Apple Mechanical Design Engineer in Santa Clara Valley, California

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Number: 86440089

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: Jul. 16, 2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

At Apple, great ideas become great products through the passion and dedication of the people who work here. The Sensing Product Design team is looking for a talented engineer to build great experiences and bring Apple products to life.

Key Qualifications

    • The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of hands-on, works-by-design experience in a production environment; high volume, consumer electronics and sensor experience a plus
    • 3D CAD experience required, NX preferred
    • Scientific method, experimental process, root cause analysis
    • Applied knowledge in flex circuits, printed circuit boards, material science and basic
  • chemistry is beneficial

    • Disciplined in creating clear engineering documentation (including GD&T)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional team members, management and
  • external vendors to achieve project goalsDescription

Product Design/Mechanical Engineer to lead the design, development and validation of sensor technologies.

Core Responsibilities

This design engineer will own the end-to-end mechanical development and integration of a sensor module into a product. Responsibilities include:

  • Generating design concepts and executing all phases of a development cycle - Defining mechanical component outlines and assembly schemes

  • Generating sensor module specifications and engineering documentation

  • Creating dimensional and tolerance analyses

  • Design validation and characterization from prototype bring-up to product testing

  • Driving failure analysis and design of experiments (DOE) to reach design solutions and

corrective actions

  • Driving design toward Apple's cosmetic requirements

  • Conducting design reviews and driving file release process

  • Communicating cross-functionally on design directions and requirements

  • Managing and tracking multiple priorities within schedule requirements

  • Driving external vendors toward common project goals; acting as PD technical liaison

among vendors

  • Participating in the development of new manufacturing processes - International travel required 15% to 25%


BSME required; MSME preferred (or equivalent)

Additional Requirements