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Mechanical Engineer


Gloucester, GB, GL2 9QL

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.

Type of role:     Permanent
Location:     Cheltenham base, with remote working opportunity.
Hours:     Nominally 37 hours per week, additional hours may be required as necessary to meet business commitments.
Travel:    Occasional UK and/or Overseas travel to customers and other Triumph sites


Triumph UK is growing. Following the last two years of challenges of the global pandemic, we at Triumph UK are preparing for the future.  We are a key supplier of Landing Gear Actuation System components, both hydraulic and electro-mechanical. We also exploit this technology in complimentary areas of aerospace and other safety critical applications. Working with key customers, such as Airbus, Boeing and BAE, we are bringing new products to market and refreshing our offering to provide additional performance and cost benefits.  Triumph is not only progressive in terms of products but also provides flexible working opportunities. Our technical development centre in the Cheltenham area forms the hub for our development activities and face to face collaboration but we also value the use of remote working to promote flexibility and work life balance.  We are looking for talented and ambitious engineers to join our team and be part of our future success.

Role Summary:
As a Mechanical Engineer you will have a diverse opportunity to learn and develop the skills required to take customer requirements and develop them into a world class product and achieve Entry-Into-Service.  Also learn from real-life challenges of sustaining a product in service, these are invaluable experiences for the future design of our products. Joining our engineering team offers the opportunity to participate in all technical disciplines throughout the product life cycle; such as Design, Analysis (Stress and Performance), Safety and Reliability, Test and Manufacturing Support.  This will provide a solid foundation for your engineering career and ensure that everyday brings a new challenge.

Requirement of the Role: 
•    Interpret customer's requirements/specification.
•    Complete a breadth of activities including but not limited to Design, Analysis (Stress and Performance), Safety and Reliability, Test and Manufacturing Support.
•    Create and modify technical documentation (e.g. models, drawings, procedures and reports).
•    Ensure that the product meets safety, performance, weight, schedule, cost and reliability requirements.
•    Contribute and assist in design reviews.
•    Hands on involvement in product development and qualification testing.
•    Use design and test evidence to verify of requirements and ultimately support certification.
•    Identify and communicate technical risks to projects stakeholders.
•    Participate in cross-functional teams and support problem solving and corrective action activities to resolve design issues, Production test failures and customer returns/failures.
•    Support engineering changes, using Documentation Control Tools.

Requirements of the individual
•    Essential

o    A solid engineering background - Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a related discipline (or qualified to an equivalent level) / or equivalent experience.
o    Experience of designing similar equipment mechanical and/or hydraulic products, preferably mechanisms.
o    Good practical knowledge and technical reasoning skills.
o    Appreciation of the drivers / requirements of procurement, Design for Manufacture, Production and Quality. 
o    Good written and verbal communication skills.
o    Excellent skills with MS office applications.

•    Desirable

o    Experience of designing from customer specifications using 2D & 3D design tools, [Triumph tool – SolidWorks].
o    Experience of completing analysis in support designs [Triumph tools –  MathCAD / Ansys].
o    Good knowledge and experience of mechanical components, geometric tolerancing, processing, precision machining, castings, forgings, metallic materials, military and industry standards.
o    A good understanding of Reliability, Safety / Airworthiness, Production methods, Materials and Processes, and Stress and Performance analysis. 
o    Understanding of Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA).
o    Experience using problem solving tools (8D, 5Why and other Lean tools).

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.

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