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Design Engineer 1

at Triumph Group

Posted: 10/10/2019
Job Reference #: 17335

Job Description

  • LocationUS-WA-Spokane
    Posted Date1 month ago(9/12/2019 5:55 PM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Engineering - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    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.

    Responsible for the design, development, and testing of aerospace interior composite systems and components.


    • Contribute to the design manufacturing systems used for the manufacture of structural aerospace components.
    • Utilize computer-aided design tools to develop, design and analyze manufacturing concepts, preliminary layouts, and sketches for aerospace components and assemblies.
    • Document design details necessary to present design to internal and external customers.
    • Performs required engineering analysis and calculations for design validation. Implements any required design or data changes.
    • Document engineering concepts in drawing format using GD&T per ANSI Y14.5.
    • Support manufacturing technology development of advanced materials through innovative tooling and manufacturing method development.
    • Check completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, procedures, specifications, and accuracy of calculations and dimensioning.


    Required Experience/Education

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
    • Experience with Computer Aided Modeling and Design
    • Experience using GD&T

    Preferred Experience/Education

    • Experience with the design of complex tools, jigs, and fixtures for fiber reinforced composite hardware
    • CATIA V5 experience or training.
    • Knowledgeable in the selection and processing of elastomers, resins, and composite reinforcement materials
    • Knowledge of composite material properties in aircraft or aerospace applications
    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong customer service skills
    • Strong ability to work with other stakeholders to solve complex problems
    • Training in LEAN or Six Sigma methods and evidence of application.
    • Travel up to 50%.

    Core Competencies


    • Individuals understand their own and other members' styles of thinking and how they affect teamwork
    • Individuals understand the different roles included in effective teamwork and responsibilities of each role
    • Individuals use effective group communication skills: listening, speaking, visual
    • Individuals cooperate to support effective teamwork

    Information Gathering

    • Individuals use important visual and oral techniques (questioning, observing) for information gathering
    • Individuals use library resources effectively in accessing relevant information

    Problem Definition

    • Individuals understand the open-ended nature of problems
    • Individuals develop specific goal statements after gathering information about a problem
    • Individuals recognize the importance of problem definition for development of an appropriate design
    • Individuals develop problem definitions with specific criteria and constraints

    Idea Generation

    • Teams and individuals identify and utilize environments that support idea generation
    • Teams brainstorm effectively
    • Individuals apply effective techniques in their own idea generation
    • Teams use techniques that synthesize ideas to increase overall idea generation

    Evaluation and Decision Making

    • Teams follow an iterative approach that employs evaluation repeatedly in the design process
    • Teams and individuals apply simple matrix techniques for evaluating proposed solutions


    • Teams manage time and other resources as required to complete their project
    • Team members follow instructions provided by others in implementation


    • Individuals practice effective listening skills for receiving information accurately
    • Individuals exhibit appropriate nonverbal mannerisms (e.g., eye contact) in interpersonal communication
    • Individuals give and receive constructive criticism and suggestions
    • Individuals record group activities and outcomes, ideas, data, and other information in personal design journals
    • Individuals produce technical papers and memos in an acceptable style and format
    • Teams present design information in group oral presentations
    • Individuals communicate geometric relationships using drawings and sketches