Northrop Grumman Engineering Technician 2 in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

As a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology & Innovation development team, you will provide technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks. Support manufacturing concepts and processes for production applications of advanced technologies including, but not limited to composites fabrication, assembly, automation, inspection, direct part manufacturing and LO technologies. Performs fabrication, assembly and testing based activities in support of multiple projects. May conduct tests and record data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis. Support engineering on design concepts, TRL/MRL maturity, and specification requirements to best utilize resources and manufacturing techniques. Ensure processes and procedures are followed and in compliance with regulations. This position will involve interfacing with various support organizations and management. Occasional travel, between sites may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree or other equivalent education/training and experience with 1 year of related Engineering Technician experience.

  • This position requires having an active Secret DoD Clearance to start and the ability to maintain. This position also requires having the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access.

  • Must be able to individually manage multiple tasks concurrently and provide technical support to engineering on a variety of different projects.

  • Must be proficient in written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal and team skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with overseeing composite fabrication efforts and coordinating technician activities.

  • Leads the assembly and bonding together of components and substructures.

  • Capable of providing technical training, sharing best practices, and mentoring others.

  • Prior safety representative experience with facilitating safety related training and awareness for team.

  • Experience with reading and interpreting technical documents, drawings, and process procedures.

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.