Senior Tooling Engineer

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Role Number:200410152
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. 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 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. We seek a Tooling Engineer who would own the development of new plastic tooling projects to meet a wide range of product performance and cosmetic requirements. Be a part of tooling team, build the world class product with us. Location: Shenzhen, Shanghai or Suzhou

Key Qualifications

  • 10+ years in plastic tool design, mold making or injection molding industry. Minimum 5 years in tool designer position, or though may not possess the experiences, but have the right demeanor may apply
  • Familiar with tool fabrication processes and methodology for high volume precision tool
  • Well-rounded in injection molding tool design, including various gate scheme, over-mold, multiple shots and etc.
  • Familiar with 3D modelling/simulation software such as Pro/E, Unigraphics, Moldflow, Moldex3D or other software packages
  • Good knowledge of geometric dimensioning, hot runner systems application and scientific molding technique
  • Systematic, analytical & strong trouble shooting skills are a must to possess
  • Good knowledge in materials such as engineering plastic, liquid silicon rubber, thermal plastics, MIM, primer and epoxy
  • Experience in handling and develop precision parts, high pace and mass volume products with multiple vendors in parallel
  • Excellent in written, presentation, oral communication and effective multi-functional communication
  • Able to work independently, methodical and disciplined


As a Tooling Engineer you would be responsible to review tool concept, layout and DFM - Trouble shooting issues in scientific approach with the use engineering tools/techniques such as decoupled molding, scientific molding approach, Tolerance Analysis, SPC, DOE and Six Sigma techniques - Take the leading role in driving the improvement of efficiency and quality of plastic part manufacturing, molding and tooling techniques - Serve as Apple’s internal expert for tool design by demonstrating a thorough understanding various material properties and tool component fabrication techniques - To take part in new material development, new process development and innovation - Work closely with Supply Management, Product Design, Industrial Design, Quality and Manufacturing Engineering groups on new part designs - Frequent travel to within region is required

Education & Experience

Bachelors / Masters in Engineering, Tool Making, Polymer Technology or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity, and thus we treat all applicants fairly and equally. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.