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Structural/FEA Engineer

Triumph Group

Triumph Group

West Hartford, CT, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Structural/FEA Engineer

Location: 

West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

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.

Overview

Location:  

West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

Business Unit:  Systems and Support

Function:  Engineering

 

About Us

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.

 

Based in West Hartford CT, Triumph Systems, Electronics and Controls is a leading independent aerospace system supplier for the commercial and military helicopter and business jet markets and employs approximately 500 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, main fuel pumps and environmental control systems for both the OE and aftermarket/spares end markets.

 

If you’re ready to be challenged, inspired, and supported as you pursue your professional best, we hope you’ll explore a future with TRIUMPH.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

The Structural/FEA Engineer is responsible for leading the creation and improvement of products that involve the engineering department. This includes the design, development, and analysis of aircraft fuel system components. 

 

•Perform relevant structural design analyses with respect to fuel pumping systems, vapor cooling systems, and/or actuation systems.
•Review customer requirements for understanding with the intention of providing analysis of mechanical solutions to thermal and engine system elements, such as vapor cycle compressors, thermal expansion valves, heat exchangers, fuel pumps & metering units, actuation systems and accessories.
•Able to create detailed and converged finite element analyses based on inputs from customer specifications and other engineering teams.
•Perform detailed design analyses and present results to customers in support of design reviews. 
•Able to recommend design feature modifications to alleviate stress concerns, while being mindful of impact to weight and manufacturability
•Extensive experience and proficient in ANSYS Workbench environment, v.2020R1 or newer; particularly with structural, vibration, and dynamics modules.
•Able to read and understand complex mechanical detail parts and assembly drawings.
•Able to read and understand hydraulic schematics.
•Ability and willingness to travel as required. 
•Strong technical communication skills (written and verbal).
•Self-motivated and ability to work independently with minimal guidance and as part of a team.
•Specific interest in turbine engine fuel/oil pump design, environmental control system packaging, component design and analysis. 

Qualifications

•BSME required, MSME preferred.  5 – 10 years of related experience preferred.
•Self-motivated and ability to work independently with minimal guidance and as part of a team.
•Familiar with 3D solid modelling, preferably SpaceClaim, Design Modeler, or NX.
•Familiar with MATLAB Simulink.
•Familiar with ANSYS classic interface and APDL language.
•Familiar with casting and machining principles including additive manufacturing.
•Specific interest in high speed rotating systems/assemblies and rotordynamics.
•Ability to meet project deadlines/schedule within budget.
•Must be US Citizen

Benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage with plan options that provide flexibility and choice (including telehealth options)
  • Healthcare spending accounts
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid/flexible time off in addition to paid company holidays
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Incentives and performance-based rewards
  • Exciting growth and development opportunities empowered by our TRIUMPH Transformation and an entrepreneurial environment that encourages innovation and creativity

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. All positions at Triumph 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  and comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.
 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here