Hardware Reliability Lab Manager

Cupertino, California, United States


Role Number:200544044
At Apple, we work every single day to ensure our products enrich people’s lives. Apple’s Reliability group ensures legendary reliability and quality of Apple hardware products through cutting-edge stress testing and characterization. The Reliability Labs team is looking for a Lab Manager responsible for leading all aspects of our US-based operations such as lab construction, equipment installation, start-up, maintenance, and calibration for all our stress and characterization tools. Come join our team!


- Manage engineering lab day-to-day operations working with external vendors as necessary and ensuring lab security, and safety protocols are upheld. - You will be analyzing and effectively communicating lab related issues and make recommendations for next steps in lab tools and infrastructure. - Review test equipment specs with engineers and work with vendors to obtain quotes - Be the point-of-contact for engineering lab-related equipment activities. You will be helping to procure materials for engineering needs and inventory control spare parts for lab equipment. - Manage the lab layout and moving tools, equipment, and inventory as required for optimum performance. - Overseeing vehicle use for transporting equipment between lab spaces, maintaining instrument calibrations, servicing laboratory equipment, and managing equipment and asset database. - Design and produce parts as needed for equipment modification to meet engineering deadlines - Occasional travel to help repair/diagnose vendor housed Apple-owned equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in lab design, set up, management and maintenance of engineering labs.
  • Deep understanding of Thermal chamber operations and refrigeration repairs
  • Experience in 3D CAD modeling and machining
  • Working knowledge of Mac OS and Windows OS
  • Excellent verbal and written technical interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

College degree or it’s equivalent in a technical or vocational training is preferred and 5+ years of relevant experience

Additional Requirements

Pay & Benefits

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.