Molding Process Engineer

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200517974
At Apple, we believe our products begin with our people. By hiring a team with varied strengths, we drive creative thought. By giving that team everything they need, we drive innovation. By hiring incredible engineers, we drive precision. And through our collaborative process, we build memorable experiences for our customers. These elements come together to make Apple an amazing environment for motivated people to do the greatest work of their lives. You will become part of a hands-on development team that sets the standard in cultivating excellence, creativity and innovation. Will you help us to develop the next generation of revolutionary Apple products?


We are looking for someone who is passionate about engineering and thrives on innovation to help build the tooling for the world’s most innovative mobile devices. - Lead the development of new plastic tooling projects to meet wide range of product performance and cosmetic requirements for iPhone tooling. - Troubleshooting issues in scientific approach with the use of engineering tools/techniques such as decoupled molding, scientific molding approach, Tolerance Analysis, 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. -Serve as Apple’s internal expert for the molding process by leveraging a thorough understanding of various material properties and tool component fabrication techniques. -To take part in new material development, new process development, and innovation. -Work closely with Supply Management, Product Design, Industrial Design, Quality, and -Manufacturing Engineering groups on new part designs. -Frequent travel within the region is required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years in molding process position
  • Experience in developing plastic processing parameters with hands-on experience in mold setup, process optimization, and problem-solving.
  • Proficient in using scientific molding technique.
  • Able to analyze mold flow analysis, scientific study, and provide improvement feedback.
  • BS or above in Engineering, Plastics Technology, Polymer Science, or equivalent
  • Proficient in written, presentation, and oral communication.

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experiences in plastic tool design, mold making
  • Experience in developing plastic processing parameters with hands-on experience in mold setup, process optimization, and problem-solving.
  • Experience in managing and developing precision parts, high-pace, and mass-volume products with multiple vendors in parallel.
  • Good knowledge of geometric dimensioning, hot runner systems application, and scientific molding technique.
  • Good knowledge of a wide range of materials such as engineering plastic, liquid silicon rubber, thermal plastics, primer, and epoxy.

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements