Sr Manager, Operations Engineer


Posted: Nov 22, 2019

Role Number: 200027056

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish 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. With the growth of iOS products, we have created a new opportunity to work on the most exciting new products introduced by Apple. We are seeking an individual to be responsible for the test engineering team for iPad and Watch product lines. You will be responsible for transferring mass production test coverage from development into production. You will work closely with multi-functional teams including engineering, GSM, CapEx in addition to working closely with our contract manufacturers. Given the importance of these product lines, this position has a high level of visibility in the Operations organization, with executive level communication necessary on a frequent basis.

Key Qualifications

  • 15+ years experience in Test Engineering, Failure Analysis or related validation role with 5+ of those years in people management.
  • Consistent record of delivering large scale complex test projects from NPI to mass production, preferably in a consumer electronics environment.
  • Establish strategic plans and objectives; make final decisions on administrative and operational matters and ensure effective achievement of objectives.
  • Comprehensive understanding of high-volume manufacturing test processes and failure analysis.
  • Knowledgeable in production control processes, data analysis/interpretation GR&R, Cp/Cpk and correlation analysis
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • 25-30% travel required
  • Mandarin language skills is a plus


This opportunity encompasses the following: Leading and developing an Operations Test Engineering team that has responsibility to deploy high volume manufacturing test solutions for a number of concurrent projects. You will interface with engineering teams early in the development cycles to optimize the test solutions, and ensure a smooth deployment to our contract manufacturers. You will work with internal and external partners on the design and deployment of complex factory test systems. Handle detailed requirements definition, review and approve test designs, and lead implementation. Work with production teams and vendors to scale and maintain factory test systems across multiple factories. Driving optimizations in the various test processes to ensure product quality, and the minimal cost.

Education & Experience

BS/MS in Engineering or equivalent. MBA is a plus

Additional Requirements

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