R&D Equipment Engineer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States
Posted: Feb 27, 2021
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200214745
Apple is looking for a highly motivated R&D Equipment Engineer to join the Panel Process and Optics (PPO) Engineering Team. As a R&D Equipment Engineer, you will work in a lab environment, installing new equipment, conducting routine maintenance, and troubleshooting down equipment. Responsibilities will also include supporting other engineers on the team to upgrade equipment and enable new processes.
- Strong hands-on experience identifying equipment issues, defining and implementing solutions independently
- Strong ability to continuously develop personal knowledge and expertise related to the service of complex R&D process and metrology equipment including laser, lamination, interconnection and dispensing tools
- Experience maintaining and servicing vacuum, pneumatic, and mechanical systems Experience with CAD systems (such as NX, Solidworks, AutoCAD, etc.) is a plus to support equipment upgrade
- Experience working with machining tools a plus
To ensure success in this role, you should have high-level problem-solving skills to identify issues and repair a wide range of lab-scale process and metrology tools. An outstanding R&D Equipment Engineer should be able to systematically determine root-cause of equipment issues in order to rapidly and effectively return them to operations and prevent delays to projects. In addition, a core responsibility will include identifying, recommending, testing and implementing improvements to ensure high-quality performance of lab equipment.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering 3 years of experience working as Equipment or Maintenance Engineer in a high-tech lab environment