Reliability Engineer - Technical Accessory

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200171005
The candidate will work with Apple’s innovative Reliability Engineering team working with iPad/iPhone/Watch Accessories development groups. The engineer 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.

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)
  • Solid understanding of mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Application of DOE (design of Experiments)
  • Application of FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)


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 mentorship to improve product reliability when vital Interacting with a wide variety of individuals and teams to communicate results

Education & Experience

BS or MS in ME/EE/Materials/Textile Engineering and 2+ years of experience in a related field or industry required. Experience in consumer electronics product reliability testing preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Outstanding problem solving abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage numerous projects at once
  • Ability to complete tests and problem solve independently
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness and eagerness to accept new tasks
  • Dynamic and “can do” attitude engineer with the desire to work with a great team and challenging products