Process Engineering Technician - Cell R&D Line
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Engineering Technician role is to support Apple’s Cell Pilot Line (CPL) process engineering group in all phases of Process Development activities. Primary focus in the electrode fabrication area. The specific activities include, but not limited to, daily operation of pilot equipment, technical support of manual and semi-automated equipment, process sensitivity studies, process capability evaluations on key parameters, execute design of experiments and make suggestions for process and product improvements. In this position you will work closely in multi-functional teams including equipment engineering, cell design engineering, external vendors and technology partners to realize program goals from initial concept to production introduction. Technician will be required to work with engineering tools such as mechanical equipment, measurement devices, microscopes and various test equipment as directed.
- Three to five years of mixing and coating process development with emphasis on lithium ion.
- Experience with calendering and slitting
- Ability to diagnose and correct process upsets
- Detailed oriented with strong communication and analytical skills
- Working knowledge of packaging and filling equipment a plus
•Ability to enforce to any established quality standards, SOP’s and defined process control plans while suggesting improvements as needed •Understanding and ability to read product and machine design prints and schematics •We are looking for an individual who is comfortable using computer programs such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint.
Education & Experience
Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience in developing advanced lithium ion processes.