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Third Operator

Requisition ID: R10028874

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Magna, Utah, 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, 10% of the Time

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.

Propulsion Systems is recruiting for a Third Operator to join its team at the Bacchus (Magna), Utah facility.

Role Description and Responsibilities:

As a Third Operator you perform manual hands on activities/tasks associated with manufacturing solid fuel rocket motors used for space flight by our government and commercial customers. Tasks may include but are not limited to Tooling/Assembly/Disassembly, Case Sur face Preparation, Final Product Assembly, Chemical Mixing/Casting, and Propellant Ingredient Handling, Maintaining cleanliness of work area and facilities, and other duties as assigned by supervisor. Must be able to read, comprehend and follow established written instructions without deviation and able to perform basic math and measurement functions. Participates as a team member to positively influence and enhance the safety, quality, cost and scheduling of their team.


Basic Qualifications:

- High School diploma or GED (education will be verified).

- 1-2 years (or more) of previous manufacturing (product assembly) experience.

- Must be a US citizen.

- Able to acquire and maintain Employee Possessor (EP) status under the Safe Explosives Act (SEA).

- Currently possess or able to obtain a government security clearance.

- Must be able to work shift work, weekends, holidays, and overtime as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Prefer candidates with some post high school education.

- Able to wear a respirator and pass the FIT testing.

- Able to pass and maintain Manufacturing-To-Inspect (MTI) certifications.

- Experience using precision measuring instruments and assorted hand tools. - Able to work a physically demanding day (stand for long periods; work from your knees; ascend and descend ladders; lift, bend, twist, push and pull up to 50 lb, etc) while wearing protective equipment (respirator, coveralls, gloves, eye and ear protection, etc).

- Prefer experience with the safe handling of hazardous materials, operating industrial equipment such as cranes, forklifts and hand tools. Job function may require handling of live propellant related materials.

- Must possess a valid state driver’s license

- Strong attention to detail and accuracy - Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization

- Ability to work independently and be a team player - Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence.


Salary Range: $1 USD - $1 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.