PCB DFM Engineer

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200239390
Summary

Summary

Posted: Apr 19, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200239390

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

Summary

Posted: Apr 19, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200239390

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 products are as alluring on the inside as they are on the outside. Inside every one of our products, are some of the world's most challenging consumer PCBA and Flex designs. Imagine yourself as a select member of the team that brings these assemblies from concept to high volume manufacturing.

Key Qualifications

  • 5 years experience with printed circuits including hands-on process engineering experience
  • Deep knowledge of industry specifications, especially IPC and JEDEC specifications
  • Understand the relationship between manufacturing processes and printed circuit defect conditions, especially latent defects
  • Understand statistical process and quality control principles and be capable to apply statistical analysis methods to raw data sets
  • Current knowledge of industry design rules capabilities and practices for different types of products
  • Familiar with PCB design and simulation tools
  • Willing and able to travel overseas up to 25% of the time, including trips on very short notice as well as for extended stays

Description

The PCB DFM Engineer will have a deep level of creativity and curiosity about materials science and electronics packaging at all levels. The responsibilities of this role include:
- Maintenance of printed circuit board design guidelines for all Apple products as well as the technology roadmap and acceptability specifications
- Establishment and maintenance of supplier site/material/technology qualification matrix
- Action as the directly responsible individual all printed circuit board related quality issues and excursions

In the course of fulfilling these responsibilities the person in this role will:
- Provide mentorship to product designers on available printed circuit board technologies and materials
- You will interact with and guide PCB layout designers to select layer structures, design rule sets and practices
- Work with design tool engineers to define and validate appropriate scripting, design rule checks, etc
- You will support design for cost investigations as the liaison between engineering and procurement
- Audit and assess PCB vendor production lines, including manufacturing techniques and quality control systems
- Review new technology qualification data and make disposition decisions
- Review new product introduction first article data and make disposition decisions
- You will drive corrective actions for PCB vendor issues using step by step methodology

Education & Experience
-BS or higher in materials science or chemical, mechanical or electrical engineering

Additional Requirements

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