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Engineer, Mfg 2

Location: 

Forest, OH, US, 45843

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

• Evaluates complex manufacturing processes by conducting process analysis, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials, conferring with suppliers, and soliciting observations from operators/production technicians. 
• Develops complex manufacturing processes by studying product requirements, researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; and conferring with equipment suppliers. Prepares written and graphical work instructions to communicate manufacturing requirements to production personnel.
• Develops programs for machining parts, tools, or sheet metal on CNC controlled machine tools (G-code).  Makes proper cutter selections with consideration for speeds, feeds, cutter types, materials and control system limitations.  Selects program routines for efficient calculation of dimensional and machining requirements for each part.  Tests and modifies existing parts programs for engineering changes or program improvements. 
• Designs, develops and implements tools, dies, gauges, jigs, fixtures, prototype model production and machine attachments required for production or experimental use with consideration of accessibility, economy, mobility, and performance requirements.
• Refines and enhances products and processes by applying continuous improvement and key lean manufacturing/production principles and techniques to critical or high-impact areas of production.  May lead special projects for a variety of products and processes.
• Frequent formal and informal customer interface to present program status, including analysis of product failure, probable cause, and corrective plan.
• Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, equipment layout and establishing and implementing “design for manufacture and assembly” plans.  Assures process control and reliability for broad areas of manufacturing that may include supplier base as appropriate.
• Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods, testing finished product and process capabilities, and establishing standards to confirm and validate manufacturing process requirements.  Determines root cause of failures using statistical methods (e.g. design of experiment, statistical process control) that may result in changes in design, tolerances, or processing methods.
• Recommends and implements changes to manufacturing processes by analyzing production, labor standards, and material costs, reviewing production schedules, and estimating future requirements.  Performs program reviews of technical issues at supplier base or assist suppliers to initiate continuous improvement processes.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications, establishing industry networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, and/or participating in professional associations.

Qualifications

• BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology or equivalent
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in an Engineering and / or Manufacturing environment.  Preferred emphasis in Tool / Fixture design, CNC machining programming and New Product Introduction
• Strong knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
• Must be able to create and implement assembly/process documentation and provide training to personnel
• Working familiarity with MasterCAM, SolidWorks and Autocad
• Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
• Due to our company’s position as a key supplier to the US defense industry.  All candidates must possess permanent authorization to work in the United States.

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