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Manufacturing Operations Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID: R10065023

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 4

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 Mission Systems is seeking Manufacturing Operations Maintenance Technicians to join its Tool Control team. This position is located in Linthicum, Maryland.


Repair, troubleshoot, modify, align, and install a variety of complex electro-mechanical, optical, chemical, pneumatic/hydraulic manufacturing and analysis equipment.

1. Maintain in working order fabrication, assembly and test equipment used in the production and test of ceramic and organic multilayer interconnections, surface mount assemblies, microelectronic assemblies, electronic combat assemblies, antenna assemblies, and other system assemblies/subassemblies.

2.  Perform tests on equipment where the test involves functional operation of the equipment and where specific performance values are to be measured as required.  Align, adjust and time circuitry as necessary to bring within performance specifications.

3.  Perform electrical, electronic, mechanical and/or hydraulic repairs which may require dismantling equipment to make necessary adjustment and repair.

4.  Perform preventive maintenance according to established procedures which include such functions as changing filters and hydraulic fluids, cleaning and lubricating, tightening connections and making circuit adjustments.

5.  Make specified modifications on equipment using such information as original schematics and wiring diagrams and change bulletins.

6.  Prepare and submit maintenance reports and data to higher classified personnel as required.

7.  Make calculations required in the summarization of data per detailed instructions using algebraic formulae.

8.  Operate computing equipment to perform tasks (e.g. upload/download programs, create/edit CNC or PLC programs). PLC ladder logic preferred.

This is an IBEW Union Represented position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or recognized equivalent. 
  • Must be a graduate of a two year, full time technical school or equivalent work experience where such experience indicated thorough understanding of technical principles and a demonstrated ability to perform the task required of the position OR two years (minimum 60 semester hours) of college level study with a major in Electronics OR a minimum of six months military electronics school, plus two years working experience in the maintenance and repair of electro-mechanical equipment.
  • Seven years minimum experience in industrial electronics environment with demonstrated knowledge of electro-mechanical, pneumatic/hydraulic manufacturing and analysis equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PLC ( Programmable Logic Controller) programming experience
  • SAP experience
  • Microsoft Office experience

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

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 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.