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 Imaging & Sensing Hardware Lab Manager - San Diego, 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 - Programming Languages
Computers - Platforms
Computers - Networks
Computers - Software Engineer
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: 200314113 / Latpro-3841266 
Date posted: Nov-16-2021
State, Zip: California, 92101


Imaging & Sensing Hardware Lab Manager

San Diego , California , United States



Posted: Nov 16, 2021

Role Number: 200314113

Apple's Imaging & Sensing Hardware engineering team is looking for passionate, self-motivated, electro-mechanical generalist Lab Manager for our San Diego offices. As part of the Lab Management team you will be directly responsible for supporting the hardware engineering team along with the care and upkeep of multiple engineering lab spaces. Your responsibilities will include equipment purchase, organization, maintenance, calibration, and support. You will help train engineers on specialized equipment usage, lab practices, and safe working practices within the lab environment. In addition you will help to define and stand up significant engineering lab space expansion in the San Diego region. Other areas of responsibility include Mac/PC host management, basic test fixture fabrication, and leading the continued organization, cleanliness, and industrial health and safety compliance of lab spaces. You will also coordinate project work with internal and external facilities and equipment vendors, author laboratory documentation, and clearly and concisely communicate updates to the larger team. We're looking for a talented professional and leader who enjoys tackling tough challenges, taking initiative, and enabling world-class hardware engineering in a fast-paced and demanding product development climate.

Key Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate is a capable technical generalist with relevant experience with most of the following:
  • Prior Lab Management experience
  • Proven track record of lab setup, organization, management, and continuous improvement
  • Familiarity with industrial health and safety risk assessments and safety protocol enforcement
  • Solid understanding of MacOS and Windows configuration
  • Hands on experience with mechanical/environmental test equipment (temp/RH chambers, Instron (load frame), small industrial robots/actuators etc.)
  • Hands on experience with basic fabrication tools (hand tools, drill press, band saw, mill, laser cutter, 3D printers, etc); designing, assembling, and documenting basic test fixtures
  • Hands on experience with basic electrical test tools (power supplies, multimeters, oscilloscopes, DAQs, function generators, etc.)
  • Hands on experience with sensors and metrology equipment (microscopes, LDVs, thermocouples, accelerometers, pressure sensors, etc.)
  • Familiarity with industrial facilities (3 phase power, CDA, PCW, Vacuum, etc), and experience with basic equipment troubleshooting
  • Experience with Apple product or other consumer electronics disassembly / repair is a plus
  • Scripting skills (Python preferred) are a plus
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a very busy, sometimes chaotic environment; go getter attitude and willingness to go the extra mile to get the job done
  • Effective written and interpersonal communication skills, proven ability to work cross-functionally, harness the power of teamwork, and relate to technical partners.


Directly responsible for machine shop, metrology, and environmental chamber lab spaces. Maintain and control access to lab spaces; own lab scheduling, space allocation, security compliance, facilities activities and general operations Define, document, and enforce lab policies and guidelines Work with the Environmental Health and Safety team to ensure compliance and adherence to relevant safety protocols Keep lab spaces clean and organized; improve lab space efficiency through continuous organizational and procedural/process improvements Procurement, inventory, maintenance, and calibration of all laboratory equipment, tools, and supplies Support engineering test setup, execution, data collection, and documentation Mac and PC hardware and software setup as related to lab equipment and testing Support basic mechanical prototype assembly, debug, and modification

Education & Experience

3-5 years of relevant experience is required. The ideal candidate will have a technical Bachelors degree or its equivalent in technical or vocational training. Equivalent experience in lieu of education will be considered (minimum 8-10 years)


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