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Apple is looking for dynamic, highly motivated Supply Demand
Planners for our World- Wide Operations group.
World-Class operational excellence is a cornerstone of Apple's
ability to consistently surprise and delight our customers. The WW
Supply Demand Planner plays a critical role in ensuring operational
and financial success for the organization. You will be a member of
the Supply Demand Management team, a highly influential group
within Apple, challenged to scale at the pace of the company's
The Supply Demand Planner will develop, communicate, and execute
end-to- end product demand and supply plans across all channels of
distribution in over 80 countries for a current or future product
line. Product line assignments will be made at the time of hire in
any of Apple's multi-billion dollar businesses, including Mac,
iPod, iPad, iPhone and Accessories.
- You combine exceptional analytical capabilities, business savvy
and leadership skills.
- You are able to exert tactful influence in a matrixed
organization, be a strong team
- player and communicator.
- You should be comfortable presenting to executive
Forecast demand, inventory, and multi-channel sell through.
Generate weekly and quarterly supply plans that meet Apple's
financial objectives. Evaluate risks. Plan and implement
contingency plans to mitigate.
Analyze product sales on a daily basis. Identify opportunities
and drive partner groups to appropriate action.
Coordinate closely with regional product planning teams to
ensure supply plans meet sales requirements. Coordinate with
Marketing and New Product Operations teams to set launch quantities
of new product introductions and to ensure smooth product
Partner with the global procurement teams to allocate
constrained components, ensure raw material inventory targets are
met, and minimize material obsolescence during product
Present product updates and recommended actions to Operations
executive management team on a weekly basis.
Identify improvement opportunities in the product planning
process, marshal resources, and drive projects to completion.
The role is Cupertino-based with less than 10% required
Education & Experience
MBA, Masters Degree in a related field, or equivalent work
experience, is desired.
Prior experience in fields that demand complex quantitative
analysis such as finance or consulting is desired. Prior experience
in product planning, production control, inventory management, or
production/manufacturing operations is a plus.
- Ability to think strategically and execute tactically, a
persistent attention to detail, and a high level of comfort in
working with numbers.