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Test Engineer - Mechanical


Clemmons, NC, US, 27012

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


Triumph Group is looking for a talented and energetic Test Engineer to support all phases of the product development and qualification testing.

The successful candidate will have mechanical design skills with experience in hydraulic test equipment automation. This position focuses on fixture and test stand design, with an emphasis on integrating instrumentation to test new hydraulic product designs. The qualified candidate must be a self-motivated individual who thrives in an environment that allows you to work both independently and collaboratively.


• Interfaces with new product development engineering teams to manage qualification tests, design & manufacture of test fixtures, purchase of new equipment and design of custom test setups in preparation for product development and qualification testing.
• Responsible for fabrication, maintenance and configuration control of test equipment and data acquisition systems; and timely execution of development and qualification testing in accordance with DO-160, MIL-STD-810, SAE standards and specific customer requirements within schedule and budget constraints.
• Knowledge in developing test stands for instrumentation such as Pressure Transducers, Flow Meters, Torque Transducers, Temperature (Thermocouple).
• Experience with hardware devices such as fluid power control and measurement including PLC’s, DAQ, and other communication devices.
• Evaluate and implement new technologies for hydraulic product testing applications.
• Support Test Technicians and Design Engineers in equipment integration.
• Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements.


• Must be able to respond effectively to unanticipated, time-sensitive, and mission-critical test stand repair needs in a rapidly changing, high intensity environment.
• Must be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with other members of the engineering team, as well as with production personnel and senior management.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills including effective communications in English with the ability to explain complex principles in common language.
• Manage workload among changing priorities, alternating between hands-on verification, validation, software development and automation.

Required education, certification, and experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering. Additional experience in lieu of education may be considered
• Ten (10) years minimum experience in test environment related to automation of hydraulic equipment or components; aerospace experience preferred.


Physical demands
• May require lifting, pulling, and carrying up to fifty (50) pounds
• Frequent bending, climbing stairs, pulling, pushing, and reaching overhead.
• Standing and or other active work for up to eight (8) hours per day. Sitting up to eight (8) hours per day, or a combination of sitting and standing.


Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations ("ITAR") and the Export Admininstration Regulations ("EAR"), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status in order to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability. Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem