Apple CNC Engineer in Santa Clara Valley, California

CNC Engineer

Job Number: 53803675

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: Jun. 19, 2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Advanced Process Lab is a unique facility with equipment that is dedicated to developing & optimizing processes for the Manufacturing Design team. Your role will be to lead the execution of CNC projects under oversight of various engineering teams.

Key Qualifications

  • 3-7 years of hands-on CNC and machining and programming experience

  • 3-5 years of experience with CAM programming from solid models required

  • Experience with Fanuc CNC controllers required

  • Experience with simultaneous 5-axis machining a plus

  • Technical degree preferred

  • Experience with set-up and running of CNC equipment required

  • Experience with manual mills, lathes, saws, and hand tools

  • Ability to select and set-up appropriate cutting tools for CNC equipment

  • Strong mechanical aptitude required

  • Proficiency with shop measurement tools required - calipers, micrometers, etc.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with many different projects

  • Ability to complete report-outs and communication of work completed preferred


In this role, you will be exposed to manufacturing equipment that is used to manufacture Apple mechanical enclosures. Programming and support of CNC equipment will involve the following tasks:

-Program CNC equipment using CAM software and 3D solid models

-Review existing CNC programs and processes for optimization & cycle time reduction

-Design / build required fixturing for CNC projects

-Complete various experiments to determine best cutting tools and parameters

-Use manual mills and lathes for quick turn-around of unique components


BSME Desired (or equivalent work experience).

Additional Requirements