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Production Test Technician 3

Requisition ID: R10078952

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in Northridge, CA is currently seeking a Test Technician 3 to join our team.

The primary responsibility in this role is the evaluation, set-up and testing of electrical mechanical devices. Testing will be performed in accordance with written procedures. Test data will be generated to support customer requirements. The selected candidate will work in a manufacturing environment where specific, required, production goals will need to be adhered to, and ESD and FOD procedures followed; attention to detail is paramount.

Due to the nature of the work, the selected candidate will be part of a team that works closely together, so ethical and respectful team interaction and communication is of the utmost importance.  Even though this position is in a team environment and set up for team success, the selected candidate will be required to work independently with little supervision. Occasional heavy lifting and occasional overtime may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Government Secret clearance; US citizenship required.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 4 years of experience in electronics testing or related field.
  • Experience using hand and small power tools, as well as various measuring and testing devices in performing job duties.
  • A good mechanical aptitude, and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interpret and execute test requirements provided in written specifications.
  • Experience working independently and in a team environment, and interfacing with individuals at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Ability to balance and lift fixtures up to 35 lbs.
  • Ability to read technical publications and drawings
  • Familiarity with systems within a production environment.
  • Basic computer literacy; ability to interface with computers.
  • Willingness and ability to assist with assembly instructions.
  • Experience with any of the following:
    • Test evaluation, set-up and performance
    • Preventive maintenance and calibration of equipment
    • Test data reporting and excel data entry
    • Equipment troubleshooting and repair Test set up techniques for testing.
    • Anechoic Chambers
    • Thermal Chamber
    • Power Supplies
    • Oscilloscopes
    • Meters
    • Multimeters
    • Grounding
    • Signal Generator
    • Spectrum Analyzers


Salary Range: $54,500 USD - $90,900 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.