Aerospace Design and Applications Engineer

Sargent Aerospace & Defense
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  • Post Date: Dec 04, 2018
  • Start Date: 12/4/2018
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

RBC Bearings provides our global industrial, aerospace, and defense customers with unique design solutions to complex problems and an unparalleled level of service, quality, and support.

Sonic Division of RBC Bearings Corp. is a well-known international manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered precision aerospace fasteners, shafts and assemblies. Our focus is primarily on highly technical or regulated products for specialized markets that require sophisticated design, testing and manufacturing capabilities. Our unique expertise has enabled us to garner leading positions in many of the product markets in which we compete.

We are currently seeking a Design and Application Engineer for our facility in Torrance, CA.



Job Purpose:

This position is responsible for reviewing, interpreting and developing design and manufacturing plans for aerospace components. This position is also responsible for providing technical support and assistance both internally and externally.


Essential Functions:

  • Convert customer’s requirements into product designs and manufacturing drawings.

  • Works closely with manufacturing in areas of tooling, gaging for manufacturability.

  • Contribute to the improvement of existing products and manufacturing methods to meet the customer demands.

  • Provide technical consultation on product design, application and service problems, quality deviations and material and parts substitution.

  • Establishes testing requirements, test plans and reports test results to customers.

  • Provide technical support to the Sales force in the areas of customer support, review of new applications, system analysis, design improvements, support of production efforts.

  • Work with customers to resolve technical problems related to the products.





Required: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology or related engineering field and a minimum 5 years of experience in design, mechanical design, application related analysis or manufacturing methods and/or related engineering activities, or a combination of education and training which would provide the level of knowledge, skill and ability required to complete outlined responsibilities.

Also requires experience in Drafting methods, print generation / checking and issuance.


Desirable: Experience working with aerospace fasteners, and components.




  • Knowledge of design principles and practices; mechanical design principles and practices; geometric dimensioning and tolerancing; company products and manufacturing processes.


  • Familiarity with and ability to interpret customer and industry standards and specifications;


  • Familiar with Solidworks, CATIA.


  • Able to analyze data to make decisions relative to product performance and manufacturing; able to create and make technical presentations; and communicate effectively, orally and in writing.


  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.


  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.


  • Must have knowledge of Database Software, Design Software, Internet Software, Project Management Software, Spreadsheet Software and Word Processing software.


RBC Bearings offers a competitive benefit package.  Interested candidates may send resumes in Microsoft Word or PDF format.  All other formats will not be considered.


RBC Bearings is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. 

Due to ITAR requirements, candidates must be an US Person.

Contact Details

Name: Amy Chu - plese apply directly

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