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Manufacturing Technician 4

Requisition ID: R10089407

  • CategoryCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • LocationLocation: Lanham, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Technician 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Lanham, MD.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Advanced Technology Solutions (ATS) organization.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Performs a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and subassemblies such as modules, boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables. Works from diagrams and drawings.

• Makes continuity checks on work in process and completed.

• May conduct peer inspections on processing line in accordance with quality specifications.

• May disassemble, modify, rework and reassemble experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications and under simulated conditions.

• Some overtime, evenings and weekends, may be required to meet program schedules.

Basic Qualifications:

• Associate's Degree/Technical Degree with 3 years of relevant experience in production assembly and soldering experience OR a High School Diploma with 6 years of relevant experience in production assembly and soldering experience.

• Ability to use a microscope for long periods of time during assembly.

• Employees will be required to obtain and maintain their NASA-STD-8739 Certifications and/or J-STD Certifications with Space Addendum  no later than 30 days from start date.

  • NASA 8739.1 WORKMANSHIP STANDARD FOR POLYMERIC APPLICATION ON ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLIES   
  • IPC J-STD-001 REQUIREMENTS FOR SOLDERED ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLIES W/SPACE ADDENDUM
  • NASA 8739.4 CRIMPING, INTERCONNECTING CABLES, HARNESSES, AND WIRING OR IPC/WHMA-A-620B-S


Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

• NASA-STD-8739.1 (Polymeric Application) Certification and/or experience mixing and applying Polymeric material

• NASA-STD-8739.2 (Surface Mount Technology) Certification and experience with Slump and Cohesion testing along with hand placement of components into solder paste.

• NASA-STD-8739.3 (Hand Soldering) Certification and experience soldering fine pitch, flat packs and temperature sensitive devices.

• NASA-STD-8739.4 (Cable Crimp and Harness) Certification and experience with wiring connectors and harnesses

• ESD, FOE/FOD Training

• At least 2+ years assembling Space Flight hardware


Salary Range: $67,100 USD - $111,900 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.