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OpCo Director, Engineering

Location: 

Park City, UT, US, 84098

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.

Overview

 

Triumph Geared Solutions is an Operating Company, comprised of two facilities, within the Triumph Group that provides a full range of integrated solutions for aircraft manufactures around the globe. We partner with key manufacturers to produce crucial components, systems and subsystems required to help maintain a competitive and technological advantage. We provide design, development and support of internally designed components, sub-systems, and systems, as well as production of complex assemblies. We are currently seeking an experienced, dynamic individual for the position of Director, Engineering to manage the entire engineering department, overseeing the design and development of new products as well as the support of existing fielded products.  This position is responsible for staffing, managing project timelines and budgets.

 

The Director, Engineering is based in Park City, UT and has the responsibility across all Geared Solutions.  At this facility, Triumph employs approximately 50 engineering and test personnel. The Engineering and Test Department does mechanical design and development of geared products, prototyping, test infrastructure design, as well as design improvements and support for legacy and production programs.  


Key products and services include design, development, manufacture and support of highly engineered aero gears (complex spiral bevel gears/pinions, helical gears, bull gears, spur gears), gear components, machined housings, integrated gearboxes, airframe mounted accessory drives (AMAD), engine mounted accessory drives (EMAD) and rotorcraft transmissions, spanning commercial and military fixed-wing and rotorcraft applications.

Responsibilities


Partnering with the site General Managers, the Director, Engineering will:


•    Assure that product safety and integrity are never compromised.
•    Oversee the technical integrity of gear box (AMAD / EMAD) and geared actuator product design and development.  Ensure sound, validated analytic and test methods and procedures are used in the development of all products.
•    Lead the Engineering Team in the successful execution of product development programs for new or modified product from concept design through production transition
•    Interface with customers to coordinate high level program activity or resolve issues.  Ensure Technical Reviews are comprehensive, assess all aspects of the development phase, identify risks, are compliant, and completed with appropriate documentation.
•    Ensure new product development procedures are adhered to and that recommendations for continuous improvement relative to lessons learned are communicated and incorporated into revised processes.
•    Review and approve new product program proposals
•    Assess engineering talent and identify gaps in engineering skills with proposed training for existing engineering or identified skills requirements for hiring upgrades in talent.
•    Set the technical direction of Geared Solutions identifying new technologies to advance Geared Solutions position in industry or improve current product lines to increase margins.  Identify process and product improvements and implement changes.
•    Support Geared Solutions general management in ensuring that engineered product meets financial objectives through implementation of acceptance tests and build standards that align with Design to Cost (DTC) costs.
•    Support Operations with product test stands and services
•    Top level responsibility for budget and schedule performance.

Qualifications


•    BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering required, MS degree a plus.
•    15+ years of relevant product development experience with aerospace gear systems, transmissions, actuation, or similar related industry preferred (Candidates with less experience but with exceptional aptitude and attitude will be considered.)  
•    Prior proven leadership experience.
•    Ability to review and confirm substantiation of designs and analysis.
•    Strong verbal written, and presentation skills 
•    Experience in working and leading product development teams, reviewing project plans, and risk assessments necessary for successful program execution. 
•    Knowledge of aircraft MRO practices is preferred.
•    Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without 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.

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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