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Quality 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 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.

 

This role will provide quality assurance engineering support to internal and external customers and all departments of the organization. This position will be instrumental in implementing the Quality Assurance strategy of the company to ensure continuous flow of products consistent with established industry standards, government regulations, and customer requirements.

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and analyze statistical and product/process performance data to recommend and implement improvements in the electronics value stream.  Provide Quality support with the objective of improving process performance and capability.
  • Execute the initiatives of the organization in the development, implementation, and improvement of the appropriate Quality Management Systems throughout the operation with all the documentation required. This includes providing advanced quality planning support in the development and launch of new products, processes, and services, along with continuous improvement of existing product lines.
  • Provide Quality interface and expertise between the organization and its customers to proactively assure that needs and expectations are understood and satisfied.  This includes contract review/flow down, the compliance management process, and the implementation of corresponding corrective/preventive actions.
  • Provide expertise in Quality Assurance and process improvement tools and methods to support continuous improvement activities.
  • Develop, implement, and audit inspection and test plans, standards and acceptance criteria, and procedures/work instructions. Facilitate the investigation and elimination of quality problems and follow-up on corrective actions.
  • Participate in all aspects of product development and launch activities. Efforts in this area include the identification of customer expectations, manufacturing and test support requirements, design reviews, evaluation of test programs, development of inspection requirements, and management of costs.

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Science, Technology, Quality, or other technical field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a Quality role within a complex manufacturing environment.
  • Aerospace and applicable regulatory authority knowledge/experience desired.
  • Must have thorough understanding of problem solving methods, i.e., 8D, root cause analysis, etc., and the associated statistical tools used to analyze problems.
  • Knowledge of effective new product development and launch system. Strong knowledge of the associated tools such as PFMEA, Control Plans, Characteristic Matrix, Gage Capability, Process Capability, Process Flow, Preventive Maintenance, etc.
  • Understanding of standards, implementation, and certification process of Quality Management Systems such as AS9100, ISO-9001, or any other industry-specific standard or regulation.
  • Capable of preparing First Article Inspection Reports per AS9100 and presenting same to customers.
  • Ability to interface effectively with all departments and levels of the Triumph organization as well as with customers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • MS Office suite experience required, including expertise in Powerpoint, Excel and Word
  • Travel: Ability and willingness to travel approximately 20%
  • Familiarity with Inspection Expert, Minitab, JDE and/or Teamcenter preferred

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