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Engineer, Supplier Quality 3

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.

Responsibilities

This position is part of the Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) team supporting the Triumph Integrated Systems business unit, and reports to our Supplier Quality Manager. The selected candidate will provide subject matter expertise throughout the supply chain, performing product acceptance and supplier performance management on behalf of all the Triumph Group Companies.

 

The selected candidate will have experience in Supplier Quality Management.  Be accountable for collaborating with team members at our Triumph companies and their respective suppliers, evaluate and recommend solutions that involve technical and contractual issues throughout the supply chain. The candidate duties will include but are not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Partner with Supply Chain Management personnel in supporting suppliers performance improvement activitiesThis position is part of the Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) team supporting the Triumph Integrated Systems business unit, and reports to our Supplier Quality Manager. The selected candidate will provide subject matter expertise throughout the supply chain, performing product acceptance and supplier performance management on behalf of all the Triumph Group Companies.
  • Source inspection, first article inspection, Production Process Baseline, surveillance, and product line validations as outlined by AS9102 and applicable company and industry standards.
  • Participate (as required) in Supplier's RCCA and Material Review Board (MRB) activities.
  • Ensure supplier contract flow-down requirements are implemented and verified and interfaces with supplier daily.  
  • Drive strategies resulting in optimal business methods and practices for strengthening the Quality Management System
  • Identifying solutions to complex problems with a focus on continual improvement practices to drive Corrective Action and Preventive Action
  • Develop and implement processes to optimize program execution while driving out risks

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Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10+ years related professional experience, 3-5 years related supplier quality management experience
  • Aerospace experience is preferred; manufacturing is required.
  • Green Belt or Black Belt, CQE/CMQOE certification.
  • Demonstrated quality science expertise the following areas:  Practical understanding of System/Process thinking (Deming). Statistical analysis, statistical process control, sampling, Six Sigma, FAI, PPAP, APQP, PFMEA process auditing or validation, corrective action validations, and supplier quality management. 
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills needed for collaboration, communication, and presentations.  
  • Must have strong problem-solving abilities and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work within the supply chain to identify and drive root cause and corrective action utilizing quantitative, qualitative analytical capabilities to communicate and influence others in a concise, data driven manner.
  • Must have practical knowledge of one or more RCCA Root cause analysis tools (8D, A3, Apollo), High energy, self-starting, team player who achieves goals and continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS office tools.  Understanding and experience with AS9100, AS9145, AS9103, AS9117.
  • This position may be located or touring facilities which  require special access, therefore qualified candidates must have the appropriate clearances.
  • Ability to travel at a minimum of 50%.

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