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Engineer, Project Mgmt 3


Shelbyville, IN, US, 46176

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.


Product configuration definition; layout and drawing preparation.  Development of models, tolerancing, work packages.  Close coordination with, and provide direction to designer/drafters supporting project completion.  Provide technical information and written descriptions for proposals and prepare detailed SOW.

Overall technical responsibility and ownership of assigned programs:

1. Define and manage resource requirments (staffing, tools, budget) for all engineering activities on these programs.

2. Develop program technical tasks schedule, help develop overall schedule.  Manage progress to schedule, and compliance with technical and program requirements, drawing releases, and technical integrity of product.

3. Lead customer interface efforts, specifically weekly update meetings, Preliminary Design Reviews, Critical Design Reviews, and Test Readiness Reviews.

4. Coordinate with Engineering Test Laboratory when preparing for and executing product maturity, safety of flight and full qualification testing.

5.Serve as technical interface with suppliers and customers; document meetings, discussion, decisions; concurrent development of data to support needs of internal customers.

6. Track, document, help negotiate constructive changes; ensure data releases are complete and accurate, on time.

Support  Design Manager, and Program Manager in successful completion of project objectives.  Close coordination with Manufacturing Engineering, Quality and Manufacturing for concurrent product definition, and in providing positive support to Factory.

Participate in process and product improvment efforts.  Support multiple projects simultaneously, work independently.  Actively participate in, and/or make technical presentations for internal and customer design reviews.  Support ISO procedures updates and audits.

Reports to: Hard line to Director of Engineering and Program Management.  Domestic and international travel required once Covid-19 restrictions lifted.


BS in Mechanical, Aeronautical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering, and relevant experience as defined below.  MS or graduate studies are a plus.  Should be familiar with Aerospace industry, mechanical systems, and military standards and practices. 

Experience in aerospace mechanical or structural design or analysis, and project engineering, preferably including: design and drawing release; mechanical, electrical, structural, or dynamic analysis; materials, processing and finish selection; specification interpretation and preparation; manufacturing and supplier support; testing and failure analysis; evaluation of new tools and methods; supplier and customer interface; preparation of statements of work, schedules, risk abatement plans, minutes, reports, design reviews; manage technical compliance; product and process improvement; technical negotiations and problem solving; root cause analysis.  

Experience in successful, on time, accurate execution of work packages and job assignments.  Strong interpersonal skills are required:  written and verbal communications; ability to work in a cross-functional, matrix environment; tact and diplomacy; problem resolution.  Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously.  Creativity, innovation, and ability to “see the big picture” are strongly desired.  Knowledge of both technical and business disciplines preferred. 

Must be computer literate (office automation software; engineering design, documentation, and analysis software).  Experience in 3D Design and Engineering software strongly desired (CREO/Pro-E preferred).- Years of work experience
- Travel 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

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis