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Tooling Engineer- Plastics

Company: Apple
Location: Cupertino
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Tooling Engineer- Plastics Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States Operations and Supply Chain + Position requires 10+ years in the mold making and molding industry. + Extensive experience in tooling design and manufacturing required. + Knowledge of plastic materials and design for manufacturing in terms of geometry and cosmetic quality. + Lens and optical tooling experience + Experience in developing plastic processing parameters. + Experience in leading complex development programs with overseas vendors (Asia) is preferred. + Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary. + 25% Travel requiredDescriptionLead the development of new plastic injection tooling projects to meet a wide range of product performance and cosmetic requirements. Lead Apple suppliers to design and produce world-class plastic tooling. Lead tool design and build, tool and process development and tool qualifications at the supplier. Collaborate with supply management, product design, industrial design, and manufacturing engineering groups on material selection, design feasibility and aesthetics of new plastic part & tooling designs. Serve as Apples internal plastic tooling and manufacturing authority by demonstrating a thorough understanding of properties of various mold-making materials and tool component fabrication techniques. Institute continuous process improvement measures from initial product design through production ramp of new products. Proficient with the use of Design For Manufacturing, SPC, DOE and Six Sigma techniques. Take the leading role in driving the improvement of productivity and quality of plastic part manufacturing, molding and tooling techniques. Train engineers at supplier plants in Asia to utilize new tooling materials and fabrication techniques. Develop collaborative relationships with Apple suppliers through training and quality control visits. Advise supplier plants on maintaining correct controls on the processes.Education & ExperienceBS or MS Plastics Engineer preferredAdditional RequirementsApple FooterApple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant (Opens in a new window) . Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. United States Department of Labor. Learn more (Opens in a new window) . Apple will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. If youre applying for a position in San Francisco, review the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance guidelines (opens in a new window) applicable in your area. Apple participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more about the E-Verify program (Opens in a new window) . Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace. Reasonable Accommodation and Drug Free Workplace policy Learn more (Opens in a new window) .

Keywords: Apple, Cupertino , Tooling Engineer- Plastics, Other , Cupertino, California

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