Technical Program Manager - Display Touch Panel

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
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Posted: Dec 6, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114370136
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires 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. In this highly visible role, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on Apple Products, and leave a footprint for years to come. Apple's Manufacturing Design team is looking for a world-class Display Touch Panel TPM (technical program manager ) to lead activities from development through manufacturing. The Display TPM is a lead engineer who drives and delivers scalable 5-star quality display products.

Key Qualifications

  • Knowledge of LCD, touch panel, and materials in display technology.
  • Strong communication, multi-tasking and people-management skill.
  • Ability to execute DOE, failure analysis, and yield improvement.
  • Experience working with large scale manufactures and familiarity with quality monitoring systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.


Act as a lead engineer to drive overall Touch and Lamination quality system development at vendors and OEMs. Act as a technical lead engineer to coordinate the yield improvement activities with cross functional teams and suppliers, drive failure analysis, corrective action implementation plan from engineering build to end of production and apply the learning to the next generation product. Identity technical challenges, review new products, new process design and specifications to ensure scalability. Review display supplier quality control flow, reliability test plan, in process quality control system, in-coming components, out-going product’s quality control plan and system test plan to prevent quality issues. Monitor supplier and OEM’s yield performance, process critical to quality (CTQ) and take prompt actions for quality issues. Lead suppliers by providing technical direction to establish and validate process capability and risk assessment. Review display supplier’s process readiness and mass production capability to identify potential risk and address any issues before ramp. Support build activities at vendors and OEMs. Review supply plan with cross functional teams to ensure suppliers can meet quality and quantity requirements. Communication and reporting: Synthesize information on current programs and translate into concise communications for executive teams. International travel is required.

Education & Experience

BS or MS degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or Mechanical Engineering. 5+ years experience in manufacturing or other engineering areas.

Additional Requirements