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Manufacturing Expeditor 2

Requisition ID: R10109664

  • CategoryCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • LocationLocation: Rolling Meadows, IL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

In this role, the successful candidate will be part of an organization focused on adding new equipment details to a database, transporting, acquiring and managing property, parts, materials, and assets for NGMS engineering development and test activities.  More specifically, the successful candidate will work with a group of highly motivated individuals responsible for data entry and logistical movement of Measuring and Test Equipment (M&TE) to & from programs, vendors and OEM suppliers. The role is focused on process discipline, schedule, compliance to Northrop Grumman Command Media and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).  Process improvement as well as delivering superior customer service in support of our customer base is an ongoing focus. This involves material handling of general-purpose M&TE that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 50 lbs.

Essential Functions:

  • Inspecting equipment for damage before accepting or delivering equipment
  • Utilizing a wireless barcode scanner to properly track equipment movement
  • Entering equipment related data into a relational database
  • Verifying transportation paperwork (Work Orders & Shippers) to identify destination location
  • Maintain relationships with NG internal customers, Original Equipment Manufacturers and Vendors for repair and periodic calibration of General-Purpose Test Equipment
  • Coordinate and follow up with production and engineering personnel to ensure appropriate scheduling and movement of materials

Basic Qualifications

  • H/S Diploma or equivalent with a minimum of two (2) years relevant experience
  • Experience with computer and automated systems (Outlook, Excel, PPT, Access, MRP)
  • Ability to frequently lift, move, and position/reposition objects weighing up to ~45lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Aerospace and Defense industry experience
  • Experience with manufacturing Measurement & Test Equipment (M&TE)
  • Inventory, Material Management, or Logistical experience.


Salary Range: $41,600 USD - $69,300 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.