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Tool Gauge Inspector 3

Requisition ID: R10018048

  • Category IconCategory: Mission and Quality Assurance
  • Location IconLocation: Salt Lake City, 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: 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 Mission Systems is seeking a talented Tool Gauge Inspector to join our team in Salt Lake City, UT.

The Tool Gauge Inspector inspects, tests, and adjusts new and reworked tools, dies, gauges, jigs, and fixtures for conformance to specifications such as dimension, tolerance, and hardness. Inspects tools in accordance with specifications with locating points, coordinated dimensions, and tooling holes that are at right angles, compound angles, or parallels. Tests units for fit of moving parts and mechanical functioning. Verifies accuracy of measuring instruments such as dial indicators, fixed gauges, height gauges, optical equipment, and electrical and functional gauges using master gauges. May use optical instruments to examine measuring instruments for wear, damage, and defects, and makes adjustments to inaccurate instruments. Maintains calibration service records and also defective parts and types. Calibrates Torque Devices and all other types of general dimensional measuring equipment such as Micrometers, Calipers, Thread Plug Gages, Rings Gages etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • HS diploma, or equivalent, and 4+ years of relevant inspection experience.
  • Experience with making precise and exact measurements of complex close-tolerance tooling.
  • Experience in the use of precision measuring equipment such as Super-Micrometer, Optical Comparator, precision caliper, angle plates, sine plates, micrometers, electronic height gauges, digital drop gauges, Tool-makers Microscope etc.
  • Must be familiar with geometric dimensioning and tolerance validations per ANSI Y14.5M, 1982 or equivalent.
  • Must have competent computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the use and programming of a CMM is preferred


Salary Range: $56,000 USD - $93,400 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

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.

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.