Engineering Technician 2Clearfield, UT

Requisition ID: R10159250

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Clearfield, Utah, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 2nd Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • 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.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking an experienced Composite Technician for our R&D Engineering Team in Clearfield & Magna (HTS), UT locations with emphasis on composite machining to support current development and production efforts.

Job Duties:

  • Participate in the safe execution of tasks required in support of research and development and production for commercial, military and classified programs as the demand requires

  • Maintain inventory (tooling, equipment, NEI material, direct materials)

  • Use of machinery with proper PPE

  • Material preparation (storage, thawing, cutting, inventory, traceability, etc. )

  • Preparation of various samples

  • Perform SMI fundamentals

  • Trimming composites

  • Execute work orders / Project assignments

  • Track individual metrics, maintain notebook, capture lessons learned and undocumented process details

  • Take part in process improvements

  • Take part in cost improvement initiatives

Basic Requirements:

  • 4 years of composites, aerospace, machining, or manufacturing experience

  • Able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance

  • Able to communicate concepts, ideas and procedural steps to others in a clear, concise and effective manner

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Able to follow procedures

  • Must have Hands-on / Mechanical aptitude

  • Innate problem solving skills

  • Willing to work unconventional shifts occasionally to complete assignments


  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED required (education will be verified)

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least one year of machining experience with any of the below

  • Up to 5-axis manual Mill

  • CNC Mill

  • Familiar with machine shop environment

  • Experience with Siemens controller software

Competencies for Success:

  • Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set, through schooling and training

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization

  • Able to deal effectively with stress and conflict

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, diverse environment

  • Desire to work in a “team first” environment

Salary Range: $45,800 - $76,300

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.