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Air Industries Group is an Aerospace and Defense Company that has been supplying flight critical and other sophisticated parts and assemblies to prime defense and commercial aerospace manufacturers for over 80 years. We manufacture and assemble structural parts and assemblies that focus on flight safety and performance.

Please email resume to for consideration. If you would like to reach our Human Resources department please dial 631-328-7067.

*Note: Due to I.T.A.R. regulations, candidate must be a U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident of the U.S.


Medical, RX, Hospitalization – 100% Employer paid, Single and Family
Dental – 100% Employer paid, Single and Family
Life Insurance – 100% Employer paid
Long Term Disability – 100% Employer paid
Paid Time Off
*Competitive Compensation*

Sterling Engineering, Barkhamsted, CT Opportunities


The CNC programmer works within the Engineering Department to create and evaluate existing CNC programs for vertical and horizontal lathes, and multi-axis milling machines.


  • Ability to create and evaluate and improve existing CNC programs for vertical and horizontal lathes, and multi-axis (4-5 axis) milling machines.
  • Solid understanding of feeds and speeds for aerospace materials.
  • Be a team player for all lean activities continuous improvement projects.
  • Tool selection and process layout on a consistent basis, working with customers to ensure work can be accomplished.
  • Create shop floor documentation including operation sheets and work instructions
  • Identify and implement cost reduction initiatives utilizing lean manufacturing techniques


  • Must be accustomed to deadlines and accountability
  • Experience with complex aerospace parts including milling and turning processes
  • Unigraphics NX experience
  • Lean manufacturing techniques
  • Effective time management skills including multi-tasking
  • Ability to read blueprints. Speak and write reports in English.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Develop and follow procedures.




3+ years of CNC Operating experience – Aerospace preferred

Day Shift (7:00 am – 3:30 pm) and Night Shift (3:30 pm – 12:00am)


– Milling: Vertical and horizontal; 3, 4 and 5 axis

– Ability to measure & use measuring equipment (Swing-gages & Micrometers, Etc.)

– Ability to read and understand work instructions and drawings

– Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


Responsible for performing troubleshooting, repair work and preventative maintenance on all production CNC machinery, equipment and instrumentation to sustain operations at highly efficient levels. Strong mechanical and electrical a must.




5+ years of experience in CNC machinery maintenance;

Aerospace experience strongly preferred

Milling: Vertical and horizontal; 3, 4 and 5 axis

Lathe: Vertical and horizontal

PC literate, email and calendar outlook use.

CNC Vertical Turning Lathe Operator

Operate CNC turning machines (primarily CNC-VTL’s) while maintaining a high level of integrity, responsibility and safety.

Minimum two (2) years CNC operator experience, or have demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the responsibilities listed below.


  • Responsible for maintaining quality control of all parts produced on CNC machines.
  • Responsible for all the processes of the CNC Machines.
  • Inspect and measure all in process and finished work pieces to determine conformance to specifications.
  • Capable of running multiple machines concurrently, when tasked.
  • Report and document any equipment malfunctions to direct supervisor
  • Work within the standard operation procedures and job safety parameters.
  • Communicate with all co-workers and shifts.
  • Clean and maintain a safe work area.
  • Complete all tasks assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions immediately to VP Operations
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition
  • Basic machine maintenance (oils, coolants, cleaning)

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent

Special Skills: Use of hoists, hand trucks, and lifts. Manual inspection tools, CNC tool holders, cutting tools, fixtures and other accessories used. Calipers. Mathematical skills including geometry and algebra. High attention to detail. Read travelers and work orders. Excellent problem solving, multi-tasking. English communication skills. Creative and flexible.  Ability to read blueprints.

Physical Requirements:  The ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly, respond to quick sounds, respond to dangerous situations. Standing for long periods, adaptability of changing work environments. Repetitive motions. Manual dexterity required for operating machines and computers. Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly in English.

Air Industries Group, Bay Shore, NY Opportunities


The ideal candidate will be data and process driven; knowledgeable about the purchase-to-pay process; exceptionally organized, analytical, and collaborative; able to translate raw data into actionable and prioritized plans.

