25 days old

Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Coating and Thin Film

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200187792
Summary

Summary

Posted: Feb 18, 2021

Role Number:200187792

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

Summary

Posted: Feb 18, 2021

Role Number:200187792

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 build 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.
The Apple Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Coating and Thin Film is accountable for driving the development of coating, thin film and PVD/CVD processes across Apple's worldwide supply base. In this highly visible, hands-on role as the experienced technical member of the Manufacturing Design Team you will have direct frequent communication and collaboration with Apple Industrial Design, Product Design, Manufacturing Design partners and worldwide suppliers.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience in hands-on development of coating, thin film, PVD/ CVD in R&D and/or production environment
  • Expertise relating material properties to design requirements, process drivers, and test methodologies
  • Ability to lead a development program to a schedule from research phase into manufacturing execution in a matrixed organization
  • Expertise using advanced analytical techniques to characterize chemical and mechanical properties or troubleshoot failure modes
  • Experience establishing and validating coating processes for mass production
  • Excellent analytical skills with an emphasis toward implementing solutions
  • Self-motivated with a dedication to delivering high quality results in a dynamic environment

Description

Develop and implement coatings that achieve challenging cosmetic & functional requirements in our highly visible enclosure designs.
Work with Apple's Industrial Design and Product Design teams to create working specifications related to coating processes
Collaborate with premier equipment and process manufacturing partners to create next-generation processes and test limits of process capabilities
Determine feasibility to achieve bold goals evaluating manufacturing processes at early stages of product development
Plan and execute studies to confirm process capability to achieve technical goals for high volume programs
Present analysis to key decision makers that will be used to make commercial and design commitments
Work directly with overseas manufacturers implementing solutions meeting high-volume commercial goals
25% Periodic domestic and overseas travel expected

Education & Experience

BS with 5+ years experience or MS with 3+ years experience in Materials Science, Physics, chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent

Additional Requirements

Posted: 2021-03-19 Expires: 2021-04-18

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Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Coating and Thin Film

Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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