Recycling Operations Program Manager Positions in Apple at Cupertino, CA

  • Full Time
  • Cupertino, CA
  • Applications have closed

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This Job listing For Year 2022 is about Apple in Cupertino, CA

About the job


Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great 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.

Apple is committed to being 100 percent carbon neutral for its supply chain and products by 2030 and the Environment & Supply Chain Innovation organization supports this effort by applying and developing industry-leading technology to recover and reuse more materials from end-of-use devices. We are seeking an extraordinary Operations Program Manager (OPM) to support Apple’s Global Recycling Operations team. In this role, you will be responsible for sustaining recycling operations support of corporate and supplier sites to enable best in class efficiency and materials recovery. This role requires a strong blend of operations knowledge and an eye for business.

Key Qualifications

• Excellent record of delivering results on time in a manufacturing/industrial setting, with the ability to work cross functionally with engineering, maintenance, EHS, and customers to solve problems and create value.

• Experienced and skilled in prioritizing environmental, safety and quality standards, with the ability to meet production goals without compromising any of the former.

• Exceptional ability using Lean methodologies and tools to drive continuous improvement across an operation. Data-driven and willing to take action. Skilled in optimizing factory layouts, footprint optimization, and time motion studies.

• Possesses deep experience participating in Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) initiatives, including ISO 45001, 9001, 14001 and R2 / E-stewards certification

• Amazing collaboration skills, with the ability to pair subject matter expertise with a desire to support/champion the contributions of others. Enthusiastic and detailed while managing several work-streams.

• You possess excellent presentation skills (Keynote).

• You are a great teammate with a “hands-on” and “can-do” attitude.


The Recycling Operations Program Manager (OPM) will partner with a highly cross functional stakeholder group to create a best-in-class recycling and reuse operation. You’ll join a team of recycling enthusiasts driving innovative end-of-use processes that will set the bar for recovery in the industry, all while reducing our environmental impact and improving cost efficiency.

As a successful OPM, you:

• Are a highly collaborative leader and facilitator

• Communicate with ease across all levels

• Combine subject matter expertise with hands on application

• Achieve results through relationships and influence

• Excel at program and/or project management

• Have a desire to advance the recycling & reuse space

This role is uniquely suited for someone who possess operations, EHS and Lean expertise. Your enthusiasm for working in and on the business make you qualified to drive both strategic and tactical execution. Above all, your ability to create clarity out of ambiguity—leading ultimately to value added solutions—is what makes you the perfect fit for this role and team. Occasional travel when safe to do so is required (<10%).

Education & Experience

BS or MS degree in an industrial, business, or environmental related discipline, with 5+ years of operations experience in a recycling or manufacturing environment.

Additional Requirements

Apple is an Equal 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. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

Apple will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Apple participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law.

Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.

Apple is a drug-free workplace.

Role Number: 200327187

Company: Apple

Vacancy Type: $122,000/yr – $157,000/yr (LinkedIn est.) · Full-time

Job Location: Cupertino, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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