Materials Engineer - Structural Adhesives

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200210298
Summary

Summary

Posted: Dec 14, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200210298

We are looking for an experienced adhesives engineer/scientist.

Key Qualifications

* Extensive experie...Summary

Summary

Posted: Dec 14, 2020

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200210298

We are looking for an experienced adhesives engineer/scientist.

Key Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in structural adhesive material properties, assembly design and application processes required.
  • Knowledge of adhesive materials and design for manufacturing in terms of geometry, structural performance and cosmetic quality.
  • Experience in running sophisticated development programs with overseas vendors is helpful.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary.
  • Travel is about 25% and a mix of domestic and international.

Description
- Serve as Apple's internal adhesive bonding specialist by demonstrating a thorough understanding of the chemistry and properties of adhesive materials, bonding processes and performance criteria for bonded substrates.
- Lead the development of new adhesive materials and processes to meet the structural and performance requirements of a wide range of product designs.
- Develop collaborative relationships with Apple suppliers in order to influence their multigenerational product development plans to meet material needs anticipated in future Apple product designs.
- Use your technical contacts and network with industry specialists to discover new technologies, which could be applied to Apple designs for improved performance and differentiation.
- Collaborate with product design and manufacturing design groups on material selection, design feasibility and assembly techniques of new product designs. Create data-rich material matrices to summarize advantages & disadvantages of candidate materials.
- Work with suppliers and internal/external laboratories in order to create material characterization data to support FEA simulation and build engineering confidence in the performance of a material for a given part design.
- Proficient with the use of Design For Manufacturing, SPC and Six Sigma techniques and visit factories to fully understand their capabilities, quality requirements and resolve difficult material-related issues.

Education & Experience

MS in chemistry, chemical engineering or material science and/or 5+ years in the adhesives industry.

Additional Requirements

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Apple, Inc.
Cupertino, CA 95014

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