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I&T Fabrication Shop Lead – Space Systems

Requisition ID: R10063853

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Gilbert, Arizona, 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: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

The Staff Integration and Test will maintain processes and procedures for the assembly and test of spacecraft machining operations, Coordinate integration activities with supervisors, program engineers and various customer organizations. Document and disposition hardware discrepancies and pursuing root cause and corrective actions. Design and developing tooling to aid in the integration and test process.

Support integration of fragile space flight hardware onto space vehicles and additionally have the ability to proactively identify issues and escalate to appropriate channels. The desired candidate should have leadership skills, organizational skills, personal skills, and a strong follow-through “can do” attitude. The selected candidate will be required to support spacecraft and spacecraft subsystem assembly and test with a focus on machining operations. Additional regular tasks include; providing cost and schedule estimates for fabrication jobs, managing external vendors for tasks that cannot be completed in house, managing shop supplies such as tooling, machines, and consumables, and mentoring other machinists.  The selected candidate must be flexible with work schedules, willing and able to work off shifts, weekends, overtime, and travel for launch campaigns. Occasional short-term projects with travel may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

- The candidate must be a U.S Citizen and shall possess a 14 Years with Bachelors degree; 12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD, 4 additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of the degree.

- Knowledge of Excel, Word, and Power point are required. - Understanding of Clean Room requirements, Hazardous Material Handling, Hazardous Operations protocols, and related operational protocols

- The ability to support and maintain work areas up to company ESD, FOD and 5S standards.

- Hands-on knowledge and experience with the use of a variety of hand tools and mechanical equipment with the ability to read, interpret, and execute work to mechanical assembly drawings, wire lists and BOM's.

- The ability to demonstrate technical knowledge in manufacturing operations and procedures.

- Leadership experience in a machine shop environment, to include setting priorities and assigning daily tasks to personnel

- Experience with programming and operating CNC mills or lathes, preferably Haas

- Experience with setting up, purchase, or maintenance of CNC and conventional machines

- Ability to provide feedback to engineering on machining designs

- Experience providing estimates on machining designs

Preferred Qualifications:

Solumina MES, TipQA, Windchill, CREOView, and Spacecraft processing knowledge preferred. Experience with critical/hazardous operations a plus.

The Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Division is a strategic partner specializing in commercial and classified partnerships with the design, delivery, operation and sustainment of satellites and human spacecraft.  We support science and space exploration through our various partnerships, including NASA’s Artemis program with the goal to return humans to the Moon in 2024 and the TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) program that has discovered more than twenty confirmed plants.  Recognized as an industry leader, we also develop highly specialized space and satellite components. 

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible Schedules (For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work)

For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more. Link: www.northropgrumman.com/benefits

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Salary Range: $114,000 USD - $167,000 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.