Apple Business Operations Manager in Santa Clara Valley, California
Business Operations Manager
Job Number: 83743346
Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
Posted: Jul. 31, 2017
Weekly Hours: 40.00
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Finding and pursuing cost reduction opportunities by challenging current supply chain structures, cost models, business processes, etc.
Negotiating with OEMs and third party vendors to obtain most favorable and cost effective support solutions,
Lead cost reduction efforts and process improvements as a project manager by: analyzing/ finding the true underlying problems, effectively scoping the project, determining the appropriate participants, negotiating an aggressive completion date, and driving the timely execution* Managing multiple programs/projects simultaneously,
Establishing and maintaining key cross-functional internal and external relationships. *Managing product transitions to minimize excess and obsolete materials.Description
Apple’s Business Operations team is seeking a proven leader who will manage business operations for iPod/iPhone or MAC/iPad. This position has significant focus in sourcing and procurement. Deliverables include cost and program management, supplier development, and supply chain optimization.
BA / BS degree or MBA, plus 5+ years experience, or equivalent. Technical/Operations background is preferred.
Demonstrated project & program management skills
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Strong negotiation skills
Creative and analytical thinking
Persistent, goal/deadline driven work style
Experience with Taiwan/China OEMs and third party suppliers
This position requires an individual who is able to work in an unstructured environment with a high degree of independence and who has all of the above listed skills. The position will require some international travel.
Requires extensive project management background, which is built on a foundation of manufacturing procurement and supply chain management.