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Manufacturing Engineer III

Company: RBC Bearings
Location: Tucson
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Join the Sargent Legacy in Securing Our Future
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. RBC currently has 56 facilities, of which 37 are manufacturing facilities in ten countries and the market capitalization is approximately $6.2 billion.
In 2015, RBC acquired Sargent Aerospace and Defense.
Founded in 1920, Sargent Aerospace & Defense leverages 100 years of expertise as a premier global supplier of precision engineered customized components that directly contributes to the safe operation of countless commercial and military aircraft, rotorcraft, submarines and land-based vehicles.
At Sargent, our mission is to secure our future by making the challenging a reality. We achieve this by delivering high quality products and services that meet customer requirements and exceed customer expectations through employee development, customer focus and continual improvement.
Sargent's continuing investment in people, assets, technology, and process quality ensures excellence and is integral to the company's commitment to customers and their end-users. As we grow, we will continue to root our culture through our core values of Integrity, Respects & Values People, Customer Focus, Teamwork, Results Focus and Continual Improvement.
Company Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Bonus platforms

  • Holidays/Vacation/Sick Time

  • 401k Savings & Investment Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans


  • Life & Disability Insurance

  • Accident/Hospital/Critical Care Plans

  • Pet Insurance

  • Gym & Rideshare Incentives

  • Legal Insurance/Identity Theft

  • Flexible Schedules

  • 3 & 4-day work week

  • - day Fridays

    Dedication to our core values. Our must haves---

    • Integrity - We do the right thing the right way. Our ideal candidate is ethical, honest in all interactions, delivers good news and bad, and follows through on commitments. Key Skills & Abilities is fair, credible, confidential, fiscally responsible and accountable for decisions and actions.

    • Respects and Values People - We encourage and bring out the potential of others. Our ideal candidate embraces diversity, recognizes and supports the accomplishments, talents and development of others. Key Skills & Abilities is committed to the building of strong relationships and creates an environment of trust and mutual respect.

    • Customer Focus - We act with excellence in each and every interaction. Our ideal candidate builds strong internal/external customer relationships and goes above and beyond to deliver high quality products and services on time, every time. Key Skills & Abilities is responsive with strong customer service skills, product and job knowledge to provide excellent customer satisfaction.

    • Teamwork - We are better together. Our ideal candidate is inclusive, engaged and collaborative, sharing information, ideas and experiences to accomplish goals, improve decision making and leverage capabilities. Key Skills & Abilities is a dependable team player, demonstrated through attendance and punctuality, works well with others and has strong communication skills (both oral & written) to keep all stakeholders informed.

    • Results Focus - We focus on the outcome, not the obstacle. Our ideal candidate must have a strong work ethic with a results/performance driven track record in a fast paced, changing and challenging environment. Key Skills & Abilities is adaptable, works with a sense of urgency and high level of initiative and demonstrates a commitment to quality with attention to detail.

    • Continual Improvement - We encourage and drive innovation. Our ideal candidate must be naturally curious, passionate and never satisfied with the status quo. Key Skills & Abilities is innovative and has a problem-solving mindset that provides and implements CI ideas.

      With continual growth comes opportunity and Sargent has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Engineer III .
      Position SummaryDevelops and improves manufacturing processes by studying product and manufacturing methods. Drives product and process changes to reduce cost and improve quality and delivery by using statistical methods and sound manufacturing principles. Acts as a subject matter expert in hydraulic assembly and test. Champions capital projects. Implements Lean and Six Sigma strategies in support of a continuous improvement culture to increase productivity.

      • General

      • Model safe behavior at all times

      • Work as a member of a cross functional team

      • Must be able and willing to work extra time as necessary to ensure completion of assigned tasks

      • May require the supervision of up to 4 direct reports depending on candidate

      • Production Support

      • Support hydraulic assembly and test with all required technical support

      • Interpret and maintain manufacturing process documentation

      • Evaluate and disposition non-conforming product

      • Provide technical support for front end business activities

      • Evaluate supplier issues and provide technical guidance

      • Continual Improvement

      • Promote a culture of Continual Improvement by utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodologies to drive quality improvements

      • Implement Lean Manufacturing concepts to minimize waste and improve efficiency

      • Perform Engineering analysis to determine Root Cause and implement Corrective Actions

      • Identify new technologies to improve process capability, and increase process controls

      • Product Realization

      • Review engineering designs and documentation for manufacturability

      • Define manufacturing processes and maintain detailed manufacturing instructions for complex hydraulic assemblies

      • Design hydraulic assembly tooling & test fixtures to assembly and validate product

      • Lead acquisition and implementation of capital equipment

      • Implement process documentation and provide training for production personnel

        Minimum Qualifications

        • Master's degree in Engineering or related technical field and 10 years experience as a manufacturing engineer, OR

        • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical field and minimum 12 years experience as a manufacturing engineer OR

        • Associate's degree in Engineering or related technical field plus 15 years of manufacturing engineering related experience

        • In lieu of a degree, minimum of 20 years of manufacturing engineering related experience

        • Experience working in Aerospace, Defense, Medical and/or other regulated industries

        • Experience working in the manufacturing and test of mechanical assemblies

        • Advanced ability to prepare manufacturing processes based on assembly and test requirements

        • Ability to troubleshoot assembly and test failures, determining root cause and implementing corrective actions

        • Green belt certification in Six Sigma and Lean Principles, or equivalent

        • Understanding of test equipment, data acquisition and signal processing

        • Experience in Product Realization activities taking product from design, through qualification to production

        • Experience in process improvement and cost reduction initiatives

        • Advanced knowledge of GD&T, schematics and relevant test and inspection equipment

        • Experience working in a team setting with the ability to train and mentor other team members

        • Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of this position

        • Must be a U.S. Citizen

          Preferred Qualifications

          • Experience in the manufacturing and test of hydraulic, pneumatic and/or fluid power systems and components

          • Black belt certification in Six Sigma and Lean Principles, or equivalent

          • Experience executing Capital Investment projects

          • Demonstrated solid modeling proficiency

          • Certification in Project Management or demonstrated ability


            • High School or better

              Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
              The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: RBC Bearings, Tucson , Manufacturing Engineer III, Engineering , Tucson, Arizona

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