Product Design Engineer Manager - Mac

Austin, Texas, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200550436
Are you an experienced leader in mechanical design that loves applying your creativity, spatial reasoning & attention to detail to collaboratively solve design challenges? The Mac Product Design team is growing and we want you to help shape the future of our products and organization.


As a Mac PD manager, you and your team will be given ownership of the mechanical design of a product in the Mac portfolio. Under your guidance, your team will be responsible for the design, manufacturability, assembly process and quality, and reliability of these products. Your responsibilities will include: -Hire, mentor, and manage a team of 2-6 mechanical engineers -Cultivate an inclusive and collaborative environment that encourages your team to strive for excellence and maintain a customer-centric focus -Build design processes, reviews and validation plans to ensure the maturity of system design -Manage regular interaction with peers or senior management representing numerous functional areas within Engineering, Design, and Operations -Scope of role and responsibilities will be adjusted to match your experience level, strengths and goals.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Manager or Technical Lead of a mechanical design team with proven track record of shipping high volume consumer electronics products
  • Ability to manage multidisciplinary cross functional efforts
  • Strong analytical skills and engineering fundamentals in solid mechanics, material science, heat transfer, mechanism design, and manufacturing
  • Proven experience in 3D CAD (NX and Teamcenter), 2D drawings, and tolerance analysis
  • Knowledge of designing for manufacturability, assembly and reliability
  • Experience engaging with manufacturers and ensuring product quality
  • Creative and collaborative problem solver with experience in failure analysis and root cause investigation of multi-disciplinary problems
  • Excellent communication skills: both written and verbal, ability to clearly communicate design ideas and chip in to brainstorms
  • Receptive to feedback and ability to learn/adapt quickly in a dynamic environment
  • A strong sense of ownership
  • Travel up to 20% to California and Asia to support hands on work and factory builds
  • Note: If you think you have the skills to succeed and are excited about this opportunity, please apply. You don’t have to have every listed qualification to be a phenomenal fit.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

B.S. Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • 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.