Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way
of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer
experiences very quickly. The people here at Apple don't just build
products - they build 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
Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling
what you could accomplish. In this highly visible role, you will
have the opportunity to make a significant impact on Apple
Products, and leave a footprint for years to come. We have an
opportunity for an accomplished quality engineer to lead
development, and ramp for a next generation Apple product from both
dimensional and cosmetic perspective.
Our Operations team ensures that Apple's ground breaking designs
become industry-leading products, delivered on time and on spec.
This high profile, highly respected organization is positioned at
the junction of Apple's product teams, the industries that supply
core component technologies, and our manufacturing partners who
help ensure that products such as iPad, iPhone and Mac can be
restocked just as fast as they fly off the shelves! We're looking
for high-energy people to support the procurement, manufacturing,
fulfillment and support of all things Apple.
- You may meet or have interest in any one of the following
- Experience in a hands-on manufacturing environment.
- Experience developing quality plans, validating test methods
and gauges, and driving corrective actions / failure analysis
- Knowledge of quality and reliability concepts, supplier
management, and general manufacturing operations.
- Project management experience and a deep understanding of
problem solving tools including design of experiments, root cause
analysis and statistical process control principles preferred.
- Experience with: mechanical enclosures, casings, plastic parts,
injection molding, tooling, jigs, fixtures, or automotive high
volume quality manufacturing engineering.
- Understanding of GD&T Geometric Design & Tolerance, as well
- Understanding of mechanical properties of materials as they
relate to manufacturing requirements
- Understanding of DOE principles
- Ability to travel periodically domestic and overseas.
- Extraordinary interpersonal skills - verbal, written and
Some of the responsibilities in Manufacturing Engineering may
MANUFACTURING DESIGN ENGINEER As an MDE, you will handle
selection, implementation & optimization of manufacturing processes
for mechanical enclosure subassemblies for our legendary
Utilize Mechanical Engineering experience and work cross
functionally with Product Design Engineering and Industrial
Assess product features for manufacturability, and recommend
capable processes and equipment.
Developing new manufacturing processes to enable future product
design and conducting DOEs to validate process capability.
Work with Global Supplier Managers to identify capable
suppliers, assess their secondary processes for capacity, quality
Work with suppliers to define and refine mechanical tooling,
fixtures and establish capability / readiness.
Audit supplier processes and assembly processes and support
product phase builds from EVT, DVT PVT and ramp.
Assist post production quality / cost improvement activity
related to fixtures and processes.
MANUFACTURING QUALITY ENGINEER As an MQE, you will utilize
Engineering, Factory Management & Supply Chain skills in developing
and implementing high efficiency inspection equipment,
groundbreaking quality systems and ultimately the best products
Help lead the creation of state of the art inspection &
measurement equipment for Apple product.
Apply your understanding of quality control and manufacturing
concepts to lead the development of specific Product Quality Plans
(PQP) appropriate to program and commodity.
Provide technical direction and mentorship to other Quality
Engineers supporting the implementation of the PQP.
Identify and direct studies to implement improvements in
measuring method where appropriate.
Coordinate Quality Engineering functions for multiple programs
in the product category.
Collaborate with internal and external groups to ensure accurate
definition of quality expectations and appropriate assurance
techniques are used for the product.
Supplier Quality Management - Assist in supplier selection
process for new products and sourcing activities. Assess supplier
production control and quality programs, identify shortfalls to
expectations, and directly secure agreement to correct. Supervise
each supplier's performance through measurement of production line
statistics, company inspections, and audits.
SUBJECT MATTER AUTHORITY Our SME's investigate and develop
solutions to overcome difficult technical challenges that require
non-standard manufacturing approaches. Apply your engineering
skills to develop an in depth understanding of the process drivers
that will drive successful implementation of significant
improvements to mechanical enclosures.
The following activities fall within the scope of
Assess mechanical designs and relate design goals to process,
equipment, and material requirements to evaluate a set of options
to tackle difficult manufacturing problems.
Research manufacturing processes and evaluate them for potential
to achieve technical goals.
Plan and execute development trials to test feasibility,
optimize process inputs, and validate capabilities of process
Present analysis to key decision makers used to make significant
commercial and design commitments.
Education & Experience
Pursuing BS, MS or PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Material
Science, Industrial Engineering. You are additionally required to
return to school after the internship to continue education or an
internship needs to be required for graduation from your school.
You also qualify if accepted into a graduate program after