Functionally responsible for the development and presentation of training curriculum, connected to and driven by the organization’s Continuous Improvement and Quality programs. Further, this candidate will liaise with executives and others on related enhancement opportunities and integrate those into a comprehensive project management approach, keeping the organization updated and on-task.

Manufacturing background a MUST.

Aerospace background strongly preferred.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and / or advanced studies
  • 3 – 7 years related experience, including project management and knowledge of financial analytical
  • Strong experience designing and implementing process improvements, Six Sigma or Lean certification required
  • Experience developing training curriculum
  • Ability to influence, with strong communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel



  • Ensure documentation and design controls are appropriate
  • Verify geometry of machine parts
  • Complete first article inspection reports, AS9102


  • 3-5 years CMM experience
  • PC-DMIS and CATIA Software
  • Microsoft Office



Manufacturing experience in aerospace industry required

  • Perform inspections for all incoming and outgoing material
  • Communicate inspection failures, deviations, and non-conformances to Director of QA
  • Follow written instructions provided in company procedures and specifications
  • Review batch records and ensure compliance to the associated procedure, documentation, specs, etc.
  • Assist to ensure compliance.
  • Perform mechanical inspection of product according to documented processes. Includes physical inspection and paperwork inspection to verify conformance to requirements (i.e. correct process performed, paint thickness is acceptable per customer requirements, temper verification by processor proves acceptable, etc.).
  • Able to interpret engineering drawings, specifications, purchase orders, statement of work and standards to determine quality status.
  • Accurately document and maintain associated paperwork and inspection results in a consistent and timely fashion.
  • Identify/communicate continuous improvement opportunities for the quality program.
  • Accurately complete all required documentation
  • Perform inspections for all incoming and outgoing material
  • Perform measurement and final visual inspection


  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in Final and In-Process inspection of aircraft detail parts and structural assemblies
  • Associates degree or equivalent education and work experience
  • Strong knowledge of descriptive geometry and trigonometry

Knowledge of measuring tools and proficient in reading blueprints


Day and Night Shifts Available

Skills Required:

  • 3 – 5 years of CNC Operating experience – Aerospace Manufacturing experience required
  • Machinery experience in any of the following a Plus:
  • Milling: Mazak, OKK, Niigata
  • Lathes: Mazak, Puma
  • Ability to read and understand specs and drawings
  • Ability to operate machine center working within +/- .0005 tolerances, adjust machines accordingly
  • Load tool or replace broken insert and adjust offsets accordingly
  • Use of standard tool including Micrometer, Height gauge, etc.
  • Inspect parts to drawing
  • Knowledge of deburring equipment
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


Day and Night Shifts Available


  • Purchase all products necessary for production
  • Research, evaluate and contact vendors to obtain price, quality, availability and delivery schedule
  • Coordinate and manage all bids and proposals made to each vendor
  • Negotiate pricing and lead time to remain within budget
  • Prepare purchase orders by verifying specifications and price
  • Coordinate shipping of raw material to vendors as required
  • Follow up and expedite orders when necessary
  • Manage vendor relationships and performance
  • Communicate with all team members and shifts
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

Experience:  Minimum three (3) years Purchasing experience

Special Skills: Proficient in MS Office. Excellent problem solving, multi-tasking, and communication skills. Creative and flexible.

Physical Requirements: Work is performed mostly in office setting. Long hours sitting and using computer, may lift light supplies and materials occasionally. Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.


Position Summary  Prepare cost estimates for new products


  • Ability to gather information from various sources and conduct research to obtain data on labor costs, production times, etc.
  • Ability to estimate machining and assembly labor hours
  • Ability to break down a bill of materials in order to determine component requirements
  • Strong communication skills to work with vendors and customers
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

Education: Associate’s Degree, Business

Experience: Minimum three (3) years Estimator experience

Special Skills: Proficient in MS Office. Excellent problem solving, multi-tasking, and communication skills. Creative and flexible.

Physical Requirements: Work is performed mostly in office setting. Long hours sitting and using computer, may lift light supplies and materials occasionally. Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.

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