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PDS Tech Inc Project Manager II in Cupertino, California

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Project Manager II in Cupertino, CA

Job Summary

  • We are the iPhone Product Design Project Management team, made up of Engineering Project Managers (EPM) and Engineering Project Specialists (EPS).

  • Our goal is to deliver extraordinary new iPhone products and customer experiences.

  • The EPM and EPS partnership enables our Product Design team to remain on track through organization and tracking of information as well as creative problem solving.

  • As an EPS, your primary focus will be on creating Bills of Materials, ordering and tracking materials for development builds, managing POs and invoices, processing ECOs in support of build activities.

  • You must be able to prioritize issues and track the details, be a fearless organizer, ready to work with the Product Design and EPM teams to manage the risks associated with early manufacturing builds.

  • You will be part of a passionate group of people who enjoy what they do and the products they create.


  • Create and structure complex BOMs for development builds and production release

  • Create part numbers and archive related technical documentation

  • Create, manage and process Engineering Change Orders, Manufacturer Change Orders

  • Create Purchase Requisitions, manage POs, invoice tracking and Goods Receipts

  • Create/Manage/Maintain Material Orders with vendors for development builds

  • Manage supply chain for long lead items

  • Maintain schedules for the delivery of vendor components

  • Partner with Contract Manufacturer teams to track Material Readiness and resolve material delay issues to support build readiness

  • Communicate material readiness to cross-functional and management teams

  • Manage/Maintain logistics of units/parts for local development builds

  • Work on multiple spreadsheets simultaneously

  • Off-hour support required via email and phone

  • Overseas travel required to support builds and CM build readiness

Key Qualifications:

  • Must have good BOM structuring experience, preferably for hardware products

  • Understand configuration management and have an understanding of complex BOMs

  • Experience with PLM tools (Agile experience is preferred but not required)

  • Proficient in MS Excel

  • Combination of organizational and detail-oriented skills when working on multiple projects

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to react to resets and changes in a time-sensitive environment

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal)

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a large cross-functional team

  • Experience managing, organizing and maintaining large quantities of data, critical thinking with detailed accuracy

  • Experience monitoring material requirements to support builds

  • Ability to influence, effectively communicate and drive deadlines with vendors (either CM or part vendors)

  • Experience working with overseas vendors


  • BA/BS degree or 3+ years of industry experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.