In-Region Product Design Engineer - ( Mechanical)

Shanghai, Shanghai, China


Role Number:200457811
Imagine what you could do here! At Apple, creative ideas have a way of becoming wonderful products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. We are looking for a Product Design Engineer to join the Mac team. As a Macintosh Product Design Engineer you will be responsible for designing the next generation of Apple computers, both portable and desktop. You will drive the development of the product in a dynamic and fast- paced engineering environment by partnering with cross-functional groups such as industrial designers and product marketing, as well as a slew of hardware engineering teams. We have a firm dedication to fairness and diversity, recognizing that our culture is strengthened through the wealth of perspectives contributed by each employee; we seek to tap into this extraordinary resource and incorporate it into how we do business. Come join us and be empowered to do the best and most impactful work of your life.

Key Qualifications

  • High aptitude for design intelligence: creative problem solving, diligent in seeking the best
  • solution, excellent spatial reasoning skills, attention to detail
  • Strong fundamentals of engineering: strength of materials, material science, statics,
  • dynamics, heat transfer
  • Broad knowledge of materials and processes: basic metal forming/machining, sheet metal
  • design; basic polymer injection/compression molding and 3D printing, general design rules
  • for metals and polymers, and basics of material finishing
  • Flexible design skills: tolerance analysis, design for assembly/manufacturability, cross-
  • functional electro-mechanical integration, design considerations for high volume
  • manufacturing, simple fixture design, developing initial product layouts, understanding of
  • Statistical Process Controls (SPC), functional understanding of various metrology methods,
  • planar mechanism design, and mechanical prototyping
  • Working level design validation abilities: identify critical requirements and test methods to
  • evaluate designs, strong failure analysis (FA) skills, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA),
  • large data set and computer-aided data analysis, Design of Experiments (DOE), Finite
  • Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Functional at Computer Aided Design (CAD): 3D CAD experience required - NX preferred, 2D
  • drafting with GD&T preferred, data exchange with printed circuit boards (PCB) and flexible
  • printed circuits (FPC), eCAD, electrical mechanical control outline (MCO) generation and
  • ownership
  • Experience with component and system assembly build support in Asia (China)
  • Excellent communication skills: both written and verbal communication, clear
  • communication of design ideas, data presentation, distill and summarize technical
  • problems, lead and contribute to brainstorms


In this highly visible role, you will utilize your mechanical design engineering skills to bring products to the market. Your responsibilities include product component and module integration; enclosure design; prototype creation and demonstration; manufacturing process and fixture design; product analysis and testing; as well as concept generation, discussion, and down- selecting. Experience in designing mechanical components for high volume manufacturing is preferred, specifically; injection molded, sheet metal, die-cast, die-cut, stamped, and machined parts.

Education & Experience

BS or above in Mechanical engineering or equivalent

Additional Requirements