• Engineer-Gen/Multi 3

    Location US-NC-Clemmons
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/3/2018 1:19 PM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Engineering - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    Triumph Group is looking for a talented and energetic Automation Engineer to support all phases of the product development and qualification testing.

    The successful candidate will have LabVIEW skills with experience in hydraulic test equipment automation. This position focuses on software and hardware design, with an emphasis on integrating instrumentation to test new hydraulic product designs. The qualified candidate must be a self-motivated individual who thrives in an environment that allows you to work both independently and collaboratively.


    Essential Functions                  

    • Development and/or modification of system life cycle documents such as User Requirements Specification (URS), Functional Specification (FS), and Software Design Specification (SDS).
    • Software development (LabView, PLC, Operator Interface, Database).
    • Design, implement, maintain, and improve electrical test equipment and components.
    • Full lifecycle application development. Designing, coding and debugging applications in various software languages.
    • Experience with hardware devices such as fluid power control and measurement including PLC’s, DAQ, and other communication devices.
    • Design common core software architectural for custom applications using a variety of test program sets.
    • Capable of translating product development and qualification specifications into a compliance automation hardware and software solution.
    • Design software in a real-time control and data acquisition close loop systems.
    • Evaluate and implement new technologies for hydraulic product testing applications.
    • Support Test technicians, Test Engineers, and Design Engineers in equipment integration and commissioning.
    • Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements.
    • Knowledge in developing test program for instrumentation such as Pressure Transducers, Flow Meters, Torque Transducers, Temperature (Thermocouple).
    • Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) such as Rockwell/Allen-Bradley, GE, Siemens, WAGO or Modicon.
    • Experience with signal conditioning of instrumentation such as drive speed, pressure transducers, load cells, flow meters and temperature sensors.

    Supervisory responsibility

    The Automation Engineering role has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Other Duties

    The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.




    • Must be able to respond effectively to unanticipated, time-sensitive and mission-critical test stand repair needs in a rapidly changing, high intensity environment.
    • Must be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with other members of the engineering team, as well as with production personnel and senior management.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including effective communications in English with the ability to explain complex principles in common language.
    • Manage workload among changing priorities, alternating between hands-on verification, validation, software development and automation.

    Required education, certification, and experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Software, Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering. Additional experience in lieu of education may be considered
    • Five to ten years’ experience in Test Engineering environment related to automation of hydraulic equipment or components; aerospace experience preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience developing in the LabVIEW environment; candidate will be responsible for the design, documentation, programming, and testing of automated systems.
    • Experience with automated control systems and hardware integration
    • Dasylab experience and Labview certification is a plus

     Physical demands

    • May require lifting, pulling, and carrying up to fifty (50) pounds
    • Frequent bending, climbing stairs, pulling, pushing, and reaching overhead.
    • Standing and or other active work for up to eight (8) hours per day. Sitting up to eight (8) hours per day, or a combination of sitting and standing.


    Up to 10% travel required.


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