Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE), Mechanical Module, Japan

Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 37.5
Role Number:200140242
At Apple, new 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 create 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. Imagine what you could do here! We have an opportunity for an accomplished quality engineer to lead development, and ramp for a next generation Apple product. In this highly visible and highly hands-on role, You will be the quality lead to drive technical and quality issues during ramp up, and then throughout lifetime for groundbreaking products in a fast paced environment. You will work with module integration vendors, sub component vendors and the system integration sites. Your work is primarily based at vendor sites in Japan, but extensive overseas travel may be required during certain projects. The scope covers modules in the Mechanical Module segments. We invite you to join us on this journey and help us leave the world better than we found it!

Key Qualifications

  • Understand mechanical drawing, GD&T, and ERS (engineering requirement specification)
  • Experienced in high volume commercial electronics industry, and in related job function, e.g. quality engineer, process engineer, PD etc
  • Familiar with common measurement metrology and FA method
  • Familiar with precision component fabrication and assembly process
  • Good in statistical analysis, expertise in use of JMP or mini tab is a plus
  • Failure analysis skill
  • Fluent Japanese and English, spoken and written
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Presentation skill
  • Flexible for travel, mostly domestic with possibility of international travel


・Set up and qualify quality infrastructures at supplier factory, including:   - Supplier’s quality team   - Quality plan   - Measurement system, including but not limited to dimensional, functional measurement, as   well as visual inspections ・Review quality performance and drive improvement ・Communicate with cross functional team (engineering/process development/PM/procurement etc) for quality status and collaborate to resolve quality issues and improve quality ・Ensure up/down stream supply OQC/IQC are in sync for quality standards and measurements are correlated each other ・Represent quality in cross functional and executive reviews

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in ME/EE/MS etc required, Master’s degree preferred

Additional Requirements