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Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: 

West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

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 Engine Control Systems 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 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket/spares end markets.

 

The Mechanical Design Engineer is responsible for leading the creation and improvement of products that involve the engineering department. This includes the design, development, and testing of aircraft fuel and environmental control system components.

Responsibilities

 

  • Generate and perform relevant mechanical design and analyses with respect to dynamic fuel pumping systems, vapor cycle systems, and/or liquid cooling systems.
  • Package environmental fuels and control system components for airborne applications.
  • Lead engineering trade studies and analysis.
  • Perform detailed component design analyses and present results to customers in support of design reviews.
  • Troubleshoot fluid and mechanical systems.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 

  • Ability to create design layouts based on design inputs, from customer specifications and other engineering teams.
  • Ability to read and understand complex drawings.
  • Ability to read, understand, and develop hydraulic schematics.
  • Proficient in 3D solid modelling, preferably UG NX or Catia.
  • Proficient in understanding and applying GD&T requirements to new designs.
  • Able to perform complex assembly tolerance studies.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 

  • BSME with 5 – 10 years of related experience preferred.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently with minimal guidance and as part of a team.
  • Ability to meet project deadlines/schedule within budget.
  • Specific interest in environmental control system packaging, component design and analysis.
  • Specific interest in high speed rotating systems.
  • Specific interest in valve function and design.
  • Familiarity with casting and machining principles with interest in additive manufacturing.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required.

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