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Product Component Quality Engineer

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200241790
Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 26, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200241790

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, an...Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 26, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200241790

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary 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 create 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.

Apple is seeking a Product/Component Quality Engineer will develop IC component quality, ranging from passives and discretes to ASICs and Power ICs. With excellent Electrical Engineering skills to work with Product Design, Test, Product Quality, Supplier Quality, Contract Manufacturers, and field organizations to deliver high quality systems. Outstanding program management skill is highly desired.

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of industry experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Fab Process Operations, Test, Design or Product Engineering, Reliability and/or Qualification
  • 8+ years experience in design & manufacture of systems, PCBAs, assembly, and test Industry leadership (such as ASQ) and consumer electronics experience is preferred
  • Broad IC packaging experience i.e. WLCSP, SOC, QFN, etc.
  • Solid knowledge and experience in Fab process and Package assembly.
  • Strong product reliability knowledge and fundamentals of relevance
  • Excellent skills in failure analysis of systems, circuits, and their components including cross-sectional analysis, Optical Microscopy, X-Ray, SEM/EDS, FTIR, XPS, etc.
  • Familiar with design and schematic tools.
  • Familiar with test strategies: In-Circuit Testing, board functional tests, and industry standard test methodologies such as JTAG.
  • Electrical Engineering skills including familiarity with circuit and system design, and manufacturing processes and test.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Precise technical communication including deep level of engineering analysis and details.
  • Demonstrated initiative with a high level of energy, and methodical & efficient problem solving skills including engineering DOEs.
  • Experience in system manufacturing, SMT, and transitioning new products into manufacturing.
  • Proven 8D and RCCA based problem solving and transformation. A high level of experience with quality metrics and SPC.
  • Experience working with off-shore manufacturers and traveling to manufacturing sites to perform root cause findings and problem solving

Description

A successful Product/Quality Engineer is technical, driven, organized, detail oriented, adept at driving actions and resolving conflicts; and communicates with ease at all levels. Lead responsibilities will include:
Vendor (Fab process, Wafer level test, Final test, and Packaging) facility auditing. Full audit reporting, communication with Suppliers and Apple management and follow up to close all issues
Drive and track closure on any component or module issues that impact overall product readiness or DPPM fluctuations
Drive technical root cause analysis and corrective actions to improve system quality. Adapt at identifying risk and develop solid plans to mitigate
Feedback 'real time' learning from any sustaining issues
Provide quality team approval risk and MP releases and ensure team drives quality requirements for any post-ramp qualification
Manage all program-related communication to executive management including: Highlight key program risk to management and clearly explain path to resolution
Commit to work under high time/deliverable pressure with solid results
Actively participate in detection of component quality & manufacturing issues during development
Manage quality reviews, audits and support at vendor/CM sites
Prevent and correct quality issues during the sustaining phase
In this role you will be also responsible for managing all aspects of logic board quality, design quality, components, and assemblies
Responsibilities will include:
Enable new product introductions with the highest technical quality
Driving debug & failure analysis with Product Design, Component Engineering, Test, and Supplier Quality.
Delivery of Design For Manufacturing (DFM) and Test requirements.
Develop accelerated testing methodologies.
Lead quality improvement teams to improve field performance.
Participate in Field Failure Analysis efforts and DPPM reduction.
Communication of PCBA test requirements and specifications.
Participate in New Product Introductions and driving PCBA design.
Systemic yield improvements and reporting.
8D based improvements based on lessons learned.

Education & Experience

MS/PhD Electrical Engineering desired

Additional Requirements

Posted: 2021-04-27 Expires: 2021-05-27

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