Reliability Engineer - Technical Accessory

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200110224
You will work with Apple’s innovative Reliability Engineering team working with iPad/iPhone/Watch Accessories development groups. You will be responsible for developing and executing reliability tests on our creative product line and should have a good background in testing consumer electronics products. 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.

Key Qualifications

  • - Experience performing reliability testing including Mechanical Stress, Environmental, and AATCC type tests.
  • - Quantifying subjective characteristics and establishing clear pass/fail criteria
  • - Ability to use fundamental failure analysis methodology to derive a root cause of failure - Knowledge of industry test Standards (AATCC, JEDEC, ASTM)
  • - Deep understanding of mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies
  • - Application of DOE (design of Experiments)
  • - Application of FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)


IN ADDITION YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR: - Preparing concise and detailed test plans and test reports - Development of new reliability tests procedures and specifications - Statistical data analysis to provide risk assessments of a design - Researching a technology to determine possible failure modes - Prioritizing and completing tasks to meet deadlines - Providing design guidance to improve product reliability when necessary - Interacting with a wide variety of individuals and teams to communicate results

Education & Experience

Education and Experience: - BS or MS in ME/Materials/Textile Engineering and 2+ years of experience in a related field or industry required. - Experience in soft goods or textile product reliability testing preferred

Additional Requirements

  • - Exceptional problem solving abilities
  • - Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • - Strong attention to detail
  • - Ability to manage numerous projects at once
  • - Ability to complete tests and resolve problems independently
  • - Flexibility, adaptability and eagerness to accept new tasks
  • - Dynamic and “can do” attitude engineer with the desire to work with a great team and significant products