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Triumph Group

Triumph Group

Yakima, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023

Yakima, WA, US, 98903

Business Unit: Systems and Support
Function: Operations

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.



Independently performs a variety of complex precision machining operations utilizing CNC or manual-controlled machine tools to produce components to exacting tolerances and dimensions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Setting up and operating a CNC and manually controlled machines such as lathes, milling machines, precision grinders, gun drills, etc. to make aerospace parts to sketch.
  • Using a variety of machinist hand tools and precision measuring instruments that monitor and verify drawing/work order requirements are being met.
  • Making standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, and tooling.
  • Monitoring and verifying quality in accordance with manufacturing planning, quality plans, and engineering drawings
  • Ensuring part quality by adjusting machine controls as necessary
  • Meeting production deadlines by following manufacturing schedule and procedures.
  • Working with support resources and cell leaders to resolve production problems when they arise.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment by adhering to safety policies, contributing to risk mitigation management teams, and keeping all work areas clean.
  • Contributing to team effort by maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Continuously striving to find ways to make the manufacturing process more efficient and effective.
  • Observing and listening to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools, following best machining practices.
  • Cleaning machine, tooling, parts, and performing machine TPM requirements.
  • Contributing to the overall effectiveness of the machine shop through participation in FOD, 5S, TPM, PM, and Process Improvement programs.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent required with 3 -5 years of machine operating experience.
  • Preferred 2-year technical degree in a related field.
  • Three years of experience running and setting up manually controlled machine tools; OR
  • One year of experience with multi-axis CNC machine tools.

Demonstrated Experience

  • Precision measuring tools, gauges, and other inspection devices
  • Part drawings/blueprints, dimensioning, and tolerancing
  • Shop math
  • Basic understanding and application of GD&T, CNC Machine tools and G-code, and DNC Controls.
  • Exposure to Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement concepts.

Other Qualifications

Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

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 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.

We offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA plans, STD, LTD, life insurance, AD&D, EAP, legal, ID theft, pet insurance, tuition assistance, 401k plan with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, PTO (Paid Time Off), 12 paid holidays and Washington paid sick leave. Position Pay Range: $20.49 - $28.93 / Hour. Hiring range and position pay range may differ, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima