Prototyping Technician

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Santa Clara, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Prototyping Technician

  • Job Number: 113021375
  • Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
  • Posted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Touch/Sensor Technology team develops cutting-edge Touch and Sensor solutions and technologies that are central to Apple’s products, including the iPhone, iPad, watch, MacBooks, and more. The key goal of the Sensor Technology team is to enable the world’s best user-experience. New challenges arise everyday that require the sharp problem-solving skills of talented and smart individuals. The team features a collaborative and hands-on environment that fosters engineering excellence, creativity, and innovation. Come, join us in crafting best-in-class solutions! In this role, you will work with the sensing and imaging incubation engineers to realize prototype concepts that synthesize electrical, mechanical and software components.

Key Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have many of the following qualifications:
  • Mechanical fabrication skills including 3D printing, laser cutting, drilling, turning, milling, lathe, sanding, painting, applying adhesives, and fine-scale assembly
  • Mechanical design skills including 3D CAD (NX preferred), and CNC (Good to have) Electrical fabrication skills including SMT and through hole soldering, PCB layout, harness and flex assembly
  • Ability to balance speed and quality of work based on objectives Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • A passion for doing the best possible work


As a technician and model maker, your responsibilities will include: • Modification, fabrication and assembly of prototypes • Administration of tools and equipments for group use • Educate users proper use of the tools • Perform operational test, data collection, data analysis, and fault isolation on systems and equipment. • Assists in determining methods or actions to remedy malfunctions • Procurement and stocking of materials • Assists in the design, construction, test and use of test equipment • Facilities organization


A two year technical degree or bachelors degree in a technical field and 5+ years of experience assembling, debugging and working with prototyping teams.

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