Triumph Group

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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition Number 
US-CA-El Cajon
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Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
Posted Date 
Engineering - 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 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.


Working from engineering design documents, prototypes, and/or change orders, prepares labor and cost estimates and determines equipment, tooling, materials, methods of manufacture and facilities required to produce a particular product in scheduled quantities and at the lowest cost consistent with quality specifications by performing the following duties.


  1. Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost effectiveness.
  2. Leads special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
  3. Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  4. Oversee and directs associate engineers on research and/or development projects associated with the design and development of new products and services.
  5. Determines the most cost-effective integrated fabrication and inspection method to meet customer requirements.
  6. Responsible for quality liaison with customers; has specific knowledge of all customer quality requirements and specifications and is ultimately responsible for delivered quality of assigned products.
  7. Resolves implementation and process problems and responds quickly to liaison requests related to manufacturing.
  8. Maintains close working relationships with all departments and individuals involved on assigned projects, and coordinates with customer representatives as necessary.
  9. Assist in the maintenance of a business culture which supports the Company’s overall business objectives and goals.
  10. Ensure proper safety procedure is followed within the team environment.
  11. Maintain clean work environment in full compliance with company, customer and government regulations.



This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • 4 years bachelors’ degree in mechanical or manufacturing engineering or equivalent in experience. Plus 10 years Manufacturing Engineer experience in a aerospace manufacturing environment – OEM environment.
  • Experience must be in a sheet metal forming processes (i.e. – drop hammer, hydro forming, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of ANSI Y 14.5 – geometric tolerancing and dimensioning.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively collaborate with co-workers and customers.
  • Prior experience in leading and providing technical leadership.
  • Ability to follow and comprehend verbal and written instructions as well as present information in both verbal and written form. Understand and analyze reports, legal documents and effectively present information to management and public groups.
  • Ability to perform mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts in all units of measurement in percentage, fractions and decimals as well as interpret graphs and technical drawings.
  • Must have a strong background in Heat Treat, Welding, and Machining.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and team environment.
  • Ability to learn basic computer skills.



Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables.



None Required.



Must be a US Person as defined under ITAR regulation to be considered.