Methods Engineer

Job Description:

Create computerized method of manufacturing for building aerospace structural components.

  • Methods to include all customer specification requirements, quality requirements, finishing and NDT requirements and method of manufacturing.
  • Responsible for download and organization of customer supplied digital data. Includes contacting customers and requesting data and placing the data in the proper format.
  • Generation of masking and assembly sketches using existing customer drawings or models create masking sketches for process houses and assembly sketches.
  • Responsible for obtaining special plans from processing houses, provide processing house with the needed information to generate process plans and assure the plans are up to date.
  • Maintain and update manufacturing placards – Update placards based on instructions from manufacturing, programming and quality.
  • Generate customer tech help requests – Submit, track and follow up on requests for technical help submitted to customers
  • Update cycle and setup times in Vantage – Populate setup and cycle times based on manufacturing feedback.
  • Various data base maintenance functions in vantage – provide support during data cleansing projects.
  • IT support – Provide hands on technical support for our offsite IT service .


  • Bachelor degree in aerospace engineering related, mechanical or material. Aerospace engineering education background is preferred
  • 3+ years experience with aircraft products
  • Good understanding of aircraft quality control
  • Thorough knowledge of reading drawings and fully proficient in the use of CADAM and CATIA Technology
  • Good communication skills, written and oral in English
  • May require specialization in functional disciplines of structural, electrical, mechanical, and fabrication of parts (Sheet Metal, Machine, Composite)


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Alken Industries Career Opportunities
2175 Fifth Ave
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779