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R&D Design Engineer V – Aerospace Industry

Los Angeles, CA · Architecture/Engineering
R&D Design Engineer IV & V – Growing Aerospace Company

Work for one of the most dynamic and fastest growing Aerospace companies in California. With a great leadership team, incredible employee appreciation and undeniable chances to grow – look what we have to offer you!

The ideal candidate will have experience in the design, analysis and prototyping of mechanisms which may include linkages, levers, pneumatic devices, solenoid and motor operators.

$140K-$200K Annually

  • A dynamic, fast-growing and highly innovative privately held small business headquartered Southern California.
  • With a 50+ year history, company supports all branches of the Department of Defense and allies around the globe on an array of programs and platforms. With a unique business model building quality product that our warfighters can depend on by supporting every branch of the US Military.
  • Employing over five hundred of the most talented people in the industry

  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Generous employer contributed comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage at competitive rates and lower premiums.
  • Employer contributed 401k savings plan
  • Complimentary Life Insurance and much more!


Join a great team of a growing 50-year-old small business. Have more work/life balance and enjoy your time at work and your time when you’re not at work!

Seeking Senior R&D Design Engineering candidates with a strong background in Mechanical Engineering/Design/Analysis with an emphasis on pneumatic, mechanical and electro-mechanical components/assemblies. The ideal candidate will have experience in the design, analysis and prototyping of mechanisms which may include linkages, levers, pneumatic devices, solenoid and motor operators.

We are looking for professional engineers with a broad background emphasizing work with mechanical devices and subsystems, preferably for use in motor vehicle, military or commercial aviation industries.

The ideal candidate with a familiarity in structural analysis by use of Finite Element Method and classical hand calculations will be a strong differentiator for candidate selection. Design experience with CATIA and analysis experience with ANSYS is highly desirable.

If you are looking for a new challenge within an organization that you can immediately see the results of your work and get to work with an amazing them then please read on!

  • Inglewood, CA undergoing an unprecedented revitalization. A new NFL Sofi Stadium, home to the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers and the KIA Forum, a premier entertainment venue.
  • Living in Inglewood offers residents an urban suburban mix feel with lots of coffee shops and parks.
  • Located near the beaches of Los Angeles County and Los Angeles International Airport -LAX. The location opens up an endless possibility of fun recreational activities without the hassle of a tourist community.

  • 10+ years of experience in related R&D Mechanical Engineering in relevant design/analysis/development environment, within military or commercial aviation industries.
  • Familiar with manufacturing of mechanical components and assemblies with emphasis in complex electromechanical systems, or large structures.
  • Experience performing structural analysis by hand calculations and finite element methods. Knowledge of aerospace materials properties and selection as well as processing including Heat Treat and Coatings for aerospace requirements is a requirement.
  • Experience in creation of design concepts using hand sketches, and CAD tools. With experience in CATIA (preferred) or Pro-E being a plus
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques, their capabilities, strengths and weaknesses. Prior assembly or shop experience is a plus.
  • Experience with MIL-STD documents, reading and interpretation of ASME Y14.5, a plus not required.
  • Familiar with writing engineering reports, typically to document analysis and test results. Evidence of accomplishment in self-documentation of work product through technical reports, test reports etc. will be considered as a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering

This position must meet export control compliance requirements. All applicants must be “U.S. persons” within the meaning of ITAR, as defined: a U.S. Citizen, a lawful permanent resident, political asylee, or refugee.
The Patriot Group, Inc. (TPGI)
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