Brittle Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Operations and Supply Chain


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200553133
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Responsible for developing, applying, revising, and maintaining quality standards for processing materials, solving complex quality engineering problems in creative and effective ways. - Has a solid understanding and supplier management abilities in area of quality and reliability, and general manufacturing operations business management relative to all functional groups. - Collaborate with other Apple functional groups as resources to optimize suppliers quality programs. - Participates in the development and implementation of Product Quality Plan (PQP) for specific commodities with SQE's at other sites. - Develops specific quality programs for each product during development and qualification stages. - Develops product specific quality plan, including participation in DVT planning, development of PVT plan and review of those plans with the selected supplier. - Evaluates and assists in the selection of suppliers for new products and for second sources of existing products - Assesses supplier's production and quality programs and participates in approval or disapproval of new suppliers. - Evaluates the supplier processes and process controls to ensure product quality and reliability is built in. Develops supplier capability (including necessary training), establishes proper reporting of in-process and final inspection and test results to Apple. - Responsible for FAI process and monitors performance of PVT, identifying and assuring necessary corrective actions are taken. Authorizes and supervises the start-up of production at the supplier site. - Establishes discovery audit procedures and ensures performance to standards by Apple test personnel. Responsible for Cpk process. - Monitors each supplier's performance through measurements of production line statistics, company inspections and audits. Prepares summary of performance and communicates to appropriate management so that effective corrective action plans can be set in place if necessary. - Supports Supplier Quality Engineering in improving and reporting vendor processes. - Works as a part of a New Products Introduction team draw up and/or coordinate and implement the PQP for the site. In conjunction with the design engineers and the site engineers, determine the process goals for products. - Participates in cost reduction and yield improvement efforts. - Advises product designers and test designers to ensure ease of assembly and test on new and existing products. - Acts as a consultant to other engineering groups on design of experiments and the analysis of test data to determine outcome.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-5 years working experience in manufacturing field, with Master’s degree in Maths, Statistics, Data Science, Machine Learning, etc.
  • Fluent in English communication
  • Strong learning capability
  • Good initiative, problem solving, systematic thinking skills
  • Able to travel frequently

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS, MS or PhD in mechanical, manufacturing or industrial engineering
  • Oversea education background is preferred

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements