Senior Coatings Engineer

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

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200191892
As a member of the Product Design Engineering team at Apple, you will help to create the next generation of the world's finest electronic devices. You will drive the rapid advancement of materials and processes that are the building blocks of our devices. You will work closely with many different cross-functional teams including Industrial Design, Product Design, Operations, and Reliability.

Key Qualifications

  • MS Chemical Engineering / Materials Science / Mechanical Engineering, PhD Preferred
  • 2-4 years work experience in wet coatings (inks, photoresists…)
  • Deep technical knowledge of pigments, dyes, resins, and other precursor materials
  • Technical knowledge of various application and deposition technologies (screen printing, inkjet printing, PVD)
  • Experience with thin film failure analysis, reliability testing standards, and new test development
  • Familiarity with basic analysis methods (NMR, GCMS, TOF-SIMS, SEM, AFM, etc)
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to use statistical tools and techniques
  • Technical project management experience leading a project from R&D to production.
  • Flexibility and comfort working in a quickly changing environment

Description

As a member of the Product Design Engineering team at Apple, you will help to create the next generation of the world's finest electronic devices. You will drive the rapid advancement of materials and processes that are the building blocks of our devices.

Education & Experience

MS Chemical Engineering / Materials Science / Mechanical Engineering, PhD Preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Experience with coating process and tool hardware development
  • Experience working remotely with coating vendors
  • Experience working on multiple products/coatings on different development timelines
  • Experience with thin film coating systems for glass and plastics
  • Experience with high-quality cosmetic parts and finishes in high volume
  • Track record of material selection and development for products with demanding performance requirements
  • This position will require international travel (20%+)