Manufacturing Engineer

Location: 

West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Operations

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.

Business Overview

Location:  West Hartford, CT
Business Unit: Systems and Support
Function: Engineering (2nd Shift)

 

About Us
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.

 

Based in West Hartford CT, Triumph Systems, Electronics and Controls is a leading independent aerospace system supplier for the commercial and military helicopter and business jet markets and employs approximately 500 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, main fuel pumps and environmental control systems for both the OE and aftermarket/spares end markets.

 

We are rapidly growing and looking for people who feel rewarded by innovation, career growth, and making an impact and while working with state-of-the-art equipment on cutting-edge projects. If you’re ready to be challenged, inspired, and supported as you pursue your professional best, we hope you’ll explore a future with TRIUMPH.

Position

We have an exciting opportunity for a second shift, Manufacturing Engineer to join our West Hartford, CT team. The Manufacturing Engineer will develop robust processes for CNC and non-CNC machining centers. The position entails driving process improvements, ensuring components are manufacturable, and offer technical expertise to the production shop floor. Manufacturing support by way of technical dispositions, process documentation, and manufacturing controls are also required. Strong problem-solving skills is a must to eliminate waste and drive efficiency throughout the manufacturing process. Qualified candidates must have strong mechanical and manufacturing knowledge. Candidates must be fluent in CAD and CAM software. 

Responsibilities

•Plans and designs complete manufacturing processes utilizing various machining strategies to produce conforming parts consistently.
•Create manufacturing process documentation (process sketches, tool sheets, setup sheets, etc.)
•Properly utilize GD&T while drafting process sketches.
•Define necessary tooling and gages; and procure them when necessary.
•Using CAD for 3D modeling and drafting, design custom tooling, fixtures, and gages.
•Provide quotation for making parts in-house.
•Create programs for CNC machines. Troubleshoot and edit as necessary.
•Be knowledgeable about various manufacturing capabilities. Provide floor support and troubleshoot problems when issues arise.
•Review engineering designs and evaluate manufacturability of the part. Decide if part is to be accepted into production.
•Provide manufacturing process training to operators when necessary.
•Maximize efficiency by analyzing layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization.
•Develop and utilize analytical and visual tools to assist and improve production and planning processes.
•Perform root cause and correct action activities to support quality requirements.
•Analyze manufacturing capacity.
•Work closely with other departments to meet both internal and external customer expectations.
•Provide technical support regarding all safety and ergonomics issues within the manufacturing department.

Qualifications

•Minimum 2-year associate degree in an engineering related field
•3+ years of manufacturing or process planning experience.
•3+ years CNC machining experience
•CAD modeling and drafting experience using NX or equivalent.
•Programming CNC machines using CAM software.
•Ability to read, understand, and edit CNC programs (G & M codes)
•Capable of effectively reading blueprints, specifications, and repair/overhaul manuals
•Working knowledge of GD&T
•Strong analytical skills, including data mining, formatting, and analysis.
•Ability to create and manage manufacturing data, database reports, dashboards, and visualizations.
•Experience with ERP systems and data analytics
•Familiarity with aerospace quality systems and manufacturing requirements
•Gear manufacturing a plus
•Familiarity with aerospace standards a plus
•Good writing ability, strong computer knowledge, and must be self-motivated with good interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Benefits

•Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage with plan options that provide flexibility and choice (including telehealth options)
•Healthcare spending accounts
•Paid parental leave
•Paid/flexible time off in addition to paid company holidays
•401(k) with company match
•Employee Stock Purchase Plan
•Disability and life insurance
•Incentives and performance-based rewards
•Exciting growth and development opportunities empowered by our TRIUMPH Transformation and an entrepreneurial environment that encourages innovation and creativity

Vision and Mission

Our Vision:
As one team, we enable the safety and prosperity of the world.

 

Our Mission:
We partner with our Customers to TRIUMPH over their hardest aerospace, defense, and industrial challenges to deliver value to our stakeholders.

 

Our Values:
1.Integrity – Do the right thing for our stakeholders.  We value safety, diversity, and respect.
2.Teamwork – Win as One team-one company.  Solicit help and assist others.
3.Continuous Improvement – Pursue zero defect quality.  Attack problems and relentlessly raise the bar.
4.Innovation – Passion for growing the business.  Lead through ingenuity and entrepreneurship.
5.Act with Velocity – Partner, anticipate and communicate.  Proactively solve problems.

Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms: stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
 

EHS

Employees are responsible for the Health, Safety, and Welfare of themselves, the environment, and other people. All employees must comply with EHS policy training and instructions, help to maintain a safe and clean working environment, and use any Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided by the Company. Employees must report any accidents, incidents, and near misses to management. Additionally, employees are expected to notify management of any dangerous or potentially dangerous situations or practices.

Code of Conduct

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the TRIUMPH behaviors captured within our core values: Integrity, Teamwork, Continuous Improvement, Innovation, and Act with Velocity. Detailed definitions are below and performance metrics for each behavior can be found on our intranet and is embedded within our Performance Management processes.  All employees are expected to represent the values and maintain the standards contained in TRIUMPH’s Code of Conduct.

 

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. Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.    

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, 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