• Product Quality Engineer

    Location US-CT-West Hartford
    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/4/2018 10:01 AM)
    Requisition Number
    13768
    # of Positions Remaining
    1
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    5
    Category
    Quality Assurance - All
    Security Clearance Required?
    No
    Shift
    1
    Relocation
    No
  • Overview

    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 Group is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
     
    Triumph Integrated Systems provides a full range of integrated solutions for aircraft manufactures around the globe. We partner with key manufacturers to produce crucial components, systems and subsystems required to help maintain a competitive and technological advantage. We provide design, development and support of internally designed components, subsystems and systems, as well as production of complex assemblies using external designs. 
     
    Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph Electrons and Controls employs approximately 500 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include specializing in the design, development, certification, manufacture and repair of fuel pumps, fuel metering units, fuel controls and electronic engine control systems for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft servicing military, commercial, regional and business jet market segments.
     
    We are seeking a Product Quality Engineer to join our West Hartford location. 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 in Engineering, Science, Technology, Quality or other technical field.
    • at least 3 years of experience in a Quality role within a complex manufacturing environment.
    • 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.
    • Software Skills: MS Office suite experience required (Powerpoint, Excel and Word)
    • Ability to interface effectively with all departments and levels of the Triumph organization as well as with customers.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
    • Aerospace and applicable regulatory authority knowledge/experience desired.
    • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 20%
    • Familiarity with Inspection Expert, Minitab, JDE and/or Teamcenter

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