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Machinist 3

Requisition ID: R10083482

  • CategoryCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • LocationLocation: Hopkinton, MA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an opening for a Machinist 3. This position will be supporting our Hopkinton, MA. facility, and requires onsite presence due to the nature of the role.  We are a world-class manufacturer of composite structures, radomes, and antenna systems for military applications.

The Machinist 3 will be responsible for machining parts per drawings and solid models using standard machine shop tooling including the use of Southwestern DPM and LPM milling machines and Trak Lathe.  The machined parts consist of tight tolerance (+/-.001), complex and RF microwave items in a secured environment.  Close interaction with engineering and manufacturing is required.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities

  • Review drawings to determine raw stock and tooling requirements
  • Generate programming using Master CAM
  • Work from drawings/solid models

The ideal candidate is experienced in operating manual machines and programming with Master CAM.

*The is a first shift position working a 9/80 shift.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or related experience
  • Ability to work within MS applications i.e., Excel, (with the ability to create, edit, log and track data in spreadsheets) and data entry
  • Ability to perform mathematical machining equations
  • Ability to set up and operate Proto-Trak DPM Milling machines
  • Experience working in a machine shop or similar manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to work from drawings and solid models
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds and stand for 2 hours at a time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years’ experience working in a machine shop
  • Ability to program DPM and LPM Milling centers
  • Experience programming Haas CNC
  • Silver Torch Brazing experience

Salary Range: $56,000 USD - $94,300 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 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.