Sr. Component Engineer

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: May 30, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200064894

As a Sr. Component Engineer, you will have the responsibility for identifying, qualifying, documenting and releasing cost effective components from a variety of commodities for our iPad, iPhone and iPod line of products. In this fast paced and dynamic organization it will be necessary for you to drive the component selection process and perform your work in a consultative manner as the subject matter expert

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Every single day, people do amazing things at Apple. Do you want to impact billions of users by developing an extraordinary product with a prime focus on accuracy, understandability and performance of the product? You will become part of a hands-on development team that furthers engineering perfection, creativity and innovation. Dynamic, inspiring people and innovative technologies are the norm here. We want you to join our team if you are a resourceful engineer with the desire to research and develop solutions that do not yet exist. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish

Key Qualifications

  • You have 5+ years of industry experience required, with at least 3+ years experience in Component Engineering or similar role
  • You are capable of coordinating cross functionally with groups such as Industrial Design, GSM (Global Supply Based Managers) and JDMs (Joint Development Manufacturers) to resolve issues pertaining to component selection and use
  • We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • You have complete understanding/working knowledge of engineering documentation (i.e schematics, component data sheets, gerber files, etc) and standard document control practices (ECRs, ECOs, deviations, etc)
  • You are capable of working cross functionally with multiple groups (GSM, PD, HW, Ops, Quality, ODMs) to address all component issues


You will have the opportunity to work on the intricate and complex issues impacting delivery for best in class Apple devices. Specific duties include but are not limited to:
• Project team support across commodities as the resident component expert
• Support New Product Introduction by developing cost model, lead time, qualification, roadmap, alternate component suggestions, and follow up with vendors
• Locate and qualify new potential component suppliers
• Review and evaluate component PCNs and FA reports, evaluating issues and risk to the project
• Responsible for coordinating and tracking all component root cause failure analysis and implementing corrective action
• Documenting and releasing all component specifications
• Commodity research, including identifying supply chain opportunities and tracking supplier roadmaps

Education & Experience

Degree in Electrical Engineering

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