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Manufacturing Operator

Requisition ID: R10105323

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Magna, UT, 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.

Northrop Grumman, Space Systems, is currently seeking a Manufacturing Operator to join our team at the Bacchus, UT facility. 

Primary assignment is in the Transportation area performing activities and tasks associated with moving rocket motors, tooling and materials.

Position Summary:

Area specific essential functions, responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrated skills and aptitude to safely lead and efficiently perform rocket motor moves with semi-tractors, Scheuerle transporter, flatbed trucks and large forklifts.

  • Ability to drive semi-tractors, Scheuerle transporter and forklifts in areas with limited clearances and visibility. 

  • Demonstrated ability to safely perform spotting operations and demonstrated willingness to follow the directions of a spotter.

  • Physical ability to individually lift objects up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to read, clearly interpret, and accurately follow GOPs and other written instructions.

  • Must be willing to perform shift work and work on weekends and holidays.  Must be willing to work overtime as required.

  • Complete and sustain sound proficiencies in all required training, including skill based training.  

  • Ability to function effectively under close scrutiny while performing a high visibility operation.

  • Assist the training of new and lower classification operators through on-the-job coaching and mentoring

  • Effectively and constructively communicate with personnel including leadership, coworkers and support team members

  • Participates in PES improvement activities, process/procedure improvements, standard work instructions and the global improvement of Operations

  • Engage in and promote SIS activities, hazard abatements, OP-E, Take Two, etc.

  • Demonstrate the initiative and ability to become knowledgeable and proficient in most area processes and support most levels of hands-on operations

  • Work to enhance the safety, quality, cost and scheduling performance within the work area

  • Other duties as assigned by leadership

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School plus 4 or more years of heavy equipment driving experience (small forklifts, large forklifts, and flatbed trucks).

  • Must possess the ability to read in-plant handling manual instructions including special tie-down arrangements and general and special safety equipment.

  • Proven ability to work within a team environment and work well with customers.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Current Class A CDL with the ability to obtain applicable endorsements, such as Haz-Mat.

  • Shall provide a current MVR with zero moving violations in the past year.

  • Prefer knowledge of FMSR regulations and possession of a valid Class A CDL and Endorsements.

  • Two year driving transportation vehicles of up to vehicles with a GVWR of 26,001 or its equivalent in on-the-job training either as a medium equipment or forklift operator.

  • Functional with basic computer functions including Word, and ability to operate mobile devices.

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.