Numerical Cntrl PgmrPalmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10163225

  • Category: Manufacturing and Production

  • Location: Palmdale, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Any (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 Aerospace Systems sector is seeking a Numerical Control Programmer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in El Segundo , CA, where technology and teamwork come together. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing organization, working collaboratively while promoting a positive and proactive teamwork environment.

Essential Job Functions:

Develops and writes programs for numerically controlled machines using engineering specifications and drawings. Analyzes engineering drawings to define configuration of parts and determine type and sequence of machine operations. Develops programs for machining parts, tools, or sheet metal on numerically controlled machine tools. Makes proper cutter selections for each part, taking into consideration such factors as speeds, types of cutters, feeds, and control system limitations. Selects program routines for the most efficient computer calculation of dimensional and machining requirements for each part. Tests and modifies existing parts programs for engineering changes or program improvements.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work from engineering drawings and/or 3D CAD models to develop or modify NC code to inspect piece parts. Drawing package interpretation requires knowledge of internal manufacturing processes, drafting standards, and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.

  • Confer with Engineering on possibilities for manufacturing economy through design simplification and standardization of parts.

  • Confer with machine tool and CAM manufacturers and suppliers to effectively resolve system and controller problems as well as update machining software programs.

  • Interface with manufacturing engineering and tooling representatives to maintain quality performance and solve discrepancies concerning engineering and tool design requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Masters with 0 years of experience OR Bachelors Degree with 2 years of experience OR 6 of years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.

  • Experience with Catia Software, NX 20, Mastercam, Coordinate Measuring Machines, GD&T tolerancing practices, Manufacturing, and Tool Design/Fabrication methodologies.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain DOD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access

  • The ability to work 1st “5 AM – 3:30 PM” or 2nd shift “4:12 PM – 2:42 AM” and any work schedule

  • Must be able to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work including bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting to 35 pounds, and working overhead.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • (STEM) Degree

  • Experience with PC-DMIS NC – Metrology software for CNC machines.

  • Experience with: CATIA, NX, Vericut, Fibersim, ACES

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access

Salary Range: $79,300 - $118,900

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.