Manager of Advanced Cell Technology Development

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Hardware

Summary

Posted: Oct 25, 2018
Role Number: 200002278
Envision what you could do here. At Apple, we believe 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. As a member of our dynamic group, you will have the rare and rewarding opportunity to craft upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every single day. JOB SUMMARY Do you love working on challenges that no one has solved yet? Manager of advanced Cell Technology Development is a Leadership position in which you will be responsible for the oversight of a talented and experienced engineering team that is focused on the development and qualification of advanced, solid state, energy storage technology including chemistry and cell designs. We are looking for an ideal individual well versed in Lithium and Li-ion rechargeable battery technology from a design, material and / or production process perspective. Validated experience in leading internal, cross-functional teams and external vendors agencies and labs to develop next generation cell design solutions.

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in related technology development with a proven track record of innovation
  • 5+ years of engineering management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills combined with the ability to clearly and accurately explain technical issues.
  • Motivated, self-starter with excellent time management skills and strong process and data driven approach to areas of focus.
  • Ability to mentor and grow capability and productivity of engineering staff.
  • Proficiency in quality tools knowledge as applied to new product development and manufacturing systems including SPC, design of experiments and statistical analysis

Description

Assume a lead role in defining and coordinating engineering staff activities related to the development of solid state battery technology including: materials, designs and processes. Identify / establish the resources required to effectively execute programs, work with recruiters to fill positions and mentor / develop skill sets of supporting staff. Develop schedules, set priorities and review progress against program and performance goals. Prepare budget proposals, status updates and presentations related to current / future development activities, report and make recommendations. Work with external vendors, agencies and labs to establish support technology programs. Supple to defining the scope of development activity and the review of performance / progress against program goals / schedule through data driven decision-making processes. Identify enabling and applicable technologies that can facilitate program success and where applicable, work with staff to establish related intellectual property. Oversee technology transfer of next generation designs, materials and processes into the cell design development / qualification process, ensure that all supporting documentation is updated and controlled to reflect design changes and practices.

Education & Experience

MS, Ph.D. in Chemistry, Material Science or Chemical Engineering

Additional Requirements

  • Travel to external vendors, suppliers, and technology partners expected