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Quality Engineer

Santa Ana, Orange County, California
66 days ago

RBC Bearings Incorporated (NYSE: RBC/RBCP) is a leading international manufacturer of highly engineered precision bearings, components, and essential systems for the industrial, defense, and aerospace industries. Founded in 1919, the Company is primarily focused on producing highly technical and/or regulated bearing products and components requiring sophisticated design, testing, and manufacturing capabilities for the diversified industrial, aerospace, and defense markets. We currently have 56 facilities, of which 37 are manufacturing facilities in ten countries and our market capitalization is approximately $6.2 billion.


Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Work within the company policies to manage the quality assurance aspects of new product introduction.
  • Provide oversight of the manufacture of products to ensure that engineering documentation is consistent with manufacturing methods employed.
  • Coordinate activities associated with “first article build” of new products, ensuring that fabricated items are traceable to documented standards at the time of release of product into the production mode.
  • Develop test methods/procedures to support product validation efforts.
  • Maintain test equipment to traceable standards accepted in the aerospace industry.
  • Perform performance validation tests to meet customer specifications.
  • Generate test reports of performance validation tests.
  • QE support of Prime Customers for first articles and corrective action.
  • Reviewing contracts, specifications, purchase orders, and planning.
  • Planning and implementing quality initiatives throughout the organization.
  • Recommending, reviewing & approving changes to manufacturing plans & drawings based on customer requirements.
  • Performing internal & external audits.
  • Participating in RCCA investigations as required.
  • Assisting with training of the RBC Divisions in regards to Customer and Quality System.

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job function.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.



Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or any other related field


  • 5-10 years in aerospace quality

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:

  • Practical experience in precision inspection equipment and calibration
  • Familiarity with aerospace shops and materials
  • Familiarity with Dimensional Inspection and GD&T
  • Familiarity with AS9100 systems, internal audits, customer audits, NADCAP processes
  • Organizational and leadership skills
  • Effective time management
  • Analytical thinker
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office products
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Must enjoy the challenges of working in the fast pace, sometimes demanding Aerospace World.

Physical & Environmental Factors:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee generally works indoors within the office and manufacturing areas.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate or loud.
  • The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and listen.
  • The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

This role is subject to compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which requires the incumbent to be either a US citizen, lawful permanent resident [“green card” holders] or have refugee or asylee status.


**Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California.  The pay range represents the low and high end of the salary range we reasonably expect to pay for this position at the time of posting. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors, including, but not limited to, geographic location, experience, education, skills, qualifications, performance, and business or organizational needs. 

Pay Range: $75,000 to $85,000 annually.


RBC Bearings is an Equal Opportunity Employer to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.



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