Plastic Tooling Engineer, Intern

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200526571
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, innovative ideas have a way of quickly becoming wonderful products, services, and customer experiences very. This is where individual inspirations and experiences gather together that leads to great work. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish! The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create 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! The Plastic Tooling Engineer will act as a key interface among worldwide operations team, responsible for plastic tool development from support part design, tool concept & process review and define, DFM review and tool T0-Tf . This role will focus on a specific commodity and will play a critical role in the overall success of the Apple Operation.


- Lead molding trials for new programs, provide feedback for corrective actions to tooling DRI, PD and multi-functional team. - Work with molding process engineer establish POR process parameters for a given part to meet all Apple functional and cosmetic requirements - Act as first level engineering response to production quality issues for molded plastic parts. Resolve root cause, and where appropriate, institute corrective actions. - Collaborate with supply management, product design and quality engineering groups on material selection, design feasibility, aesthetics and production process control of new part designs. - Participate in supplier factory audits and assessments to define their capabilities and suitability for molding Apple products. - Take lead in suggesting or adopting ideas for improving efficiency and quality of part manufacturing, molding and tooling techniques. - Develop relationships with Apple suppliers through training and quality control visits. Will be an advisor to plants and multi-functional team members on maintaining accurate controls on the processes and inspection certificates on the materials.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of plastic materials and design for manufacturing in terms of geometry and cosmetic quality.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill with capability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Passion for mold flow analysis.
  • Good spoken and written English with proficient Mandarin.
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility.
  • Able to travel up to 50% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS Engineering (Plastics Engineering or plastic tooling design preferred; Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering).

Additional Requirements