Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Associate Mechanical Technician

Dulles, VA

Job Description

Job ID: FJK20181708-47086

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Education and Experience

Under minimal supervision, or guidance of group leader perform routine mechanical assembly activities following established procedures. Assist in design of hardware components according to guidelines for prototype or one of a kind items.

  • Utilize PC based  work instruction format to perform assembly of mechanical components
  • Assist design and fabricate tooling and test fixtures.
  • Under minimal supervision, take measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
  • Assist in resolving problems relating to project.
  • Confer with lead person or supervisor to coordinate activities
  • Perform related duties as assigned or required
  • Strong organizational skills mandatory

A High School Diploma or General Education Degree or equivalent experience is required.

Two years of related experience preferred, but not required.

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.

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Operations
Group: Space