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HR Generalist


West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Human Resources

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.

Short Description

Triumph Systems, Electronics & Controls is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter, and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 550 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket / spares end markets and thermal systems products.
We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to join our organization as an HR Generalist.  As a member of a small Human Resource’s team in a highly engineered, unionized manufacturing environment, you will be expected to work autonomously and use sound judgment in prioritizing work tasks while supporting members of the HR and management team to meet department & business objectives.  This position will also have significant interaction with both union and non-union personnel and will be expected to handle issues in a timely manner with discretion, confidentiality, and professionalism.  
The HR Generalist will be responsible for implementing and managing the necessary human resources strategy to meet the business objectives of the Company. Included are recruiting, organizational development, employee relations, salary administration, performance management, rewards & remuneration, succession planning, training & development, AAP and EEO related programs.


•Support the site Human Resources function in deploying HR policies, programs and initiatives including but not limited to employment, compensation, employee relations, training, talent acquisition and development, work practices and employee selection to improve the site’s organization capability.
•Support daily employee related activities and processes to promote positive employee relations.
•Conducts new employee orientations; monitors career pathing program, writes and places advertisements.
•Conduct recruiting activities which includes interviews and selection, insuring compliance with all regulatory requirements.
•Employment processing and recruiting requisition processing to ensure integrity in all HR systems with timely, accurate data entry & frequent audits.
•Conduct general or specific training sessions where needed.
•Provide counsel and support to resolve interpersonal conflicts and employee relations issues.
•Work with supervisors/managers on effective handling of retention, performance management, and engagement strategies.
•Supports compensation and performance evaluation programs.
•Develops and maintains affirmative action program; maintains other records, reports to conform to EEO regulations.
•Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
•Responsible for running and creating reports, analyzing information and providing/analyzing data.


•Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field preferred.
•5+ years related experience within a union manufacturing environment.
•Understanding of local labor considerations.
•Knowledge of HR/people systems (Knowledge of SuccessFactors a plus.)
•Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a diverse range of people in a fair and consistent manner
•Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
•Professional, exercise sound judgment and experience maintaining confidential information.
•Strong Microsoft Office computer skills and ability to quickly learn various programs.
•Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship on a permanent basis.

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