Northrop Grumman Assembler 1 in San Diego, California

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The Manufacturing team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Mechanical Assembler1 based out of Rancho Carmel facility in San Diego, CA.

What You'll get to Do:

The Mechanical Assembler1 position will be building/assembling module level sub-assemblies and top level assemblies. Assemblers will read and correctly interpret engineering drawings, schematics, and detailed instructions and follow said visual aids and instructions for manufacturing processes to successfully build top quality assemblies. Individuals must be able to keep up with production's intensive schedule and is expected to meet deadlines in a timely fashion. Preferred qualifications for this position will be individuals with a basic mechanical assembly understanding.

Additional duties and responsibilities include:

  • Work with chemicals on a daily basis

  • Conduct frequent and repetitive motions on assemblies

  • Comply with acceptance criteria set forth by customers

  • Produce high quality zero defect work

  • Work in a high paced environment

  • Inspect individual work prior to moving forward to next operation

  • Work in a team environment

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED with a basic understanding of mechanical assembly.

  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance which requires US citizenship.

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, rotate 40lbs regularly.

  • Prior experienced working in a fast paced, high repetitive motion environment.

  • Prior experience with working with chemicals.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office.

  • Must have excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • J-STD Experience/Certification.

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing setting.

  • Prior experience with mechanical assemblies.

  • Active DOD.

  • Clean room environment experience.

  • ESD experience

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.