Thermal Product Design Engineer

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200469804
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 encourages 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 Thermal Design group has an opening for an experienced Thermal Engineer in Asia.

Key Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in thermal design of consumer electronics with a strong background in thermal systems/components and their manufacturing processes. Experience in desktop or laptop thermal design is preferred.
  • Experience with thermal testing and test equipment (DAQ, Wind tunnel, IR Camera, Power Supplies, RF, etc.).
  • Excellent written and oral cross-communication skills between design, OEM, and third-party vendor teams.
  • Frequent travel is required.
  • Some basic coding skill (C++, Perl, python, etc.) is a plus.
  • Participation in thermal analysis using a CFD tool is a plus.


Responsibilities and activities for this position include the following: - Serve as Apple’s in-region thermal expert by leveraging a thorough understanding of the system-level and module-level thermal design and validation requirements. - Collaborate with U.S.-based Thermal Engineers on technology evaluation, design investigation and process development for new products. - Guide and execute thermal testing at OEM and suppliers’ factories; Complete data reduction/analysis and prepare test reports. - Establish and manage relationships with thermal suppliers to identify emerging technologies and collaborate with them on the development of new technologies to meet Apple’s product roadmap needs. - Take the leading role in suggesting or adopting ideas for improving productivity and quality of thermal components. - Provide in-region expertise for root cause and corrective action of system thermal failures and defective thermal parts/materials. - Train engineers at OEM and vendor factories to produce high quality products using well-defined specifications, advanced production processes and update-to-date validation tools and codes.

Education & Experience

• BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or related field.

Additional Requirements