Mechanical Design and Process Engineer, Prototyping


Company Type
  • Job Number: 56168020
  • Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
  • Posted: Mar. 15, 2017
  • Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Design, develop, and launch next-generation Sensing Technologies in Apple products.

The Touch/Sensor Technology team develops cutting-edge Touch and Sensor solutions and technologies that are central to Apple’s products, including the iPhone, iPad, MacBooks, and more. The key goal of the Sensor Technology team is to enable the world’s best user-experience. New challenges arise everyday that require the sharp problem-solving skills of talented and smart individuals. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation.

Come, join us in crafting best-in-class solutions! 

Key Qualifications

  • 2+ years of industry experience in Mechanical Engineering, including prototyping, process development and manufacturing.
  • 3D CAD experience required, Unigraphics NX preferred.
  • Knowledge of material and manufacturing processes.
  • Scientific method, experimental process, root cause analysis, tolerance analysis.
  • Excellent critical analysis, and logic/reasoning skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and people skills; ability to interact with management, team members and external vendors.
  • Experience with Applied knowledge in flex circuits, printed circuit boards, material science, basic physics and basic chemistry is beneficial.
  • Experience in flex bonding, lamination, and sensor module development is a plus.
  • Experience with 3D printer, laser cutter, and other machine tools is a plus.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to Asia (approximately 10% travel)


Mechanical design and process engineer will be responsible for ideation, design, and mechanical prototype development for touch and sensor solutions and technologies. Brainstorm, design and implement infrastructure for characterization and validation of sensor technologies to enable products and teams. Generate innovative ideas with cross-functional teams. Communicate cross-functionally on mechanical requirements and design directions. Participate in the development of new manufacturing processes to improve and optimize the sensor system to enable world-class user experience. Perform user-interaction experiments. Perform system-level failure mode analysis and problem solving. Engage and collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Electrical Engineering, Firmware Engineering, and Software Engineering to develop/review hardware


BSME required; MSME preferred

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