Cupertino, California

Summary

Posted: Jan 11, 2021
Role Number:200213761
The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they craft 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. Within our organization we’re looking for an individual who can specialize in both understanding and resolving automatability issues, as well as authoritatively collaborating with other teams to develop and implement extraordinary solutions. You will work closely with many teams both technical and non-technical in nature, including Engineering (Design and Test teams), GSM, CapEx in addition to working closely with our contract manufacturers. Given the structure of our organization and the unique style of this role, this position has a high level of visibility within the Operations organization, with executive level communication necessary on a regular basis.

Key Qualifications

Key Qualifications
  • 10+ years experience in Automation Design role with 5+ of those years in a consultative or oversight level.
  • Proven and comprehensive understanding of all elements of automation including PLC’s, SW communication architecture and electro-mechanical design.
  • Consistent record of delivering large scale complex projects from NPI to mass production, preferably in a consumer electronics environment.
  • Ability to see opportunities to develop processes for standardized execution to improve organizational performance and efficiency.
  • Comprehensive understanding of high-volume manufacturing test processes preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills with the ability to make decisions related to automation tasks considering both technical and business ramifications.
  • High level of self-direction.
  • Highly analytical in solving issues and providing direction. Able to think strategically and provide creative solutions to complex problems.

Description

Description
This opportunity encompasses the following: Leading and developing OpsTE’s efforts to support the deployment of automation compatible test station solutions across all programs. Provide consultation/subject matter expertise to DRIs as necessary to support development and qualification efforts. Identify, and continuously improve our respective processes and gain cross functional agreement on key changes. Ensure the transfer of best practices across product lines, and become to primary point of contact for other test teams wishing to leverage the benefits of automation.

Education & Experience

Education & Experience
BS/MS in Engineering (EE, ME, CS) or equivalent, MS preferred. MBA is definitely a plus.

Additional Requirements

Additional Requirements

Cupertino, California

We’re a diverse collective of thinkers and doers, continually reimagining what’s possible to help us all do what we love in new ways. The people who work here have reinvented entire industries with the Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, as well as with services, including Apple TV, the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple Pay. And the same innovation that goes into our products also applies to our practices — strengthening our commitment to leave the world better than we found it.

Every new product we invent, service we create, or store we open is the result of people working together to make each other’s ideas stronger. That happens here because every one of us strives toward a common goal — creating the best customer experiences. So bring your passion, courage, and original thinking and get ready to share it. This is where your work can make a difference in people’s lives. Including your own.

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