Project Engineer 3

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 aerospace thermal systems, fuel pumps, fuel metering units, fuel controls, 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 our 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

  • Coordinate the daily activities of the technical team in the design and development of new products.
  • Prepare component specifications, test plans, and test reports.
  • Provide oversight of electrical, mechanical and system test activities (setup and testing)
  • Support diagnosis and troubleshoot of thermal system products, including compressors, controls, and test 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, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering required; MS degree a plus.
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in working in Aerospace Thermal Management Systems and/or similar mechanical/electrical 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.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

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.

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

 

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.

 

Work Environment and 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.

Environmental, Health, and Safety (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.

 

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