Machinist 3Beltsville, MD

Requisition ID: R10161854

  • Category: Manufacturing and Production

  • Location: Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: No

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

An organization within Northrop Grumman’s Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division, Mission Enabling Products is a leading designer, producer, and supplier of spacecraft components that power and enable satellites of all classes. Products include spacecraft panels, bus structures, precision optical structures, deployable structural systems and mechanisms, solar arrays, and antenna reflectors. Our products are on virtually every U. S. satellite built in the last 20 years.

Learn more about Spacecraft Components at our website:

Job Duties:

  • Sets up and operates a variety of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, and precision grinders to make metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions.

  • Interprets blueprints, sketches, and engineering specifications.

  • Determines sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup.

  • Use a variety of machinist hand tools and precision measuring instruments. Make standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds.

  • Measure, mark, and scribe dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining.

  • Fit and assemble precision parts into mechanical equipment and determine material, parts, and equipment required.

  • Monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • 4 years of related machinist experience

  • Experience with machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, and precision grinders.

  • Good fine motor skills.

  • Willingness and capability to learn new tasks.

  • Good communication skills to effectively interact with peers for training and workflow coordination.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2-year technical associate’s degree

  • Completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.

  • Experience with machines that are numerically controlled.

Salary Range: $57,800 - $96,300

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.