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Mechanical Test Engineer - Hydraulic

Location: 

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.

Responsibilities

Position Profile: Test Engineer, Electro-mechanical 3
Triumph Title: Engineer, Electro-mechanical 3 
FLSA: Exempt
Reports to: Manager, Test Engineering

Summary  
Triumph Group is looking for a talented and energetic Hydraulic Engineer to support all phases of the product development and qualification testing.
The successful candidate will have Hydraulic Engineering skills including fluid power theory and related knowledge to design, test and troubleshoot operational civil/military hydraulic systems and applications. The qualified candidate must be a self-motivated individual who thrives in an environment that allows you to work both independently and collaboratively.

Essential Functions    
•    Complete fluid power systems experience with all types of hydraulic components including pumps, valves, actuators, etc.
•    Experience in civil/military equipment hydraulic and system design, and development.
•    Knowledge of piping and hose layout as well as reading, interpreting, and creating hydraulic & pneumatic schematics using Visio or similar.
•    Uses CAD system to create 3D models and assemblies using Creo Parametric or similar.
•    Ability to systematically solve hydraulic related problems and perform root cause analysis 
•    Experience with hardware devices such as fluid power control and measurement including PLC’s, DAQ, and other communication devices.
•    Ability to setup, program, and commission complex hydraulic and data acquisition systems.
•    Capable of translating product development and qualification specifications into a compliant test stand.
•    Solid understanding of fundamental and advanced hydraulic theory and the ability to apply knowledge in the design of complex hydraulic circuits in an OEM environment.
•    Knowledge of fluid power standard and equations and the ability to apply that knowledge to proper sizing of equipment.
•    Evaluate and implement new technologies for hydraulic product testing applications. 
•    Support Test Technicians, Test Engineers, and Design Engineers in equipment integration and commissioning.
•    Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements.

Qualifications

Competencies:
•    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.
•    Good organizational skills, and ability to independently manage multiple and conflicting priorities.
•    Strong leadership and project management skills and self-starter.

Supervisory responsibility:
The Mechanical Engineering role has no supervisory responsibilities.

Required education, certification, and experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.  Additional experience in lieu of education may be considered.
•    Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a hydraulic engineering environment. 
•    Certified fluid power hydraulic specialist (CFPS) or NFPA (National Fluid Power Association) is not required but will be considered favorably. 

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. 

Travel
Up to 10% travel required.

Other Duties:
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Export Administration 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.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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


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