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Engineer, Quality

Location: 

Macomb, MI, US, 48042

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Quality

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.

Overview

Triumph Gear Systems – Macomb is a world class manufacturer and supplier of complex gear assemblies, detail gears, and an array of components servicing the aerospace industry. We are deeply passionate about providing quality parts that exceed our customer expectations.

 

We manufacture gearbox assemblies, complete transmissions, detail gears and housings utilizing the latest manufacturing technologies and have fully integrated product testing and assembly capabilities.  In the military and commercial marketplace for both fixed wing and rotary aircraft, we ensure a broad range of products and product support with a single point of contact on some of the world’s best-known civilian and military aircraft platforms.

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer for our Macomb, MI Location.
We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is able to work with minimal direction, has strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, and has the ability to successfully collaborate across organizations and functions.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Act as the key Quality interface between TGSM and assigned customer by assuring that customer needs are clearly communicated, understood, and adhered to.
  • Facilitate the development, institution, verification, and communication of zero defect plans internally and to customers.
  • Act as key Quality TGSM voice for interactions with Customer Supplier Quality representatives.
  • Daily collaboration with cross-functional teams including operations, engineering, manufacturing, and inspection to ensure high quality product is delivered to our customers
  • Understand and analyze complex problems and act as the facilitator for leading cross functional teams for customer required RCCAs and MRB submissions.  Work with Plant Quality Engineer as required.
  • Effectively communicate technical issues, solutions, ideas and concepts to a diverse audience including Program Managers, Customers, and Executive Management.
  • Ensure proper escalation of customer issues to Quality and Plant Management as required.
  • Support daily material review board dispositions in support of customer concession submissions.
  • Use data analytics for products/processes to investigate/ generate nonconformance history, trends, and establish PDCAs to reduce defects.
  • Conduct product/process audits and directly support the development of the Quality Management System.
  • Interact directly with the final inspection department and conduct inspections as required with inspection equipment.
  • Participate in program and quality assurance reviews
  • Develop APQP (FAIR/PPAP/FMEA/Control Plan) in support of new program launches and develop inspection plans to ensure adherence to customer specifications.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) and MBA is preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience, preferred in a Quality Role in a manufacturing environment

 

Thorough knowledge of:

  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Dimensional Inspection Techniques
  • AS9100 Experience
  • Advanced Quality Processes (PPAP, APQP, PFMEA, 8D, A3 Problem Solving) Compliance and Regulatory experience
  • Understanding and use of the DMAIC Process: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control
  • Facilitating effective Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA)
  • Material Review Board (MRB) standards, practices, and Customer engagement 
  • Utilizing Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. 

 

Skill to:

  • Understand and manage First Article Inspection
  • Six Sigma or lean transformation experience is a plus
  • Work independently
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Organize and prioritize multiple tasks

Triumph offers outstanding benefits, Including

  • 15 Days Paid Time Off (annual allotment), Prorated PTO based on date of hire
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • 2nd /Night Shift hourly positions receive 15% shift Premium
  • Health Insurance starting on your first day 
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • 401(k) Match (75% match up to 6%),
  • Company Employee Relations Team Events (i.e Holiday Party, Family trunk or treating, Car Show and much more!)
  • Recognition and Service Award Programs
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Onsite Fitness Center – Free!
  • Climate controlled environment

Additional Information

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.

 

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 . 

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


Nearest Major Market: Detroit