Career Opportunities

Senior Test Engineer

Triumph Group

Triumph Group

Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Flintshire, UK
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Senior Test Engineer


Flintshire, GB, CH5 2NS

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.

Job Description – Senior Test Engineer


The Senior Test Engineer will be responsible for; establishing and managing a new development and qualification test facility at our Deeside location; establishing good, safe, productive working practices in a spirit of continuous improvement; provision of high quality and reliable test equipment to support development and qualification test programmes; managing the execution of R&D and qualification test programmes to meet customer and programme needs.


It is an exciting time at Triumph as the team are establishing a new test facility at Deeside. This provides a unique opportunity for the Senior Test ENgineer to establish a new facility, new test equipment supply network and to influence the future with respect to R&D and qualification testing at Triumph.


Requirements of the role:


  • Conceive, design and implement a new R&D and qualification test facility to support electro-mechanical and hydro-mechanical actuation products.
  • Create, implement and enforce productive processes and working practices to ensure safe and effective operation of the facility and completion of test work.
  • Build a network to support the provision of high quality, robust and reliable test equipment for the execution of R&D and qualification tests.
  • Be responsible for the delivery of R&D and qualification test programmes including test procedures, planning, test reports and failure investigation support.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the function and team.
  • Completion of any work-related tasks, which would be deemed reasonable of this leadership role.


General Requirements of the individual:


  • Integrity: doing the right thing for our stakeholders, valuing safety, honour and respect to all.
  • Continuous Improvement champion: pursues zero defect quality, attacks problems and relentlessly looks to raise the bar.
  • Teamwork: seeks opportunities to win as one team – one company.  Unafraid to solicit help from others in pursuing team wins.
  • Innovative: demonstrates passion for growing the business and solving problems through ingenuity.
  • Acts with velocity: partners, communicates and anticipates challenges before they become issues.  Actively manages and mitigates risk.


Specific Requirements of the individual:


  • Experienced in the specification and provision of complex, test equipment for the completion of R&D and qualification testing, often automated.
  • Experienced in electro-mechanical and hydro-mechanical product testing.
  • Experienced in the accurate acquisition, recording, reporting and interpretation of data.
  • Ideally, Degree qualified or demonstrable equivalent experience.
  • Proven project management capability and experience.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication.
  • UK driving licence holder.
  • Able and willing to travel domestically and internationally.
  • LabVIEW experience desirable.


Position Details:


  • Based in Deeside.
  • Travel to and working at other Triumph and Customer locations worldwide maybe required.
  • Hours of Employment: 37 hours a week; flexibility will be required.


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.

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