Product Design Engineering Program Manager
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States
Posted: May 26, 2021
Role Number: 200251385
As an Engineering Program Manager within Apple's Special Projects Group (SPG), you will be responsible for leading the design, development, integration, and manufacturing of complex hardware sub-systems and modules. This includes creating development plans, leading the cross-functional team through developmental design phases: proof-of-concept feasibility, system architecture, verification & validation, and scalability. To be successful in the role, it will be critical to balance the requirements of the cross-functional engineering and project management teams; Teams from the design studio to product design/HW engineering, as well as with external suppliers to help the team achieve the program goals. Day to day, this role will require you to be a champion of the product in cross-functional trade studies, manage priorities/escalations, and oversee cost, budget, and timing from concept stage towards mass production of new programs. An ideal candidate would be able to create the paths for data-driven decisions as well as comfortable with creating order within a fast-paced and ambiguous space. The candidates should be excited to develop, drive, and ship ground-breaking new technologies and products.
- 5+ years of relevant work experience
- Experience in leading and driving cross-functional groups with conflicting priorities
- Knowledge and understanding of engineering/product development processes
- Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills
- Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking skills
- Strong engineering / technical background
Drives project development of groundbreaking ideas; defining scope of work, schedule, and budget. Identifies and prioritizes project tasks and risks. Understands and able to communicate complex, technical, engineering issues. Able to collaborate and communicate with design studio and drive development and validation of engineering requirements and specifications. Coordinates technical design reviews; communicating project status and top engineering issues to project team and management. Helps define HW development processes and test strategies for projects. Coordinates design process to ensure design meets intended project goals. Drives suppliers / vendors, integrating their deliverables and schedules into projects.
Education & Experience
Bachelors in Engineering or other technical field.