Composites Machine Operator

Requisition ID: 20025075

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: El Segundo
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Multiple
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 4

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Composites Machine Operator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.
The Composites Machine Operator will be expected to:  
  • Determine from specifications, machine operating instructions (MOI), and/or production orders the work methods and sequences necessary to machine details or assemblies that meet engineering requirements. 
  • Validate machine set ups and part runs are compliant with MOI’s and process work instructions. 
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance of assigned machines.
  • Ensure machine axis’ are within tolerance by running calibrated artifact and calling maintenance when machine is out of tolerance. 
  • Maintain a job log, records “down time”, and inter shift coordination as required.
  • Must have knowledge and use of precision measuring instruments. Reads and interprets blueprints. 
  • Perform housekeeping activities to ensure a clean and safe work environment, while complying with environmental regulations.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School diploma/ GED and 2 years of experience working in a production machining environment.
  • Must possess knowledge and experience operating multiple pneumatic machine types and ability to read, translate and follow shop floor engineering documents, requirements and work instructions. 
  • Ability to use various inspection tools and techniques. 
  • Candidates must be willing and able to work any shift or work schedule.

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 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?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.