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Northrop Grumman Mechanical Technician 2 - Plating in Redondo Beach, California

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Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Strategic Space Systems Division has an opening for a Mechanical Technician 2 - Plating to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

In this role a candidate must possess the following:

  • Intermediate skills in plating copper, nickel, tin lead, precious metals, and perform passivation and chemical conversion coatings.

  • A willingness to build upon a familiarity in electroplating techniques, and hazardous chemical handling.

  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and drawing notes.

  • Be able to provide general laboratory support such as scheduled routine tasks, instrument preventative maintenance, prepare standards, restocking chemical inventory, and good housekeeping to comply with ESH&M regulations.

  • Candidate will become well versed in military standards as well as industry process specifications.

  • Candidate must be self-motivated, reliable, industrious, and able to work independently.

  • A willingness to follow in-house processes without regard for past experience is required for the candidate to be successful.

  • Working hours on a 9/80 schedule.

  • Candidate must be willing to work Overtime and any shift.



Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

  • A minimum of 2 Years of technician or plating experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in plating copper, nickel, tin lead, precious metals, passivation and chemical conversion.

  • Experience controlling rectifiers and plating parameters to achieve desired finish.

  • Verifying and recording processing information on written & electronic logs.

  • Recognizing quality problems and help provide solutions to corrective actions.

  • Use of X-Ray and other instruments to verify plating thickness.

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