Technical Program Manager – Accessories.

Job Description

Apple, Inc.

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. The people here at Apple don’t just create products – they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. In this highly visible and highly hands-on role, you will enjoy key decision-making responsibilities combined with on-site problem solving that comes with owning programs for some of the most visible products in the world today!

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent project management skills, working in a matrix organization.
  • Must be a self starter with innovation, integrity and attention to details.
  • Experience with HW manufacturing processes.
  • Experience working with international OEM partners.


Act as the bridge between Apple Design and suppliers’ manufacturing teams. In this role you with engage with Apple Design and Program Management teams at beginning stage of NPI and give continuous feedback based on manufacturing process development and evolution. Our team evaluates prospective suppliers regarding production capability & quality management, leads multi-functional activities in the supply chain for overall operational readiness in all NPI phases leading into Mass Production and collaborates with Suppliers and Engineering teams in developing manufacturing Blueprint including process flow, equipment/ fixture designs, implementation schedules and validation plans prior to any Engineering build. •We drive project technical and operational issues wrt material, process, fixtures, and equipment during NPI phase to enable delivery of a mature product and manufacturing process into Mass Production. •Lead suppliers by providing technical direction to establish and validate (using statistical tools) process capability to Apple standards in meeting innovative product designs as well as test and quality requirements. •Use DOE’s, FMEA and other Industry standard tools to proactively identify and address risks and optimize process parameters. •Establish Quality programs and Manufacturing Process Control Plans forearly detection of issues and to ensure highest level of Quality and Reliability is consistently delivered. •Act as Ops technical lead in communicating project readiness and identifying risks. •Develop robust processes for FA on customer returns to Synthesize Voice of Customer into both process changes and product development cycles •Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as laser welding, hot bar soldering, laser soldering, glue dispensing, tinning, cable prepping and termination to connectors •Proven bottom line project management experience (Planning, Cost &Delivery).

Education & Experience

– BS/MS in Engineering – Min 7 to 10 years of experience in Design and Manufacturing

Pay & Benefits

  • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $148,200.00 and $223,100.00, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple’s discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses – including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. Learn more about Apple Benefits.

    Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

    Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics.


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