Mechanical Design Engineer- Sensing Product Design

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200097237
At Apple, new ideas become great products through the passion and dedication of the people who work here. The Sensing Product Design team is looking for a talented engineer to build great experiences and bring Apple products to life. JOB DESCRIPTION Product Design/Mechanical Engineer to lead the design, development and validation of sensor technologies.

Key Qualifications

  • You will have 4+ years of hands-on, works-by-design experience in a production environment; high volume, consumer electronics and sensor experience a plus
  • 3D CAD experience required, NX preferred
  • Scientific method, experimental process, root cause analysis
  • Applied knowledge in flex circuits, printed circuit boards, material science and basic chemistry is helpful
  • Disciplined in crafting clear engineering documentation (including GD&T)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with multi-functional team members, management and external vendors to achieve project goals


You will be responsible for the end-to-end mechanical development and integration of a sensor module into a product. Responsibilities include: - Generating design concepts and executing all phases of a development cycle - Defining mechanical component outlines and assembly schemes - Generating sensor module specifications and engineering documentation - Creating dimensional and tolerance analyses - Design validation and characterization from prototype bring-up to product testing - Driving failure analysis and design of experiments (DOE) to reach design solutions and corrective actions - Driving design toward Apple's cosmetic requirements - Conducting design reviews and driving file release process - Communicating cross-functionally on design directions and requirements - Managing and tracking multiple priorities within schedule requirements - Driving external vendors toward common project goals; acting as PD technical liaison among vendors - Participating in the development of new manufacturing processes - International travel required 15% to 25%

Education & Experience

BSME required; MSME preferred (or equivalent)

Additional Requirements

  • You will work with us from Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California and participate in international travel, as the team goes on-site for manufacturing support to ensure success. It's one of the most exciting aspects of the job.