from critical issues that might stem from Engineering change, material shortage or schedule slip.
Report on material progress and investigate material blocker issues.
Play a key role in the allocation of material in the case of shortages.
Anticipate potential issues that may arise and communicate to relevant teams to jump-start mitigation path.
Education & Experience
BA/BS Degree, Supply Chain Management preferred.