Production Test Technician 3

Requisition ID: R10015057

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge - CA, United States of America
  • 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: 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.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of environmental chambers operation.
  • Experience working in an aerospace industry.
  • Exposure to quality systems.

Salary Range: 25.72 - 42.83

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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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.