Director, Product Quality - Core Technology

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200189834
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they craft the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. At Apple, Quality is one of the cornerstones of what makes our products and technologies great. Leading the team responsible for ensuring our customers receive the high quality and reliability they expect in addition to enabling a design where quality is built in to scale large volumes at capable suppliers is an incredibly challenging job requiring a broad array of technical and management skills. You will engage early in development to enable new technologies that goes across Apple Products.

Key Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of component design and high volume manufacturing methods relevant to Connectors, Haptic Engine, Voice Coil Motors, and more
  • Strong statistical and data analytics skills, statistical process control and sampling methods, Industry and Quality 4.0 experience
  • Data driven and results oriented approach to problem solving, failure analysis techniques
  • Clear communication, executive level presentation skills and influence teams
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems, Design of Experiments, Reliability Models
  • 10+ years experience in technical domain, high volume manufacturing, or development of consumer electronics or components


Core Technology Quality is responsible for driving quality improvement actions on future products through data drive approach. We enable new technology introduction through mass production capable manufacturing processes. We also develop plans to validate new product quality at each development milestone. Quality leader also develop strong teams and bring up capable suppliers which can execute at a high level in an ongoing basis. - Identify and drive quality improvement for products and manufacturing processes - Lead failure analysis and issue resolution on quality issues and escalations - Establish quality monitoring mechanism which generate meaningful metrics - Innovate manufacturing and quality practices, leveraging Industry & Quality 4.0 - International Travel is required (up to 25%)

Education & Experience

BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Materials Science or Industrial Engineering (MS/MBA preferred) or equivalent

Additional Requirements