Triumph Group

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Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition Number 
US-CT-West Hartford
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Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
Posted Date 
Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
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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 currently seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join our team in West Hartford. You will develop robust process instructions for assembling and testing hydro-mechanical fuel controls as well as support the production area by providing technical guidance and troubleshooting skills for the various pumps and controls.


  • Improve productivity performance by reducing waste and improving the processing for units.
  • Improve quality performance by identifying and eliminating the variation in the process.
  • Provide technical support for units that don’t achieve acceptable test results.
  • Provide technical support regarding all safety and ergonomics issues within the area.
  • Drive cost reductions to support the business performance.
  • Lead root cause and corrective actions activities to support our quality requirements for our products.
  • Work closely with Team Leaders, Engineering, Quality, and Supply Chain in order to meet customer expectations.
  • Design and procure tooling and gaging to support the assembly and test process instructions.
  • Effectively evaluate component parts that are nonconforming and disposition as required.
  • Review internal rejection reports for disposition of non-conforming material.
  • Perform root case analysis and corrective actions on non-conforming hardware. Conduct follow-up actions on the next unit build to ensure counter measures are successful and sustainable.
  • Maintain good working relationship with customers. Keep customers informed of quality problems and solutions as necessary.
  • Train employees as necessary with the processes for building and testing units.
  • Develop quotations for new products in development.
  • Lead the introduction of new units into Operations.
  • Review and accept engineering drawings for assembly and test of legacy and new products.
  • Lead PPAP, MPC, PFMEA and SPC activities with other supporting team members in the hydro-mechanical area.
  • Use Lean, Six Sigma, A3 and other problem solving tools in driving to root cause and developing corrective actions.
  • Lead continuous improvement teams focused on waste reduction and first pass yield improvements.
  • Perform other tasks as required or assigned.


  • 1 to 2 years manufacturing engineering experience within a manufacturing environment leading and participating in complex projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field is required; GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Prior related manufacturing internship experience preferred.
  • Understands and uses continuous improvement tools
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels in the organization while remaining customer oriented
  • Applies proven technology independently
  • Technical and test experience in fluid handling equipment preferred
  • Aerospace industry experience preferred


All Positions at Triumph Engine Control Systems 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.


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