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SMT & SA Material & Process Specialist – 1st Shift

Requisition ID: R10093691

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, 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: 2

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 Mission Systems is seeking a SMT & Subarray Material Process Specialist 1 to join its organization. This position is located in Linthicum, Maryland.

 With directions from Engineering, develop process improvements and ensure processes in the SMT and Subarrray areas are running at the optimal levels for continued production.  Attend CAB meeting to assist in defect identification and methods to reduce defects.  Work with other M&P’s and EMS personnel to verify that processes are being followed.

Working closely with Engineering, perform tasks listed below. 

1.   Operate, program CCA stencil print process & equipment

            a. Program selections and verification

            b. Stencil selection and revision verification

            c. Paste selection

2.   Operate, program CCA pick and place process & equipment

            a. Program selection

            b. Part selection and loading

3.   Operate, program CCA adhesive/solder dispense process & equipment

4.   Operate, program CCA reflow oven

            a. Verify correct profile is loaded

            b. Zones are at correct temperature

            c. Belt is at correct speed

5.   Operate, program CCA Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) process & equipment

            a. Loading correct program

            b. Loading CCA's for Optical Inspection

            c. Understanding output

6.   Operate, program CCA X-ray process & equipment

7.   Develop work instructions for conformal coating processes

            a. Understand different types of coating

            b. Understand Masking process

8.   Monitor and track data for various SMT processes

            a. Attend CAB meetings for rework identification and root cause analysis

9.   Operate and program SMT label making equipment

            a. Develop new label requirements

10. Interface with Engineering to ensure all equipment on circulator line is running and operational

11. Develop and update work instructions and process documentation

11. Assist engineering in the development of new processes and selection of equipment

12. Assist Engineering in the Subarray area for the production of circulators and radiators

13. Interface and resolve manufacturing issue with Electronic Manufacturing Specialists

This is for an SEA Union represented position on 1st shift

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Must possess a minimum of six (6) college credits in a laboratory science such as chemistry or physics, computer science, or a related technical field. Military equivalent will be accepted.

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.