Electronics Assembler BSykesville, MD

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 Mission Systems sector is seeking Electronics Assembler to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

The Assembler uses electronic components, mechanical parts, drawings and engineering documentation, tools, and manufacturing processes to build completed units such as circuit card assemblies, cable assemblies and wire harnesses, modules, and cabinet assemblies.

What You'll get to Do at a Level "B":

  • Obtain all necessary information to perform job assignment and report any discrepancies to appropriate personnel.

  • Plan, lay out, assemble, wire and solder complete electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and apparatus such as PC boards, controls and control panels, assemblies, converters, inverters, and small output stations.

  • Read and interpret schematics and wiring diagrams to perform point-to-point assembly, where assemblies and subassemblies require wiring and soldering of large masses of wires in confined spaces.

  • Following appropriate wiring diagram, perform wiring using harness boards, tie-in cables and harnesses; install mechanical parts, components and fasteners as specified.

  • Perform electrical/electronic and mechanical assembly tasks working as a member of an assembly team as assigned.

  • Lay out and construct harness boards to assemble and form wiring and cables for a wide variety of electrical/electronic and mechanical assemblies and subassemblies.

  • Mix and apply bonding components and encapsulates.

  • Perform product finishing functions as required; obtain and maintain proper certifications, such as Conformal Coating Printed Wiring Assembly (PWA), Paints/Epoxies, etc.

  • Use and operate a broad range of hand tools, assembly equipment and safety equipment to perform tasks.

  • Understand the function of and use a broad range of electrical/electronic and mechanical parts and components such as brackets, solder, wire, resistors, diodes, capacitors, relays, transformers, coils, switches, PC boards, epoxies, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or recognized equivalent (GED)

  • 2 + years of mechanical assembly and repair experience

  • Experience utilizing a broad range of hand tools, assembly equipment and safety equipment to perform tasks.

  • Exceptional mechanical/electrical aptitude

  • Must be capable of successfully completing basic solder certification, visual acuity test and in-house skills training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 + years of Circuit card assembly and repair experience

  • Previous assembly experience

  • AA Degree

  • SAP or other ERP/MRP System experience

Salary Range: $45,457 - $105,688

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.