Product Quality Engineer
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Operations and Supply Chain
Imaging 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. The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they create 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. You will be involved in supporting various products development through multiple phases mainly at FATP site. FATP PQE will enjoy key decision-making combined with on-site hands-on problem solving that comes with being responsible for the quality for some of the highest quality and the highest transparency products. This person will also be responsible for developing and implementing quality tools and systems for groundbreaking product designs in a cosmetically demanding environment. The focus will be primarily on incoming, process and outgoing quality.
- We are looking for you with
- - Typically 10+ years of experience in consumer product quality area, strong ability on driving corrective actions and failure analysis efforts
- - Knowledge of quality and reliability concepts, supplier management, and general manufacturing operations.
- - Project management experience and a proven understanding of problem solving tools including design of experiments, root cause analysis and statistical process control principles preferred.
- - Experience with any of the following is a plus(but not required): mechanical, EE and Acoustics.
- - Fluency in English and Mandarin
This role requires a constant working with multiple function teams, Engineering, Operations, and Quality within Apple as well as various suppliers during the NPI products builds at OEM supplier FATP sites. We are expecting you to - Quality Planning: - Apply deep understanding of quality control and manufacturing concepts to oversee the development of specific Product Quality Plans (PQP) appropriate to program -evaluate and communicate the yield and outgoing inspection quality of new and existing processes -drive corrective actions multi-functionally with internal and external team members -develop and implement groundbreaking quality inspection tools -identify and direct studies to implement improvements where appropriate -establish audit procedures appropriate to program and supplier to ensure consistency to Apple quality standards -interface with internal and external groups to ensure that proper definition of quality expectations and that appropriate assurance techniques are used for the product. - Contract Manufacturer Quality Management -assess CM production control and quality programs, identify shortfalls to expectation, and directly secure agreement to correct -review PQP with CM and other Apple functional groups to optimize factory quality programs -evaluates CM readiness and consistency to PQP at all development and qualification stages -monitor quality performance through measurement of production line statistics, company inspections, and audits. Prepare summary of performance and communicate to appropriate management
Education & Experience
BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Materials or equivalent