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Metallurgical Engineer


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.




  • Oversee material hardness testing in accordance with ASTM E-384, ASTM E-18, ASTM E-92 and ASTM E-140 standards; Provide technical support for existing equipment and processes in a manufacturing environment to ensure optimum efficiency is achieved.


  • Provide technical assistance in heat treatment testing and validation methods and equipment specifications to ensure compliance with internal and external heat treatment requirements.


  • Participate in assessments of heat treat capacity and help define capacity & equipment needs for all heat treating assets; Conduct process capability studies, calculate statistical information, and interpret results.


  •  Develop training programs and oversee the training of plant personnel in the operation of new and existing systems.


  •  Solve difficult and complex heat treating problems; Collaborate with the Materials group on the above activities to ensure alignment with corporate standards for heat treated product.


  •  Independently manage multiple projects and activities to meet safety, quality, cost, delivery, and continuous improvement goals while meeting planned deadlines.


  •  Follow all prescribed safety rules and regulations; and Perform related duties as assigned by leadership.




  • Bachelor’s degree in the area of Metallurgical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in a metallurgical testing environment in an aerospace environment. Familiarity/experience with AS9100 and NADCAP Heat Treating regulations/compliance and ASTM & ASM standards.
  • Fundamental knowledge of microstructure-property relationships in case and through-hardened steels used in bearings and gears.
  • Practical experience with alloy and process selection, application specific characterization and specification development for metallic materials used in bearing assemblies for aerospace/defense and medical device applications.
  • Experience in failure analysis and failure prevention methods and activities 
  • Strong ability to prioritize multiple issues under pressure and continuously lead change
  • Knowledge of GDT.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels.
  • Ability to travel to suppliers to help analyze and address metallurgical problems.
  • Excellent problem solving and ability to use basic, intermediate, and advanced quality tools. 
  • Experience utilizing quality tools to solve HT problems.
  • Genuine self- guided work ethic and natural attention to detail
  • Proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. 
  • Experience with New Product Introduction and Program Start-up

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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Nearest Major Market: Detroit