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 Materials Engineer - Plastics - Cupertino, California, United States

Job information
Posted by: Apple 
Hiring entity type: Retail 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Components
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 200214345 / Latpro-3768045 
Date posted: Jan-06-2021
State, Zip: California, 95014


Materials Engineer - Plastics

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States



Posted: Jan 6, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200214345

The iPhone Materials Team is looking for an experienced plastic materials engineer.

Key Qualifications

  • MS in organic chemistry, plastics engineering, chemical engineering or material science or requires 10+ years in the plastics industry.
  • Extensive experience in plastic material properties, part design and fabrication required.
  • Experience with injection molding process, tooling of thermoplastics required.
  • Knowledge of plastic materials and design for manufacturing in terms of geometry and cosmetic quality.
  • Experience in managing complex development programs with overseas vendors is preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary.
  • Domestic and International travel required.


- Lead the development of new plastic materials and processes to meet the structural and aesthetic requirements of a wide range of part designs. - Foster collaborative relationships with Apple suppliers in order to influence product development to meet material needs anticipated in future Apple product designs. - Leverage technical contacts and network with industry experts to discover new technologies, which could be applied to Apple designs for improved performance and differentiation. - Collaborate with product design and industrial design groups on material selection, design feasibility and aesthetics of new plastic part designs. Create data-rich material matrices to summarize advantages & disadvantages of candidate materials. - Identify and implement new materials that satisfy environmental goals of Apple Environmental Technologies Team. - 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

BS in Chemical Engineering, MS/PhD preferred


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