Aerospace Application Engineer

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions for almost every industry on the planet. And we are where we are because our talents brought us here. By specializing in the polymer engineering that makes innovation and application possible, Trelleborg works closely with leading industry brands to accelerate their performance, drive their business forward—and along the way, shape the industry and progress that will benefit humankind in the exciting years ahead. Our people are Shaping Industry from the Inside. Why don´t you join us? 


USA - El Segundo, CA
Sista ansökningsdag 2023-04-14 Plats: USA - El Segundo, CA

Summary of the Role: 

As an Aerospace Application Engineer (AE) at Trelleborg, you will be responsible for providing technical support and expertise to our customers in the aerospace industry. Our aerospace group at Trelleborg provides customers with innovative polymer solutions for applications ranging from airframe & engine to interiors. In this role, you will work with customers to understand their technical needs and provide solutions, collaborate with cross-functional teams such as R&D, manufacturing, and sales to ensure customer satisfaction. This role requires a strong background in engineering and a passion for problem-solving.

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

  • Partner with customers to understand their advanced technical needs and provide solutions
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for customers
  • Complete advanced preliminary design reviews for new business opportunities
  • Complete advanced critical design reviews for new product development
  • Create and maintain engineering documentation (models, drawings, and procedures)
  • Lead and create internal and external trainings as subject matter expert one or more product lines
  • Support the sales team by providing technical information and product demonstrations
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure customer satisfaction (e.g., R&D, manufacturing, sales)
  • Engineering approver for engineering documentation reviews

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or other technical discipline required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in an engineering role, preferably in a customer-facing role. Will consider 2 years of experience for candidates with a Master’s degree.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with CAD and engineering software (e.g., CATIA, SolidWorks, or NX)
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in product design, including experience with complex surfaces, assemblies, and kinematics
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with aerospace polymer applications (airframe and engine sealing, interior components)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of aerospace processes, such as AS9100 and Model-Based Definition (MBD)


  • Strong analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Strong mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Ability to self-manage and successfully work without supervision
  • Ability to handle and prioritize dynamic workload
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Proven proficiency with 3D solid modeling software
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proven proficiency with presentations and public speaking


  • 30% domestic and international 


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Last Application Date 2023-04-14

This position requires the use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee or Refugee.

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)

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.

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