Northrop Grumman Assembly Technician 1 in Topeka, Kansas
If you are interested in working for an industry leading company applying cutting edge technologies to deliver innovative solutions using mobile applications, advanced analytics, big data, and the latest e-commerce platform then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. Your work will help drive a digital transformation within the post and parcel market that will increase operating efficiencies, bridge the digital and physical worlds of logistics, and create new revenue streams. Using enabling technologies, you will help build solutions that facilitate increasingly flexible delivery options demanded by consumers same day, next hour, or custom.
When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that is caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, communities of practices, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We are committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.
Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused, and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.
The Assembly Screening Technician works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS. The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.
Our Assembly Technicians perform a variety of non-complex assembly and disassembly tasks to perform functional tests for quality of product according to specifications. Will operate and test equipment to determine whether it is working properly per diagram, written or verbal instruction and will identify issue (where applicable) by selecting, verifying and identifying needed material. They perform non-complex modifications or repair of electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical assemblies. Direct supervision is provided and refers questions to higher levels. Close supervision involving detailed instructions and constant checking on work performance. Disassembles, assembles and/or installs equipment or parts requiring non-complex wiring or connecting. Screening may include identifying need for repair of electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical assemblies. Ability needed to: rotate through tasks per instruction, be detail and safety oriented, meet schedules and move items to staged areas. Assembles and labels component kits from drawings or parts list. Work is checked in progress or on completion. There is close supervision involving detailed instruction and continuous checking on work performance. Performs other related tasks, as required.
High School graduate or equivalent.
Experience with various hand and power tools.
Experience with reading and interpreting diagrams
Must be able to read, write and understand the English language well enough to perform one's duties without undue degradation of one's abilities.
Ability to read and interpret exploded view assembly drawings.
Ability to utilize hand, power and pneumatic tools to assemble/disassemble structural or mechanical components
Apply Safety Awareness to tasks
Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
Ability to stand on feet for long durations.
Ability to perform a variety of assembly tasks requiring dexterity and fine motor skills.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.
Preferred Qualifications: None
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.