Triumph Group

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Facilities Team Lead - 2nd Shift

Facilities Team Lead - 2nd Shift

Requisition Number 
US-CT-West Hartford
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Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
Posted Date 
Facilities - All
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Triumph Engine Control Systems is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 500 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket / spares end markets.
The Facilities Team Lead is a 2nd shift position and responsible for the assignment and coordination and/or execution of activities within the Maintenance group to ensure a productive workforce that supports the facility operations. Requires a strong mechanical aptitude, strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate, mentor and train others. The position provides daily direction and assigns tasks to the Maintenance personnel to ensure the plant and equipment is maintained in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner. Supports company's lean process and works to improve processes and flow.


Solid experience within the facilities/maintenance discipline (aerospace experience preferred but not mandatory) in coordinating equipment/process maintenance activities, PM programs, contractor oversight, site security and emergency systems, contract bargaining agreement personnel management, lean manufacturing and strong communication skills. 


  • Hire, interview, train, schedule, plan, assign and direct work of employees in the Facilities   department. Address employee issues, takes appropriate action, rewarding and disciplining employees in accordance with Company policy.
  • Responsible for assigning work order numbers, review, approve and prioritize project requests, for production/engineering equipment and office layout projects to closure. Troubleshoot, and resolve problems, establish time completion estimates to meet customer needs and demands.
  • Coordinate and schedule building and grounds maintenance staff
  • Coordinate and schedule internal cleaning staff
  • Oversee the procurement of and control of Contractor Safety while on site
  • Operation of Site Security systems and hardware
  • Plan/maintain Utilities and Communications equipment infrastructure
  • Provide/support/coordinate emergency response service at the site level
  • Establish and/or adjust procedures to meet budget, schedule and equipment up-time expectations.
  • Interpret specifications, process instructions, blue prints, and work orders to assist dept. employees with their assigned duties.
  • Direct staff in adjusting machines and equipment to meet production specifications.
  • Lead department initiatives to implement Continuous Improvements/Lean initiatives
  • Develop and Implement effective training programs to improve dept. employee skill sets.
  • Developing Root Cause and Corrective Action improvements to our processes.
  • Drive a work environment of Increasing Safety Awareness, and supervise departmental Health & Safety Risk Assessments. Keep staff safe and support a strong safety culture


- Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Manufacturing, Facilities, Maintenance, or construction enviroment, with responsibilities pertaining to facilities or maintenance.
- Previous supervisor experience in a manufacturing facility is a requirement; union experience is a plus.
- Strong business acumen coupled with mental aptitude and motivation to learn and grow.
- Demonstrate initiative and advanced interpersonal skills in team problem solving situations, relationship building and aligning with business goals.
- MS Office equivalent, Project Management tools experience is a plus.
- Certification and/or license in one or more applicable disciplines is desirable
- Contract Business Agreement negotiation skills and work practices.
- Knowledge of equipment repair/facility infrastructure processes.
- Bachelor’s degree in operations, engineering, business, or a technical field a pus
All Positions at Triumph Engine Control Systems require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US Citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents (*green card holders*) and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.