Product Design Engineer - (Advanced Architecture Team)

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200118555
As part of the PD Advanced Architecture Team, you will build mechanical designs that define and enable future Apple products. The work draws heavily on divergent thinking, teaming-up with multi-functional partners, and putting ideas to paper, CAD, designs and prototypes.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years related industry experience
  • We are looking for someone with amazing creativity
  • You should have knowledge in mechanical design
  • Understanding of 3D CAD proficiency
  • Proven ability of blank-sheet design and execution
  • Deep knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes
  • You should have exposure to the following:
  • - Mechanism design
  • - High volume part & assembly
  • - Hands-on fabrication (shop tools and materials)
  • - Cross-functional disciplines such as industrial design, thermals, electrical engineering and manufacturing
  • - Numerical modeling (back of the envelope calcs, spreadsheet, geometric, kinematic, structural/magnetic FEA)


In this role, you will lead and develop novel mechanical concepts for often open-ended problems, spanning single modules or technologies to entire product layouts. Past examples include the Taptic Engine, iMac and Mac Pro products. Day to day activities include driving, inventing, crafting, prototyping, characterizing, validating, presenting and implementing mechanical designs while engaging with teammates, various engineering teams and executive leadership.

Education & Experience

BSME or MSME is preferred

Additional Requirements