Manufacturing Design Engineer - Machine Learning/Data Analysis

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200548116
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Key areas: Manufacturing/machining/ computer science / Data analysis / collaboration/communication/self-motivation Develop multi-type metal components, plastic parts, CNC manufacturing, surface treatment, assembly or chemical treatment of Apple wearable products. Mapping out process flow, selecting processing equipments, designing corresponding fixtures/slurries/wheels/sandpapers/magazines/trays, initiating DOEs to find out the best machine setups, cutter materials and coating process, mechanical polishing path and parameters, and finalizing the process solution from prototype stage to mass production stage. Utilize machine learning knowledge into manufacturing design scope, optimize process and achieve predictive, adaptive capability. Be deeply involving in working on multiple customized processes in the scope of: CNC, Polishing, PVD, Chemical treatment, Sand Blasting, Anodizing, Super clean, Laser etching, Automation etc. Work cross functionally with Product Design Engineering to assess product features for manufacturability, and recommend capable production processes and equipment. Work closely with Cupertino-based MDEs in the development of above said processes. A heavy emphasis will be on working with suppliers to define and refine mechanical tooling and fixtures, and establishing process capability and readiness. Coordination of activities and direction through clear communication between the Asia and US-based teams, and vendors is a necessity. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Key expertise: Machine Learning/ computer science / data analysis / manufacturing process
  • - Experienced in building, deploying and running Machine Learning applications or services
  • - Experience working with very large scale of data, familiar with data processing framework like Spark
  • - Strong software development skills with proficiency in Python / C++
  • - Hands-on experience working with deep learning toolkits such as PyTorch or TensorFlow/JAX
  • - Deep technical skills in machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing, or artificial intelligence
  • - A real passion for making simple, robust, and scalable platforms used by other engineering teams
  • - Experiences of process technical development for general manufacturing process (or very familiar with some of),;
  • - Familiar with GD&T, DOE, SPC.
  • - Good written and oral communication skills, fluent in English.
  • - On-site build support; must be willing to work from OEM factories.
  • - Ability and willingness to work independently and travel frequently (mainly in Asia).
  • - A team player who is self-motivated, results oriented and detailed oriented.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements