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Mechanical Technician 2 – Plating

Requisition ID: R10012543

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach - CA, 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: 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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Strategic Space Systems Division has an opening for a Mechanical Technician 2 - Plating, to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

In this role a candidate must possess intermediate skills in plating copper, nickel, tin lead, precious metals, and perform passivation and chemical conversion coatings.

Qualified candidates should have a willingness to build upon a familiarity in electroplating techniques, hazardous chemical handling and be able to read and interpret blue prints and drawing notes. Selected candidate will provide general laboratory support such as scheduled routine tasks, instrument preventative maintenance; prepare standards, restocking chemical inventory, and good housekeeping to comply with ESH&M regulations.

Candidate will become well versed in military standards as well as industry process specifications.  The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, reliable, industrious, and able to work independently. A willingness to follow in-house processes without regard for past experience is required for the candidate to be successful.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, 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

 
This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience performing technician responsibilities.

  • Experience in plating copper, nickel, tin lead, precious metals, passivation OR chemical conversion. 

  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance OR SCI Access.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience controlling rectifiers and plating parameters to achieve desired finish.

  • Verifying and recording processing information on written & electronic logs.

  • Recognizing quality problems and help provide solutions to corrective actions.

  • Use of X-Ray and other instruments to verify plating thickness.

  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed.

  • Must be willing to work multiple shifts.


Salary Range: 49000 - 81600

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 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) 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 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.


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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.