• Summer Intern-Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer

    Location US-CT-West Hartford
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/13/2018 3:44 PM)
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    Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • 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 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.


    Triumph Electronics and Control is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter, and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 530 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket/spares end markets.



    Triumph is actively recruiting a summer 2019 Industrial Engineering intern to support a range of responsibilities in a high pace manufacturing production environment. The internship provides a college-level student with practical experience related to his or her major that will enhance and complement classroom learning.



    • Assist in the implementation of new factory floor Inventory layout redesign to promote optimal manufacturing flow and inventory space conservation
    • Support  manufacturing/operations processes aimed at improving productivity, implementing continuous improvements, operational efficiencies and to reduce cost while ensuring quality standards are maintained.
    • Design systems to integrate workers, machines, and information to make products or provide services
    • Develop fixtures and tooling, manufacturing or process layout, work instructions
    • Eliminate waste in production or manufacturing processes
    • Develop and report performance metrics
    • Implement corrective actions
    • Design and develop manufacturing methods to increase effectiveness, efficiency, and space.


    • Junior or Senior Year, minimum GPA of 3.0.
    • Pursuing a bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering
    • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies
    • Innovative approach for driving process efficiencies and cost reduction
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent analytical, and problem solving skills
    • Good writing ability
    • Self-motivated with positive interpersonal and team skills
    • Good interpersonal skills with ability to work with all levels in the organization
    • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a US Permanent Resident


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