Engineer, AME 3


Yakima, WA, US, 98903

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Operations

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.



Responsible for the creation, development, and enhancement of manufacturing processes used in the production of aerospace hydraulic actuators and their components.  Interpret design drawings and specifications, develop production planning, and support manufacturing processes.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops written manufacturing planning, sketches, and other work instructions in accordance with appropriate drawings and specifications to support site production.
  • Use of CAD systems to create fixturing, tooling, and manufacturing models to support the creation and development of manufacturing/machining processes.
  • Works closely with production operators, supervisors, and other functional teams to continually improve product flow and quality.
  • Initiates evaluates and implements process improvements. Understands manufacturing capacity and capabilities planning.
  • Evaluates and develops manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendor; and soliciting observations from operators.
  • Designs and develops tools (physical and analytical) to assist and improve production processes. Assures product and process quality.
  • Provides production support by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with government regulations.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing objectives laid out through site-wide initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience                  

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or related field plus 5 years of relatable experience required; OR
  • Associate's degree in an engineering field with 7 years of related experience required;
  • OR Ten (10) years of Aerospace, Automotive, or equivalent Manufacturing Engineering experience is required.
  • Solid working knowledge of engineering and manufacturing principles, high level of detail and organization, and a desire to gain experience in machining concepts.
  • Precision measuring tools, gauges, and other inspection devices
  • Part drawings/blueprints, dimensioning, and tolerancing Including GD&T
  • Aerospace industry specifications
  • Lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, and waste reduction concepts
  • General knowledge of metallurgical properties including heat treating various types of metals.


Other Qualifications                                          

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 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.


We offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA plans, STD, LTD, life insurance, AD&D, EAP, legal, ID theft, pet insurance, tuition assistance, 401k plan with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, PTO (Paid Time Off), 12 paid holidays and Washington paid sick leave.  Position Salary Range: $83,100 - $124,700 annually.   Hiring range and position pay range may differ, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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.

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Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima