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Project Engineer, Mechanical

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 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 Group is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
 
Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph Electronics and Control employs approximately 500 people.  The Company’s key products and services include the design, development, certification, manufacture and repair of fuel pumps, fuel metering units, fuel controls, thermal systems and electronic engine control systems for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft servicing military, commercial, regional and business jet market segments.

 
We are currently seeking an experienced Project Engineer to join our Project Engineering Group to support Hydromechanical and/or Thermal Systems product design and development. This person will demonstrate the ability to execute successful product development programs for new or modified product on schedule and within budget from concept design through production transition.

Responsibilities

  • Effectively lead the integrated product team in the development of new products
  • Communicate with the customer on technical and project related topics
  • Prepare component specifications, test plans, and test reports
  • Provide oversight of mechanical and hydromechanical test activities (setup and testing)
  • Organize team level RCCA activities to diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical products, including hydromechanical controls and/or thermal systems.
  • Review/monitor schedule and budget commitments relative to assigned projects and communicate risks to management.
  • Ensure new product development procedures are adhered to and that recommendations for continuous improvement relative to lessons learned are communicated and incorporated into revised procedures.
  • Support Operations in ensuring that engineered product meets financial objectives through implementation of acceptance tests and build standards that align with Design to Cost (DTC) costs.
  • Identify process and product improvements (new products and legacy products) and implement changes.
  • Multi-task, execute cross-functional activities, and drive projects to successfully meet key milestones.
  • Foster good working relationships with customers, suppliers and internal departments.

Qualifications

  • BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering required; PMP certification, MS or MBA degree a plus.
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in working in Fuel Controls, Engine Controls, Hydraulic Actuation Systems, Aerospace Thermal Systems or similar mechanical products.
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings.
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Experience working in and leading product development teams, creating project plans, performing risk assessments and working resource plans necessary for successful program execution.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. 

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