Composite Bonder Technician 3Beavercreek, OH

Requisition ID: R10163786

  • Category: Manufacturing and Production

  • Location: Beavercreek, Ohio, United States of America | Kettering, Ohio, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Any (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions 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 Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking Level 3 Composite Bonder Technician to join our team in Beavercreek, (Dayton) Ohio . We are a world-class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles. Our work is mission critical and directly contributes to national security.

Essential Functions:

  • Fabricate composite components and/or tools, which may include, tool prep, ply kit generation, lamination, vacuum bagging, de-molding, trimming, finishing, core fabrication, and Composite bonding processes.

  • Troubleshoot and solve unique problems through collaboration with engineers and other technicians.

  • Handle perishable materials, paying close attention to expiration dates, out time life, and traceability information.

  • Read and interpret job orders, drawings, and specifications.

  • Operate autoclave and curing ovens to complete bonding cycles.

  • Operate handheld tools. (e.g.) Scissors, razor knives, grinders, drills, sanders, cutting wheels, saws, routers, etc.

  • Utilize lean manufacturing principles and disciplines to enhance quality, cost, and delivery.

  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.

  • Support other departments or completes other duties as necessary.

  • Responsible to completed and pass job specific qualifications programs required to perform tasks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 4 years of composites experience in an aerospace, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment.

  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret Security Clearance and special program access within a reasonable period of time as determined by the needs of the business.

  • Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to work flexible, changing shifts, including weekends.

  • Ability to pass medical/respiratory evaluation in order to obtain and maintain necessary respirator clearance and compliance with all respirator fitting requirements.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to work in Kettering or Beavercreek locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of A&P certificate program.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Prior Military

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $25 - $42

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.