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Northrop Grumman Laboratory Technician 2 in Plymouth, Minnesota

Northrop Grumman is in need of a Laboratory Technician to work at it's Plymouth, Minnesota location. The location is part of the Weapons Systems business unit of Northrop Grumman.

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of technical procedures such as preparing routine solutions and reagents and performing routine reactions. Makes and records observations; performs simple calculations; and collects and prepares data for evaluation. Conducts laboratory support functions such as stocking and distributing supplies and equipment; arranging and dismantling apparatus; and collecting, washing, and storing glassware. Mixes epoxy, performs technical and record keeping duties in conformance with company and regulatory policies and standards to meet quality and accuracy requirements. May analyze compounds and manage corporate compound collection. Performs technical procedures in one or more of the following areas: Production, Research and Development, Quality Control/Assurance, and/or Compliance/Environmental.

Performs a variety of technical procedures such as preparing routine solutions/reagents and performing routine reactions.

Makes and records observations; performs simple calculations; and collects and prepares data for evaluation.

Conducts laboratory support functions such as stocking and distributing supplies and equipment; arranging and dismantling apparatus; and collecting, washing, and storing glassware.

Performs technical and record keeping duties in conformance with company and regulatory policies and standards to meet quality and accuracy requirements.

Assists in energetic development operations for warheads, munitions, and rocket motors.

Handles explosive materials and liquid explosives on a daily basis (will be required).

Assists in maintaining instrumentation and provides escort for contractors servicing instrumentation.

Supports and participates in various laboratory tasks, as required.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

• HS Diploma or equivalent required

• 2 years related work experience in a chemistry laboratory

• Able to follow established written procedures and specifications

• Able to work independently and with minimum supervision

• Proficient in Microsoft Office

• Must be a US citizen

• Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• Technical degree preferred

• Experience with lab instrumentation including Liquid Chromatography, Spectroscopy, and/or Dynamic Mechanical Analyzers

• Experience handling/testing composite or energetic materials

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Technical Support

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