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Northrop Grumman Gerber Operator 2 - 3rd Shift - Space Components in San Diego, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrup Grumman Space Systems Division designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

United in pride and shared goals, Northrup Grumman employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions.Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Northrup Grumman is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Our San Diego, CA location is seeking a Manufacturing Gerber Technician 2 to join our team. This position will be filled on 3rd Shift, 8:00 pm - 5:30 am.

The Manufacturing Gerber Technician 2 position performs functions associated with all manufacturing operations in layup and panel fabrication.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Handling and managing fragile composite materials. Prep, lay-up and bonding of composite products.

• Experience with layup of uni-directional and weave pre-pregs

• May report status/progress and interface with other employees and departments.

• Tooling preparation and release application.

• Utilize measurement tools such as calipers, rulers, and tape measures for fabricating hardware.

• Assist in maintaining overall shop appearance and cleanliness.

• Execute to written instructions.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma and 2+ years' of manufacturing experience may be considered in lieu of an Associate's degree or Technical degree.

  • US Citizenship required

  • Minimum of two years of experience, working with Gerber pattern cutters and cutworks software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree or 2 year Technical degree and 3 years' minimum experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Prefer that they also have a minimum of 1 year layup 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.

Job Category : Manufacturing and Production