Careers 2018-06-06T07:43:59+00:00


Robinson Helicopter produces more civil helicopters than any other company in the world. Our Torrance, California factory was built specifically for aircraft manufacturing, and we perform most operations on site including welding, machining, assembly, painting, and flight testing. Robinson is known for its commitment to rigorous quality standards. Administrative functions include accounting, marketing, engineering and legal. Our customer service areas include product support, technical publications, warranty administration, and spare parts sales.
Enjoy California’s clear skies, warm weather, and active lifestyle. Torrance boasts a high level of entertainment with 24 parks, a golf course, numerous public tennis courts, and over 350 acres of open space and parkland. Nearby beaches offer excellent facilities for swimming, surfing and volleyball. Torrance is known for its outstanding medical care facilities, excellent schools, fine dining, and wide range of hotels, and is the home of the Del Amo Fashion Center, the largest enclosed shopping mall in the west. Numerous family destinations are within easy driving distance, including Disneyland, Magic Mountain, Knotts Berry Farm and Universal Studios. For more information about Torrance, go to

Robinson Helicopter Company is an equal opportunity employer and offers an excellent benefit program including medical, dental, and life insurance, a 401K retirement plan, tuition reimbursement opportunities for continuing education, plus paid holidays and vacations. Full details, eligibility requirements, and information on additional benefits are available from the Robinson Personnel Department.


Sewing Machine Operator

Job Description Fit, install, and secure material on frames using riveting, hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, or staples.  Be able to align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.  Measures new padding and covering materials, and cut them to required dimensions.  Cover foam padding to form smooth surfaces.  Preparing patterns and templates.  Adding trimming like piping and fringing. Require skills: Double Stitching Zigzag Stitching Blind Stitching Standard forward/Backwards Stitching Carpet Binding Pinch upholstering  


Learn to assemble high quality electromechanical assemblies (Parts).  Learn to read, interpret and work from drawings as well as from controlled documentation and processes. Experienced in low voltage security installation, auto audio systems installation a plus. Must be self-motivated and willing to learn.


Set up and operation of CNC Lathe, Okuma controls preferred. Experience required. Ability to read blueprints and have own tools. Only qualified applicants will be considered.


Set-Up & Operation:  Experience required.  Ability to read & comprehend blueprints.  Have own basic tools, and ability to produce precision work.


TIG welding experience required. Pre-employment welding test will be conducted.


Knowledge of warehouse and manufacturing procedures, preparing both domestic and international shipments. Must be familiar with: Packing Slip, Bills of Lading, Commercial Invoice, Shipper’s Letter of Instructions, and Declaration of Dangerous Goods. Receives and unloads incoming materials. Receive and process incoming Customer Service Returns. Delivery of items to requisitioning departments and obtain authorized signature for accepted items. Must be able to proficiently work with department systems, databases, prepare reports, and file paperwork. Forklift experience preferred.


Experienced janitor to perform cleaning and janitorial duties. Keeps restrooms and production areas clean and orderly.


Experience in auto repair, machinery, pumps, compressors or HVAC repair. Will train for aircraft.


Position requires work experience or training in blueprint reading of precision close tolerance machined parts. Experience in usage of general inspection equipment including calipers, micrometers, height gauges, bore gauges and visual inspection.


Trainees – preparing surface for paint, masking, sanding. No experience required.

A & P Mechanics

Licensed Mechanics with or without experience. Repair Station experience is a plus.

Stockroom Clerk

Stock parts and pull orders. Previous experience required.

Sheet Metal Mechanic

Trainees must have basic knowledge of hand tools and good math skills. Will train to fit, trim, rivet, and assemble helicopter and small assemblies. No experience required.


Develop and plan methods/sequences for manufacturing and assembly of components for helicopter production. Candidate must have planning experience in a manufacturing environment. Repair Station experience is a plus. Airframe & Powerplant license is required.


Looking for experienced personnel for install and testing of Electrical components.  Soldering, crimping and basic blueprint/schematic reading needed. Garmin and Aspen experience a plus.


Robinson Helicopter Company
2901 Airport Drive
Torrance Ca 90505

Applications Accepted
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Jun 6, 2018

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