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Assembler 2 – Day Shift

Requisition ID: R10109352

  • CategoryCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • LocationLocation: Buffalo, NY, 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: 3

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.

The Assembler 2 needs to be able to perform, under a stereo zoom microscope, fine pitch soldering of circuit card assemblies, intricate wire harnesses and small RF components.

The qualified candidate needs to be able to work from diagrams, drawings, and work instructions to meet customer requirements. Makes continuity checks on work in process and completed work. May conduct quality inspections on processing line in accordance with quality specifications. May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications and under simulated conditions. 


The chosen candidate will need to successfully complete in-house workmanship criteria training classes for continued employment. This position may perform actions in any of the Manufacturing areas: Circuit Card Assembly (CCA), Microelectronics Production Center (MPC), Electronic Component Assembly/Rack (ECA/Rack), or Magnetics depending on the business need or workload capacity.

Basic Qualifications:   

  • 2 years of assembly or electronic experience or an Associate degree in an electronic or technical discipline.

  • Ability to solder at a Class 2 level.

  • Ability to perform tasks from written directions and drawings.

  • Demonstrated high level of attention to detail and quality.

  • Ability to flex between job responsibilities based on business demand.

  • Ability to perform manufacturing / assembly tasks, at a high level, in a metric-based work environment.

  • U.S. citizenship.

  • Ability to move objects weighing up to 10 pounds from one location to another.

  • Basic computer skills including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Ability to wear basic PPE.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous or current certifications in IPC-610 and/or J-STD 001

  • Ability to perform tasks under microscope on very small assemblies with outstanding manual dexterity and precision

  • Ability to learn and perform tasks independent of continuous guidance, assistance, and supervision

  • Demonstrated success in working in a team environment and strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to provide positive customer service interaction and perform assembly tasks.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • Ability to work with little to no supervision.

  • Willing to work second shift if necessary.


Salary Range: $36,300 USD - $60,500 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.