Inspection/NDE Technician

Job Description

Inspection/NDE Technician

Cypress, CA

As an Inspection and NDE Technician, you will have the opportunity to cover several inspection and test operations on the shop floor. These may include the use of various hand tools, gauges, fixtures and equipment to perform mechanical and analytical testing of the ceramic matrix composites components manufactured on site.

Our team is comprised of a broad range of experts in the fields of materials, manufacturing and test engineering. This is your chance to join them and be part of developing exciting and innovative materials for future jet engines.

Our civil aerospace business powers over 30 types of commercial aircraft. We have an outstanding reputation in all sectors of the market – wide body, narrow body and corporate and regional aircraft – and we support customers in nearly every country across the globe. From helicopters and general aviation aircraft, to business jets and the world's largest airliners, we offer the industry's broadest range of engines. In fact, over 30,000 Rolls-Royce engines are currently in service with 650 airlines, freight operators and lessors, and 4,000 corporate operators.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Operate a variety of machines such as load frames and high temperature furnaces
  • Prepare and test material samples as well as process and analyze test data
  • Work in accordance with work instructions, safety procedures, and quality procedures
  • Assist with the development and documentation of new procedures, as well as updating existing procedures
  • Implement improvement initiatives, up keeping of 5S activities and housekeeping standards
  • Ability to use basic math and troubleshoot to work beyond step-by-step instructions
  • Must be able to work on rotating shifts and overtime if required, inclusive of weekends and holidays


Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Basic Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED with mechanical testing experience
  • In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
  • Must have experience with soldering, strain gage application, or composite layups and non-destructive inspection (CT, GOM, CMM, or IR)


Preferred Requirements:
  • Familiarity with calipers, micrometers, thermocouples, load cells, extensometers, and data acquisition systems
  • Knowledge of ceramic and composites characteristics


Pioneer the next generation of innovation. Join us and you'll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for its brilliance.

Beyond tomorrow

We are an equal opportunities employer. We're committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we'll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realize their full potential.

You can learn more about our global Diversity and Inclusion strategy here.

So that you can be your best at work and home, we'll consider flexible working arrangements for everyone, in any role. Click here for more details on how we can support you.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are keeping our people safe by offering the option to work from home where possible and necessary. If you're successful for this role you'll be expected to work from home on a temporary basis.When Rolls-Royce updates the safety protocols related to COVID-19, you may be required to work in multiple spaces (home, office, alternate locations, etc.) as needed across the work week. These may vary dependent on required tasks, the needs of the team, and the focus of the organization.

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Close Date: August 13, 2021