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Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The Global Supply Manager is positioned at the interface between Apple’s product teams and the industries that supply core component technologies.
In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing sourcing strategies as well as recommending product innovations based on improving technology.
The position requires an interest in market dynamics and competitive behavior, negotiation and pricing, manufacturing processes, and risk mitigation.
Identify changes in buyer and supplier power within core materials markets and use competitive dynamics to Apple’s advantage-
Effectively collaborate with suppliers to negotiate optimal terms for sourcing- Understand the trade-offs between cost, volume, and quality in order to strike agreements that meet Apple’s performance criteria and secure long term supply continuity-
Collaborate across the Apple organization to ensure business objectives are met. This includes the skills to rapidly synthesize and communicate findings to senior leaders and to actively identify potential supply issues that can affect product strategy-
Optimize global supply chain performance through cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking- Develop an in-depth understanding of value-
added manufacturing processes and costs, reverse logistics, and market intelligence, and apply this knowledge to influence Apple’s future product roadmap and sourcing decisions-
Assess and mitigate risks to the business- Work through global supply chain disruptions in real time with the support of an international team-
Overlook and support new product ramps and supplier qualifications
Requires BA / BS degree plus 6-8 years or MA / MS / MBA degree