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Northrop Grumman Machinist/Fabricator/Integration Technician in Sykesville, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in Sykesville, Maryland is seeking a Machinist/Fabricator/Integration Technician. The Machinist/Fabricator/Integration Technician will work closely with the Engineering, Operations Program Management (OPM), Manufacturing Engineering, and Cell Management organizations in support of both internal and external customer delivery requirements.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Set up and operation of a variety of machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, and precision grinders

  • Make metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions

  • Bending and fabricating sheet metal parts

  • Creating templates for cabinet repair

  • Interpreting blueprints, sketches, and engineering specifications; determines sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup

  • Using a variety of machinist hand tools and precision measuring instruments

  • Makes complex shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds

  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining

  • Fits and assembles precision parts into mechanical equipment and determines material, parts, and equipment required

  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures

Must have:

  • Excellent manual dexterity, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Great verbal and written communication skills

  • Outstanding mathematical skills and analytical abilities



Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED and at least 2 years of relevant experience

  • Experience with machining and fabrication

  • Experience using precision tools (e.g. calipers) to take accurate measurements

  • Experience reading blueprints, schematics and manuals

  • Knowledge of metal properties and other material

  • Experience in a Manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience

  • Experience in Defense industry

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