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Triumph Group Operations Inc Supervisor, Assembly in West Hartford, Connecticut

Triumph Group

Business Overview

Location: West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328 Business Unit: Systems and Support Function: Operations

About Us 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.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Supervisor, Assembly to join our West Hartford, CT team.

Supervise 20-30 employees in the Hydromechanical and Thermal Assembly and Test Value Stream. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

The candidate should be a team player with experience in some of the following areas: aerospace assembly and test practices, low volume mixed mode production, contract bargaining agreement personnel management, lean manufacturing, and process flow optimization. Other responsibilities will often be assigned. The candidate needs strong communication skills.


Schedule shift production work and hold staff accountable for meeting production expectations. Analyze work orders to estimate worker hours and create production schedules that meet both internal and external needs. Compute amounts of stock and supplies required for operations, based on production schedules, and requisition materials from stock. Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties. Plan flow of materials through department and develop physical layout of equipment according to work demand. Interface with others in the organization to ensure production deadlines are met. Direct workers to adjust machines and equipment to repair products which fail to meet standards. Request changes to work procedures to meet production schedules. Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product. Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew. Analyze and resolve work problems or assist workers in solving work problems. Maintains time and production records. Support the d velopment of capital equipment justifications for machine tools and process technology to improve quality, cost, and cycle times. Facilitate successful completion of key business improvement objectives and practices.


Minimum of 5 years production management experience. Strong business acumen coupled with mental aptitude and motivation to learn new functions and expand areas of expertise. Manage all major issues in primary practice areas with minimal supervision. Demonstrate initiative and advanced interpersonal skills in team problem solving situations, relationship building and aligning with business goals Ability and willingness to travel approximately 10%

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The following knowledge, skills or abilities are not required, but are highly desired to perform the team leader job function.

Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or a technical field required. MS Office equivalent, Project Management tools experience is a plus Ability and willingness to travel MBA in operations management Lean Practitioner certification Contract Business Agreement negotiation skills Multi-lingual language skills


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

Vision and Mission

Our Vision: As one team, we enable the safety and prosperity of the world.

Our Mission: We partner with our Customers to TRIUMPH over their hardest aerospace, defense, and industrial challenges to deliver value to our stakeholders.

Our Values: 1.Integrity Do the right thing for our stakeholders. We value safety, diversity, and respect. 2.Teamwork Win as One team-one company. Solicit help and assist others. 3.Continuous Improvement Pursue zero defect quality. Attack problems and relentlessly raise the bar. 4.Innovation Passion for growing the business. Lead through ingenuity and entrepreneurship. 5.Act with Velocity Partner, anticipate and communicate. Proactively solve problems.

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