Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Senior Manufacturing Technician

Gilbert, AZ

Job Description

Job ID: RS20182809-47862


Northrop Grumman is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!

About the position:

This Sr. Manufacturing technician should be capable and experienced in working in a broad based manufacturing environment which includes:

Space Flight quality Hand soldering and assembly of printed circuit boards to NASA/J-Std Flight requirements. Must be capable of soldering fine pitch flat pack IC’s and components and have an excellent working knowledge of standard soldering practices and techniques. Must be capable of performing circuit card assembly rework and repair operations as detailed by manufacturing Engineering and rework documentation. Familiarization with Class Zero ESD requirements and flat pack IC lead forming capability a plus.

Under minimal supervision, fabricate and assemble complex Space flight cable and harnesses assemblies from drawings, schematics, wire lists, or engineering sketches in conformance with government specifications and workmanship standards. Support cable and harness installations to spacecraft per installation drawings and procedures. A strong understanding of wiring processes, crimping, splicing, wire routing, and assembly techniques as it applies to NASA standard harness assembly operations is required.

The candidate must work well alone and within a team environment. Must possess good problem solving skills, organizational skills, communication skills, and work with limited supervision. Must be a self starter, must be self motivated, and a team player. Familiarization with ESD, FOD, 5S, and Tool Control required.


A High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of seven years of related experience in the above manufacturing processes required. Must have the ability to be certified to applicable NASA and IPC J-Std  processes as they apply to hand soldering and harness assembly operations.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Operations
Group: Space