Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Equipment Design)

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Role Number:200519807
The PPO-Test team features a collaborative environment with highly creative, inquisitive people developing technologies and solutions to test display and sensing modules for various Apple products and new technologies. Our team features opportunities for individuals to chip in across a wide spectrum of subject areas and product lines. You will partner closely with product design team, and optics, electrical and software engineering to deliver outstanding products and ground breaking technologies! Join us as a Mechanical Engineer owning the design, development and deployment of test systems for touch, sensing and display modules for mass production.

Key Qualifications

  • Mechanical system design experience (tool, fixture, mechatronics, electronics packaging, optics)
  • 3D CAD experience required (NX, Solidworks, Pro/E)
  • Focused in drafting & GD&T practices
  • Experience with analysis: FEA, Tolerance stackup, Error budget, RCA
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods (precision machining, heat treatments etc.)
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills


Drive, end-to-end mechanical design of stand-alone functional test systems. Work with multi-functional teams for test system development & deployment. Design systems for automation integration & high-volume production environments. Develop system requirements, perform detailed analysis & testing. Apply engineering knowhow in the areas of optics, precision mechanism design & motion control. Apply scientific methods\testing to debug issues & implement robust solutions. Document best practices, SOPs and maintain a library of proven designs. International travel required.

Education & Experience

BS in Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of 10 years of experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Experience in equipment development ideally in mass production environments.
  • Experience in opto-mechanical design (camera\optical mounts, kinematic mounts, compliant mechanism design).
  • Experience in crafting stand-alone functional test stations ideally for consumer electronics products/modules.
  • Experience designing mechanical outlines for PCB, FPC, connectors etc.
  • Experience in design of high precision mechanisms & motion control systems.
  • Experience in designing for low particle environments/cleanrooms.
  • Knowledge of machine/computer vision systems.
  • Knowledge of optical system integration, alignment and stability testing.
  • Knowledge of robotics, automation and wafer/DUT handling systems.
  • Programming knowledge.

Pay & Benefits