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Aircraft Equipment Expediter 3

Requisition ID: R10067371

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, California, 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: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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 Aerospace Systems sector is seeking an Aircraft Equipment Expediter 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  This position will be located in Palmdale, CA where technology and teamwork come together. 

Responsible for the survey, control, dispatching, and follow-up of all types of tools pertaining to an assigned department or section of an aircraft, from control points, critical zones, and / or central control areas. Tools are in support of ground support and tooling efforts to allow for aircraft testing, launch and recovery efforts and system test equipment operations. Operate industrial equipment such as fork trucks, lift gates, tow tractors and hand trucks in the safe movement of equipment up to 9 tons. Anticipate and verify shortages and affix priorities to tool and equipment dispatch. Expedite to final destination by coordinating with requesting department (Engineering, Operations, Tooling, Planning, Material Control, etc.). Update equipment locations with CMMS and comply with all FAR requirements.

Basic Qualifications:
- High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of 4 years experience in an aircraft manufacturing environment or related experience
- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to collaborate with multiple levels in a team environment.

-Current DOD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with functional testing of standard pneumatic power tools and standard shop equipment.
- Ability to survey, control, dispatch, and follow-up of all types of tools pertaining to an assigned department.
- Experience in operating machinery, such as forklift, scissor lift, boom lift, overhead cranes.

-Inventory and warehouse layout experience


Salary Range: $50,000 USD - $83,400 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.