Advance Inspection Technology MQE Intern

Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200426604
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Just be ready to dream big. The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that encourages 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. Imaging what you could do here. At Apple, creative ideas have a way of becoming wonderful products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish. Be a part of the Inspection Technology MQE team! We build customized solutions for the metrology and Automatic Optic Inspection(AOI) for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Home|Audio and future products. In this role, you will lead inspection solutions development and qualification to support large volume manufacturing. Be one of the first people in the world to witness new Apple products being crafted for the first time!

Key Qualifications

  • Familiar with critical hardware components in AOI system, such as various types of lens, lighting source, camera, automation, and etc.
  • Heads-on experience in imaging processing and computer vision, such as spatial/frequency domain analysis, FFT, feature detection, object detection, classification, etc. Experience in Halcon and Vision Pro is a plus point.
  • Experience of supervised and unsupervised machine learning, such as SVM, Bayes classifier, decision tree, etc. Familiar with common deep learning models in computer vision application, such as CNN, RCNN & its variation, FPN, and etc for feature extraction and image segmentation/classification.
  • Proficient in one or more of the following: C++/Python/Matlab/OpenCV/CUDA.
  • A positive outlook towards stepping into uncharted technology space and working hard to deliver solutions in a timely fashion.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills; clear communication with diverse teams.


You will be directly responsible for developing Automatic Optical Inspection(AOI) for cosmetic inspection with a team of dedicated engineers and scientists - Design, develop and optimize AOI solution to replace human being visual inspection for cosmetic 100% inspection - Track ground breaking technology in optical and inspection area. Ability to propose, design, and implement innovative technology and R&D experiment into inspection application on Apple product - Collaborate closely with equipment provider, contract manufacturer and project team, to develop and deploy mass-production friendly metrology and inspection solutions for Apple products. - Work with cross-functionally teams to define inspection coverage and calibration specifications. Study and improve algorithm vs visual inspection correlation. - Analyze large amounts of NPI data to qualify/upgrade algorithm design.

Education & Experience

MS/PhD in CS/EE/Imaging Science

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.