Production Test Technician 3Woodland Hills, CA

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 manufactures some of the world's most technically advanced products. Our manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology, including the strategic use of automation, 3-D printing and robotics. There are a myriad of job functions associated with the manufacture of our products that range from machinists, engineers, operation program managers, and quality inspectors. Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Search our current job openings and join us to be at the front line of innovation. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Production Test Technician 3 based out of Woodland Hills, CA.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Sets up test apparatus and conducts tests of production assemblies and units following methods, procedures, standards, and sequences.

  • Lays out and assembles units for production equipment according to designs and specifications. Adjusts and calibrates systems as needed.

  • Modifies equipment by adding, removing, or altering components as defined by predetermined diagrams and sketches.

  • Corrects malfunctions by making adjustments or replacing parts or components as directed. Uses hand and small power tools, and various measuring and testing devices in performing job duties.

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED and 4 years of additional education and/or related experience.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

  • Experience working in an aircraft repair maintenance environment.

  • Experience using rate tables, positioning tables, and thermal chambers.

  • Able to lift 30 lbs.

  • Basic computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams).

  • Must be able to work alternating shift.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance.

  • Current or previous FAA Repairman status.

  • Developmental or operational test experience.

  • 8 years or more of industry-related testing and troubleshooting experience.

  • Familiarity with Configuration Management and/or Mission Assurance concepts.

  • Familiar with FAA, FAR, ICAO and/or ISO 90001 rules and regulations.

  • Familiar with shop floor manufacturing systems (SAP, GOLDesp, Visiprise Manufacturing, iMRO, etc.)

Salary Range: $57,800 - $96,300

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 most positions.