Materials Engineer - Alloys/Metals

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200238679
As a member of the Alloy Engineering team at Apple, you will help create the next generation of the world's finest consumer electronic devices. You will drive the rapid advancement of alloys, coatings, and processes that are the building blocks of our products. This position will interface within Alloy Engineering and directly with other Product Design, Operations, and Industrial Design teams to advance and shape Apple’s advanced materials.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience leading large alloy development and processing-related projects
  • Experience with material selection and qualification for product design
  • Experience employing integrated computational materials engineering for alloy design and process optimization is highly desirable
  • Experience in the physical metallurgy and processing of aluminum alloys, particularly wrought / sheet alloys
  • Flexibility and comfort working in a fast-paced environment
  • Minimum 10 years of industry work experience in a materials or product design environment


This position within the Alloy Engineering team will lead development projects related to metals, alloys, and coatings that will impact future Apple products. Responsibilities will include identifying, developing, and applying new alloy and processing solutions for Apple products. The candidate will have experience in applying physical metallurgy principles to materials development, preferably utilizing integrated computational materials engineering and system engineering approaches. An understanding of materials processing and manufacturing is also important for this position. Experience with wrought aluminum, particularly in sheet form to assist designers in material selection for cosmetic, mechanical, and other performance metrics is essential. The successful candidate must posses the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing priorities.

Education & Experience

A minimum of B.S. in Materials Science, Metallurgy or a related field is required. M.S. or Ph.D. is preferred.

Additional Requirements