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Manufacturing Assembler (Military & Veterans Encouraged to Apply)

Requisition ID: R10100798

  • CategoryCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • LocationLocation: New Town, ND, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No

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 openings for Cable and Harness Technicians to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  These positions will be supporting our New Town, ND. 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. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

The Cable and Harness Technician will be responsible for manufacturing cable and harness products, reading and interpreting work instructions, schematics, and drawings. They will ensure that quality of the hardware is maintained, and company procedures are followed by ensuring that work is completed with accuracy and adherence to operation sheets.

*This is an entry-level position that offers paid on-the-job training. No experience required.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of supervision or higher classified Aircraft Electrician, assembles, mounts, braid and connects electrical cables, harnesses, sub-assemblies and component parts
  • Work from drawings, blueprints, manufacturing specifications and procedures, quality procedures and instructions, operations work sheets and company, military and customer specifications procedures
  • Adhere to all applicable environmental, safety and health, and operations procedures and directives
  • Notify supervision of any/all malfunctions, defects and damages of equipment, material and product
  • Check work for completeness and accuracy
  • Perform Production Accountability duties associates with the processing, verification, and quality auditing and inspection of assemblies, parts and tooling for which the individual has been delegated production accountability
  • Keep work area clean and orderly
  • May be required to work in other fields incidental to, and in connection with, completion of assignment
  • May be required to perform other related duties as assigned

The ideal candidates will be able to work under minimal supervision, be quick learners, and team players.  They will have high integrity and understand the importance of escalating errors to their supervisor immediately.  If you enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation this opportunity is for you! 

This position will work a 4/10 schedule from 6:00am – 4:30pm Monday – Thursday and a weekend schedule from 6:00am – 6:30pm Friday – Sunday.   Shift differential will be paid during eligible times.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and provide the proper documentation
  • Ability to read, solve basic math and complete measurements
  • Ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to work First, Second or Weekend Shift
  • Ability to complete an initial paid 3–4-week training class (Monday-Thursday, 6AM-4:30PM or Friday-Sunday, 6AM-6:30PM, as assigned) is required to start, regardless of final shift position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in assembly operations, and familiarity with shop routines and use of hand and power tools.
  • Experience in interpreting shop math, blueprints, electronic data, specifications, manuals, operations work sheets and verbal instructions.

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits including competitive medical and dental options
  • Retirement Options
  • College Education Assistance (employees may have the ability to apply to an apprenticeship program and further education with various colleges and universities)
  • Annual Bonuses
  • No experience required, on the job training/certification
  • Opportunities for career advancement across North America

Salary Range: $42,000 USD - $42,494 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.