Global Supply Demand Planner [Multiple Positions Available]

Apple Inc.

EMPLOYER:        Apple Inc. 

JOB TITLE:          Global Supply Demand Planner [Multiple Positions Available]


JOB ID:                 3955396


JOB DESCRIPTION: Apple Inc. has multiple positions available for Global Supply Demand Planners in Cupertino, California. Responsible for the business relationship between Apple and contract manufacturers. Partner with Engineering and Operations to develop and execute finished good sourcing strategies that enable new technology advancement and innovative manufacturing processes, while also optimizing cost. Develop an understanding of Apple’s manufacturing process and product development lifecycle in order to contribute to the cross functional team through every step. Work closely with technical and operations teams to gain the knowledge needed to set up manufacturing agreements and enable on-schedule production. Effectively work with contract manufacturers to negotiate optimal terms for new product development and finished good manufacturing using creative deal making strategies that close deals which add value to Apple. Understand the trade-offs between cost, timing, and quality in order to strike agreements that meet Apple’s performance criteria and ensure operational timelines and readiness. Collaborate across the Apple organization to ensure business objectives are met. Rapidly synthesize and communicate findings to senior leaders and actively identify potential supply issues that can affect product strategy. Optimize manufacturing process performance through cost scenario analysis, and benchmarking. Develop an in-depth understanding of value-add manufacturing processes and costs and the contract manufacturing landscape. Use this knowledge to influence Apple’s future product roadmap and sourcing decisions. Assess and mitigate risks to the business. Manage finished good manufacturing disruptions in real time with the support of an international team. Travel required 20%.


CONTACT: To apply, mail your resume & transcript(s) to: Apple Inc., ATTN: D.W., 1 Infinite Loop 104-1GM, Cupertino, CA 95014, with reference to Job ID: 3955396. Apple is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.