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Manufacturing Technician 2 or 3

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Elkton
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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Requisition ID: R10027636Category: Manufacturing and ProductionLocation: Elkton, Maryland, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: NoPositions Available: 2At 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 is currently seeking a Manufacturing Technician Level 2 or 3 to join our team at our Elkton, Maryland location.The Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C) facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY and Palm Beach Gardens, FL.Elkton, Maryland is located on the Upper Chesapeake Bay, midway between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Discover charming small towns, parks with miles of trails, specialty and antique shops, award winning restaurants, and inns. You can hike, bike, camp, bird watch, ride horseback, or drop a fishing line. Five rivers, Chesapeake Bay and the C&D Canal can be explored by boat or by land. Experience panoramic views from Turkey Point Lighthouse on a bluff overlooking the Bay, or from the banks of the C&D Canal where ships from around the globe cruise. https://www.ccgov.org/government/tourismJob Responsibilities:Follow the directions of supervision and lead technicians for the fabrication of rocket motors. Works with chemicals during the processing of rocket motor components.Candidate must be able to read and follow written or electronic manufacturing instructions. Must be able to work closely with non-manufacturing personnel to meet build requirements and schedules.Safe handling of hazardous materials in accordance with OSHA and company policies.Operate production equipment such as mixers, presses, lathes, scales, hoists, forklift, ovens, autoclaves and computers. Operate various instruments such as verniers, durometers, height gage and resistance meters.Support many areas of manufacturing such as - Ordnance, Casting, Insulation, Final Assembly, and Lining when work load requires additional labor.This requisition may be filled at either a Manufacturing Technician 2 or Manufacturing Technician 3, depending on years of experience and qualifications.Basic Qualifications Manufacturing Technician 2:High School Diploma2-4 years overall work experience within a manufacturing environment.Hands on manufacturing vs. automation experienceMulti-tasked, the ability to work on more than one thing at a timeGood reading and math skills.Exposure to Chemistry and vocational training such as woodworking, metal working or mechanical training.Must be able to be certified for respirator use, competent to be trained in forklift and hoist operation.Must be able to work modified shifts, overtime and weekends, if needed, and have some flexible working hours to staff production needs.Blue print reading fundamentals are required or the aptitude to learn blue print reading.Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.Basic Qualifications Manufacturing Technician 3:High School Diploma4-6 years overall work experience within a manufacturing environment.Hands on manufacturing vs. automation experienceAble to fabricate components out of rubberAble to organize and plan daily workMulti-tasked, the ability to work on more than one thing at a timeGood reading and math skills.Exposure to Chemistry and vocational training such as soldering, woodworking, metal working, or mechanical training.Must be able to be certified for respirator use, competent to be trained in forklift and hoist operation.Must be able to work modified shifts, overtime and weekends, if needed, and have some flexible working hours to staff production needs.Blue print reading fundamentals are required or the aptitude to learn blue print reading.Must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.Preferred Requirements:Experience in a manufacturing, assembly or mechanics positionDefense Industry experienceComputer knowledge in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and WordFamiliar with Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and 5S principlesThis position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor."Salary Range: $43,800 USD - $73,000 USDSalary Range 2: $52,100 USD - $86,800 USDEmployees 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Wilmington , Manufacturing Technician 2 or 3, Professions , Elkton, Delaware

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