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Analyst, Quality Assurance


Yakima, WA, US, 98903

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.


Job Title: Senior Analyst, Calibration Technician

Role Activities/Job Description: 

The Senior Analyst Calibration Technician will organize and coordinate all calibration activities including creation of calibration polices within the company. Responsibilities include calibration of automated hydraulic test stands, software, electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, and electronic measuring, recording, and indicating instruments and equipment for conformance to established standards and assists in formulating calibration standards by performing the following duties.
Essential Functions of the Job :

•    Maintain database of calibrated parts and update TAS-Y numbers, part locations, and calibration due dates.
•    Coordinate closely with QA on calibration. QA will maintain inspection and production parts. The technician will maintain calibration on all engineering test equipment.
•    All the following gages / instruments will be calibrated in-house by the calibration technician. This equipment may be sent outside depending on internal capacity.
o    Pressure Transducers
o    Temperature Transmitters
o    String Pots and other Linear Displacement Transducers
o    Signal Conditioners/Amplifiers
•    Update a list of parts and calibration due dates that will be posted on each individual test system
•    Remove and re-install parts.
•    When a part is re-installed, update the new scale parameters in Measurement and Automation Explorer software, or communicate with the Electrical Engineering Test Manager to have the scale adjusted.
•    Basic mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, or software test setups. Requisition necessary equipment and materials as required.
•    Set-up instrumentation, measurement system, and equipment to achieve technical objectives; Includes, but not limited to, computer equipment, data acquisition, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, transducers, etc. 
•    Ensure that all parts are properly etched with TAS-Y numbers or that the calibration stickers are clear-coated.
•    Sets up, troubleshoots, and calibrates test stand instrumentation utilizing data acquisition software, (flow meters, pressure, torque transducers, etc.
•    Sets up, troubleshoots, and calibrates test stand instrumentation utilizing data acquisition software, (flow meters, pressure, torque transducers, etc.
•    Sets up, test and calibrates hand gages (micrometers, height gages, thread gages, etc.).
•    Maintains calibration records using GageTrak software and communications detailed instrument calibration information.
•    Maintains cleanliness and general upkeep of calibration areas.
•    Contributes to team effort working with other departments in tackling problems, generation new ideas and alternative solutions to calibration concerns.
•    Requires dependability in attendance, ability to work independently, handle change, stay focused under pressure, and willingness to work overtime as needed.
•    Contributes to team effort by maintaining a positive outlook.
•    Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements.
•    Other duties as assigned to ensure customer needs are met.


Education and Experience:
•    Instrumentation / and or Industrial Automation Technology Degree / Certification from a Technical Institute.
•    Optional - A.A. Degree in Electrical/Electronics
•    Preferred - 5 years’ experience as a technician a plus
•    Experience with ERP/ MRP systems a plus
•    Aerospace industry experience a plus

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
•    Proficient in MS office, especially Excel
•    Detail oriented, prompt, organized 
•    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•    Able to work with minimal supervision, both alone and in teams 
•    Experience with LabVIEW and Measurement and Automation Explorer a plus
•    Trigonometry and calculus level math skills
•    Some computer programming experience is a plus

Supervisory Responsibilities:
•    Not required but is a plus

Physical Demands:
•    Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the production facility
•    Occasional heavy lifting required

Personal Protective Equipment:
•    Safety Glasses required in the production shop

Work Environment:
•    Work performed in shop environment, concrete floors
•    No travel required

May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima