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Quality Technologist

Location: 

West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Quality

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 Electronics & Control 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 500 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.

The Quality Technologist – for Systems & Compliance is responsible for providing support in multiple ways within the Quality System. With guidance and direction from senior level staff, you will execute specific organizational plans and quality improvement activities in targeted areas of the organization as well as provide quality assurance support to the quality organization and other departments of the organization as well as customers, suppliers, and partners in specific domain of expertise.

In this position, you will also execute the Quality Assurance strategy of the organization in a support capacity to ensure continuous production of products and services consistent with established industry standards, government regulations and customer requirements. This includes supporting the generation of driver metrics as part of the continuous improvement philosophy.

Triumph Electronics & Control 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 500 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.

The Quality Technologist – for Systems & Compliance is responsible for providing support in multiple ways within the Quality System. With guidance and direction from senior level staff, you will execute specific organizational plans and quality improvement activities in targeted areas of the organization as well as provide quality assurance support to the quality organization and other departments of the organization as well as customers, suppliers, and partners in specific domain of expertise.

In this position, you will also execute the Quality Assurance strategy of the organization in a support capacity to ensure continuous production of products and services consistent with established industry standards, government regulations and customer requirements. This includes supporting the generation of driver metrics as part of the continuous improvement philosophy.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Quality organization in maintaining compliance to all required internal and external standards. Understand and follow all procedures and standards required to perform the duties of the position. Declare and supports investigation for any escapes that might occur following approved methods. Contribute to applicable root cause and corrective action requirements.
  • Develop and analyze data as well as product and process performance as tasked and recommend improvement plans in targeted areas. Support implementation of the plans.
  • Initiate efforts to become certified in specific process areas such as Non-Destructive Test, Calibration, Metrology, Performance Testing, Laboratory, Internal audit. In support of required duties associated with the process. Develop planning to become certified in required areas.
  • Support 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 would include providing quality planning support in the development and launch of new products, processes, and services.
  • Participate in the internal Quality System Audit program for the organization. Support the process in various capacities such as being on an audit team, helping to develop root cause and corrective action as applicable as well as improving the audit process. Facilitate customer or regulatory audits.
  • Provide support to the organization in their continuous improvement activities.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s/Technical Degree (two years) (in appropriate discipline - Engineering / Science / Technology / Quality, etc.), BS degree a plus.
  • 1 to 2 years of related experience is desirable; may consider a recent new grad with related internship experience within a Quality function. (Salary range 65K to 75K depending upon level of experience.)
  • Basic understanding of problem-solving methods such as 8D, Root Cause Analysis, etc., and the associated statistical tools used to analyze problems is needed.
  • Basic knowledge of Quality Management System standards, implementation, and certification processes such as AS9100, ISO-9001 or other industry specific standards.
  • Knowledge of requirements needed for customer specific QMS certification programs.
  • Prior continuous improvement activities preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of the tools and techniques of Lean Manufacturing needed, such as Value Stream mapping, 5S-Workplace Organization, Continuous Flow Manufacturing, Set-Up Reduction, etc.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt experience a plus.

 

All Positions at Triumph Electronics & Control require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US Citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents (*green card holders*) and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.

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