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 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.
We are rapidly growing and looking for people who feel rewarded by innovation, career growth, and making an impact and while working with state-of-the-art equipment on cutting-edge projects. 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.
About the Job
We are seeking a highly motivated Senior ThermalSystems Engineer for our West Hartford, CT team. The Thermal Systems Engineer will work closely with customers, the Program Management organization, and other engineering disciplines in a team environment to develop and support products such as (Vapor Cycle) Environmental Control Systems (VCS/ECS) for commercial and military ground and airborne platforms, high-power motors, and embedded firmware controllers.
Conducting and coordinating detailed phases of new product development work as the program technical lead.
Working directly with internal and external customers and suppliers to resolve technical issues, including presentations to company and customer executives throughout the product life cycle.
Defining system and component level functional, performance, and interface requirements necessary to comply with customer requirements.
Defining control law, built-in test, software, safety, reliability, and maintainability requirements for the product.
Performing system modelling and system requirements validation.
Performing thermal analysis of vapor cycle systems to verify the proposed design meets product performance requirements.
Performing system integration, design assurance testing, and qualification testing.
Supporting customer aircraft/system testing.
Providing specialized support in technical, programmatic, or team problem solving.
Additional duties include assurance of close integration and open communication between all engineering functions.
The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in the commercial and military aircraft business and possess many of the attributes listed below:
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering. Master’s Degree a plus.
At least 7 years of prior related Thermal Systems Engineering experience.
Work requires a broad technical knowledge in mechanical and thermal design and analysis, system and feedback controls performance, fluid dynamics, test engineering and a good knowledge of principles and practices of related specialties.
Demonstrated capabilities in failure analysis and troubleshooting complex systems.
Knowledge of thermal heat transfer or refrigeration cycles preferred.
Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
Ability and willingness to travel approximately 5%.
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.
Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
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
As one team, we enable the safety and prosperity of the world.
We partner with our Customers to TRIUMPH over their hardest aerospace, defense, and industrial challenges to deliver value to our stakeholders.
Integrity – Do the right thing for our stakeholders. We value safety, diversity, and respect.
Teamwork – Win as One team-one company. Solicit help and assist others.
Continuous Improvement – Pursue zero defect quality. Attack problems and relentlessly raise the bar.
Innovation – Passion for growing the business. Lead through ingenuity and entrepreneurship.
Act with Velocity – Partner, anticipate and communicate. Proactively solve problems.
Work Environment and Physical Demands: The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms: stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS): Employees are responsible for the Health, Safety, and Welfare of themselves, the environment, and other people. All employees must comply with EHS policy training and instructions, help to maintain a safe and clean working environment, and use any Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided by the Company. Employees must report any accidents, incidents, and near misses to management. Additionally, employees are expected to notify management of any dangerous or potentially dangerous situations or practices.
Code of Conduct: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the TRIUMPH behaviors captured within our core values: Integrity, Teamwork, Continuous Improvement, Innovation, and Act with Velocity. Detailed definitions are below and performance metrics for each behavior can be found on our intranet and is embedded within our Performance Management processes. All employees are expected to represent the values and maintain the standards contained in TRIUMPH’s Code of Conduct.
Triumph is an equal opportunity employer, and 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 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 .