Product Design Analyst - Mac/iPad/Input Devices

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200441296
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 inspire 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! Apple is looking for a highly motivated mechanical engineer to join the Mac, iPad, and Input Devices Product Design group. You will be part of a cross-functional design team responsible for conceiving, designing, evaluating, and producing exciting new products. Through finite element analysis you will help to optimize those designs and understand their potential failure modes. Particular emphasis will be placed on analyzing mechanism behavior, actuator and sensor analysis, and dynamic events such as system drop and acoustic response.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in static and dynamic structural FEA analysis
  • Expertise in solid mechanics, mechanics of materials, and dynamics experience of building and calibrating non-linear material models
  • Expertise in polymer and metallic material behaviors
  • Experience with accelerometer and strain gauge instrumentation
  • Self motivated to identify and close design issues
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Outstanding verbal and visual communication skills
  • Passion for creating innovative, high quality products
  • Desire to work in a team environment


You will be fully integrated with the Product Design team from the earliest stages, analyzing and informing the mechanical design of ground breaking products. Computer industry experience not required; serious consideration will be given to qualified candidates from medical, consumer electronics, automotive, aerospace or other fields with relevant technology and development models.

Education & Experience

BS Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required MS preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge Of Abaqus, Ansys, and /or Comsol
  • Experience of modeling actuators, elastomers, sensors and mechanisms
  • Experience in modeling plastics through yield and failure, and modeling the failure of glass or ceramics
  • Knowledge of fatigue analysis
  • Experience in product design is a plus but not a requirement
  • Proficiency with high-volume manufacturing processes