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Northrop Grumman Internal Technical Trainer in Gilbert, Arizona

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 Space 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for a Internal Technical Trainer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located at our Gilbert, Arizona facility.

As a Trainer / Inspector, your primary responsibility will be to train Assemblers, Technicians, Quality Inspectors and pertinent Engineers ("Operators") in the J-STD-001, and IPC 7711/7721 policies and procedures. As time allows, you will also perform improvement initiatives.

Essential Functions:

• Maintain training matrix for Operations and J-STD-001 certification requirements

• Provide advanced soldering, application techniques and spot training for Operators as work defects occur. Enhance understanding and appropriate use of criteria outlined in the IPC 7711/7721 and J-STD-001 Standards

• Responsibilities include:

o Creation and dissemination of additional training documentation for specialized training (i.e., specific processes, lifted pads, rework/repair, etc.)

o Ensure Operators maintain scheduled training to meet certification requirements

o Order and maintain supplies needed to conduct training, i.e., IPC certificates, IPC soldering kits, components/boards, videos/visual aids, etc.

o Review, observe, and qualify the workmanship (demonstrated by completed training boards and materials) to the J-STD-001 acceptance criteria

o implement improvement opportunities (e.g., Zero Defect Plans, Corrective Actions)


Basic Qualifications:

*Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 3 years of work experience. Prior relevant or equivalent work experience and current certifications may substitute for Degree requirement

*Experience within electronics manufacturing/inspection of PCBs, electronic assemblies, cable/wire harness assemblies and related technologies.

*Must be comfortable speaking in public and have the ability to instruct other in processes and procedures

*Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and Outlook, at a minimum

Preferred Qualifications:

*Maintain certification as Certified IPC Trainer (CIT) for J-STD-001 (and supplements at a minimum)

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 Category : Technical Support