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Bonder Metal or Composite Level 2 & 3

Requisition ID: R10041208

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, California, 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: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Composite Bonder Technician - Level 2 & 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Palmdale, CA. The selected candidate will bond a variety of dissimilar material assemblies (composite, metal, or laminate), parts, skins, components, equipment, or structures into semi-finished or finished products.

 

Essential Functions:

· Read and interpret blueprints

· Layout articles, cut parts, or materials to size and apply liquid or solid bonding agents. Understanding of ply orientations and vacuum bagging processes

· Operate autoclave, hydraulic presses, and ovens to complete bonding cycle

· Control conditions of heat, pressure, and timing by setting and operating various controls according to the specifications for the materials and the bonding agent being used

· Sands, burrs, and smooth over areas, applying sealing resins to cut or exposed edges

· Monitors and verifies the quality of the finished product. Completes repairs on composite, metal, or laminate bonded products using inspection and rework instructions

· Required ability to be certified for a half& full face respirator

 

Basic Qualifications:

· High School Diploma or GED

· Minimum of 2-5 years’ of composites experience in an aerospace, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment OR must have a minimum of 2.0 or higher GPA upon completion of Aircraft Fabrication courses OR A&P certificate courses

· Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 25 pounds, and working overhead

· Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment.

· The ability to pass the Special Medical/Respiratory Exam.

· The ability to obtain and maintain a DOD secret clearance and program access before beginning work

· The ability to work 1st “5 am – 3:30 pm” or 2nd shift “4:12 pm – 2:42 am” and any work schedule

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Active DOD secret clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 6 years - Completion of A&P certificate program.

 

Experience with structural subassemblies such as rudders, flaps, and stabilizers 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


Salary Range: $58,760 USD - $60,840 USD
Salary Range 2: $64,376 USD - $67,808 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.