Brittle Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200378150
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Key Qualifications

  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, with good English.
  • Good initiative and problem solving skills.
  • Automation projects development experience.
  • Familiar with mechanical inspection metrology system development and qualification process.
  • Software development skill, machine learning or deep learning knowledge would be a plus.
  • Basic knowledge about 2D/3D triangulation laser system and/or CCD inspection system.


Responsible for developing, applying, revising, and maintaining quality standards for processing materials, solving complex quality engineering problems in creative and effective ways. • Acts as a project leader on a variety of projects. • Provides technical direction and guidance to other Quality Engineers. • Has a strong working knowledge of quality and reliability concepts, supplier management, with respect to quality and reliability, and general manufacturing operations business management relative to all functional groups. Capable of managing any project for any commodity. • Interfaces with other Apple functional groups as resources to optimize suppliers quality programs. • Participates in the development and implementation of Product Quality Plan (PQP) for specific commodities with SQE's at other sites. • Develops specific quality programs for each product during development and qualification stages. • Develops product specific quality plan, including participation in DVT planning, development of PVT plan and review of those plans with the selected supplier. • Reviews product design to ensure quality and reliability objectives are met. • Evaluates and assists in the selection of suppliers for new products and for second sources of existing products • Assesses supplier's production and quality programs and participates in approval or disapproval of new suppliers. • Evaluates the supplier processes and process controls to ensure product quality and reliability is built in. Develops supplier capability (including necessary training), establishes proper reporting of in-process and final inspection and test results to Apple. • Responsible for FAI process and monitors performance of PVT, identifying and assuring necessary corrective actions are taken. Authorizes and monitors the start-up of production at the supplier site. • Establishes discovery audit procedures and ensures performance to standards by Apple test personnel. Responsible for Cpk process. • Monitors each supplier's performance through measurements of production line statistics, company inspections and audits. Prepares summary of performance and communicates to appropriate management so that effective corrective action plans can be set in place if necessary. • Reviews product design to ensure quality and reliability objectives are met. • Supports Supplier Quality Engineering in improving and reporting vendor processes. • Works as a part of a New Products introduction team draw up and/or coordinate and implement the PQP for the site. In conjunction with the design engineers and the site engineers, determine the process goals for products. • Participates in cost reduction and yield improvement efforts. • Advises product designers and test designers to ensure ease of assembly and test on new and existing products. • Responsible for specific tasks as part of a team involved in the introduction of new products or processes. • Provides full support to an assigned area of production/service. • May direct the activities of other engineers and technicians on specific tasks. • Acts as a consultant to other engineering groups on design of experiments and the analysis of test data to determine outcome.

Education & Experience

B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Design, Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience. M. Sc. or PhD is a plus.

Additional Requirements

  • Apple 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. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.
  • Apple will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.
  • Apple participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law.
  • Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.
  • Apple is a drug-free workplace.