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Manager II, Quality Mgmt

Triumph Group

Triumph Group

Quality Assurance
Macomb, MI, USA
Posted on Sunday, July 9, 2023

Manager II, Quality Mgmt


Macomb, MI, US, 48042

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Quality

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 Geared Solutions – Macomb is a world class manufacturer and supplier of complex gear assemblies, detail gears, and an array of components servicing the aerospace industry. We are deeply passionate about providing quality parts that exceed our customer expectations.


We manufacture gearbox assemblies, complete transmissions, detail gears and housings utilizing the latest manufacturing technologies and have fully integrated product testing and assembly capabilities.  In the military and commercial marketplace for both fixed wing and rotary aircraft, we ensure a broad range of products and product support with a single point of contact on some of the world’s best-known civilian and military aircraft platforms.

Job Summary

The Site Quality Manager at Triumph Geared Solutions - Macomb will be responsible for leading the TGSM Quality organization to drive best in class performance and drive a positive Quality and continuous improvement culture to effectively manage quality cost. This includes defining quality processes, standards, specifications, and other technical data necessary to meet manufacturing process requirements, FAA and Company quality requirements as well as supporting other functions in the pursuit of excellence. They will also oversee, monitor, and document employee training, performance, and compliance with Company policies and procedures. Responsibilities also include regular interactions with site-specific high-level customers. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the implementation of the site business strategy as well as promoting close collaborative interactions with the Engineering, Program Mgmt., Operations and Human Resources management teams.


  • Direct Quality staff functions such as Receiving Inspection, Quality Engineering, Material Review Board, Final Inspection to support production and provide Quality leadership / guidance on all process integrity concerns of the facility.
  • Chair and Corrective Action Boards to address trends across programs, value streams, and the site as a whole.
  • Manage the performance of the team, including development actions to further individual’s capabilities and eliminate single point failures.
  • Responsible for owning and maintaining the site’s Quality Management System, updating, and improving as necessary.
  • Be the primary point of contact for AS9100 audits and customer audits.
  • Promote people development by actively engaging in coaching, mentoring, knowledge transfer, training, performance management and career development.
  • Ensure adequate resources are in place for Quality compliance and cross training is performed to maximize the Quality staff.
  • Work collaboratively with all functions (Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain) on Quality matters.
  • Proactively drive the development of robust processes that are used by the business to control all aspects that may affect Quality of the product or service being provided.
  • Provides Quality leadership / guidance on relevant Quality Management System matters as well as product compliance.
  • Make decisions to protect product safety for products and services provided by their organizational unit.
  • Balance good compliance practices with other business initiatives to avoid conflict and allow all objectives of the business to be satisfied.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7+ years of Manufacturing and Quality Assurance experience in Aerospace or other complex manufacturing industry with exacting requirements
  • 5+ years of relevant people management
  • Experience with AS9100
  • Compliance and Regulatory experience
  • Strong Root Cause and Corrective Action skills
  • Ability to effectively lead a team of diverse backgrounds and experience
  • Competency and aptitude for influencing organizational cultural change
  • Organizational skills, creativity, problem solving, and visionary forward-thinking skills
  • Accomplished in building positive relationships with co-workers, suppliers, and customers
  • Strong facilitation, oral and written communications to all levels within the organization and external stakeholders
  • Possess a leadership style that is effective at influencing organizational cultural change
  • Proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with 3rd Party Registrars

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or similar STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)
  • Master’s degree in engineering, Business Administration, Quality Management, or similar
  • 10+ years of Manufacturing and Quality Assurance experience in Aerospace or other complex manufacturing industry with exacting requirements
  • AS9100 Lead Auditor Certification
  • Lean 6 Sigma Certification
  • Experience with SPC and Control Plans
  • Experience with Advanced Quality Processes (PPAP, APQP, PFMEA, 8D, A3 Problem Solving)
  • Experience with FAA and EASA regulations
  • Experience with Zero Defect Planning

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to remain seated for long periods of time while working on a computer or documentation, etc.
  • Must have manual dexterity to operate computer keyboard and standard office equipment.
  • Must be capable of withstanding long period of viewing data on a computer screen and/or paper format.

Additional Information

Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status in order to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.

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

Nearest Major Market: Detroit