Supplier Quality Engineer

Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Operations and Supply Chain


Posted: 2018年5月31日
Weekly Hours: 37.5
Role Number: 113419668
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. Imagine what you could do here? As the Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE), you will be responsible to develop, apply, revise and maintain quality standards for materials, processes and products in various enclosure projects and soft goods related projects. You will also be responsible for process/manufacturability development including qualification on process, product, and equipment in creative and effective ways.

Key Qualifications

  • Background in process, chemical, mechanical or electrical engineering with relevant work experience of more than 5 years
  • Deep knowledge on Quality Management Systems, Quality procedures and application of Quality Tools (e.g. MSA, FACA, SPC, Yield Analysis etc.)
  • Familiarity with analytical instruments (e.g. FTIR, XRF, SEM etc.)
  • Strong data analysis ability and able to utilize data analysis tools
  • Project management skills
  • Work well under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Business level English and Japanese communication or higher


• You will review/evaluate engineering specifications / drawings, quality inspection procedures and to approve production and inspection processes. • You will help to drive technical discussions between Cupertino and Japanese vendors for smooth project execution. • You will drive with the team to collect data in order to design inspection procedures, reliability test methods and drive qualifications before mass production. • You will ensure matching of OQC/IQC of related vendors to support mass production. • You will lead vendors to identify a root cause and implement solutions for the case defects. • You will work with other Apple cross-functional teams to ensure smooth project execution. • Main business field of vendors to be handled. o Material (e.g. metal / chemical / resin / ink / paint / glass / ceramics etc.) o Equipment manufacturing o Textile & fabric

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s or above, majored in above related backgrounds. (e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Process Engineering etc.)

Additional Requirements

  • • You should have no hesitation for long and frequent business trips, including overseas trips (High possibility to work continuously at vendor facilities)
  • • You be logical and creative in your thoughts to overcome difficulties. Be innovative!
  • • Excellence in writing and verbal communication skills (Japanese and English is a must, additionally Chinese is preferred)