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Program Manager


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.



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 employees. 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.


Triumph is currently seeking a Program Manager who will be accountable for the planning, directing, and execution of programs, including full life cycle management of products per assigned Customer Accounts.




The Program manager is responsible for overall customer account management and serves in a critical customer-facing role; tasks and activities can include:


  • Coordinate/lead multiple projects of med-high complexity and risk or projects with multiple sub-projects.
  • Drive relevant project and project status communications; Monitor progress through project reviews.
  • Manage and work through IPT teams to ensure that the program benefits are achieved.
  • Execute, monitor and control the schedule, cost deliverables, risk management and scope to meet stakeholder expectations.
  • Work with functional managers and department heads to allocate resources to the project team. Proactively manages for resource conflicts and constraints.
  • Leverage the use of the Triumph Product Development process to support New Product Introductions.
  • Operates across the enterprise to resolve elevated issues internally and with the customer, working to ensure removal of roadblocks to success.
  • Coordinates with Business Development and Contracts Administration to act as the primary leads for customer contact.
  • Presents and represents program status to customer and Triumph senior leadership
  • Participate in strategic planning/financial planning processes
  • Accountable for scope change management within the project. Responsible for orchestrating response to customer scope changes in collaboration with Business Development and the project team
  • Lead or support continuous improvement initiatives, including Kaizen events.
  • Participate in and support new business development activities, including customer meetings, technology roadmaps, and proposals.




  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in Engineering or another technical field preferred.
  • 7 years of related Program/Project management experience is required. Experience in an aerospace, defense or other engineering/manufacturing industry is preferred
  • Must have good command of project management methodologies (e.g. PMI-PMBOK or equivalent). PMP or equivalent certification is preferred.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Quality, specifically Six Sigma, Lean and continuous improvement philosophies.
  • Proficiency with MS-Project program scheduling/resource allocation planning tools is essential.
  • Strong business acumen coupled with aptitude and motivation to learn new functions and expand areas of expertise.
  • Effective strategic, long-term and planning thought processes
  • Manage all major issues in primary practice areas with minimal supervision.
  • Comfortable in giving presentations to senior leadership
  • Focused on customer needs, builds and maintains trust in relationship
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally, 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