Lab Manager

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

Summary

Posted: May 17, 2019
Role Number: 200061192
At Apple, we work every single day to craft products that enrich people’s lives. Do you love working on challenges that no one has solved yet? Do you like changing the game? As a member of our dynamic group, you will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to shape upcoming products that will delight and inspire millions of Apple’s customers every day. Apple RF System Engineering Team is looking for a passionate, self-motivated engineering lab manager responsible for supporting a large engineering team (70+ people) along with the care and upkeep of multiple engineering lab spaces.

Key Qualifications

  • You have experience in lab setup, lab management and improvement; and managing an engineering lab space
  • You have experience designing and assembling test fixtures and jigs
  • You have experience procuring and keeping inventory of electronic parts, tools, and laboratory consumables
  • You have working knowledge of Mac OSX and Windows OS, MS Office, and TCP/IP networking
  • Hands-on experience with electro-mechanical lab equipment: multi-meter, spectrum analyzer, signal generator, oscilloscope, microscope, etc is a plus
  • You have flexibility and comfort working in a quickly changing environment
  • You have meticulous organizational skills
  • You have strong written and verbal interpersonal skills

Description

As Engineering Lab Manager you will be focusing on the building, maintaining, and operating of our engineering labs. You will be the point-of-contact for engineering lab-related activities. You will be forecasting and procuring materials for engineering needs and inventory control, manage inventory of hardware components, equipment, products, and other supplies, and procure spare parts, and supplies to ensure all supplies are stocked and available when needed. You will be managing engineering lab day-to-day operations including lab organization, lab space access and security, and safety protocols. You will be engineering adherence to safety, regulatory, and quality requirements as needed to maintain compliance with lab certifications and local requirements. You will be organizing the lab layout and moving tools, equipment, and inventory as required for optimum performance. You will be performing lab asset management duties including storing specialized development hardware, overseeing vehicle use for transporting equipment between lab spaces, maintaining instrument calibrations, servicing laboratory equipment, and managing equipment and asset database. You will be training engineers on specialized equipment usage, lab practices, and safely working within the lab environment. You will be collaborating with engineers on new equipment designs, installation, and operation. You will be analyzing and communicating effectively lab related issues, and make recommendations for next steps in lab tools and infrastructure. You will also be planning for new locations and spaces accounting for team growth budgeting. You will be working with various equipment and services both cross-functional and external vendors.

Education & Experience

4+ years of relevant experience is a must. College degree or it’s equivalent in a technical or vocational training is preferred. Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

Additional Requirements