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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking Level 1 Manufacturing Technician to join our Beavercreek, (Dayton) Ohio. We are a world-class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles. Our work is mission critical and directly contributes to national security.
Fabricate composite components/tools, which may include bond prep, tool prep, ply kit generation, lamination, vacuum bagging, de-molding, trimming, finishing, core fabrication, and bond work
Troubleshoot and solve unique problems working with engineering and other composite technicians
Handle perishable materials, paying close attention to expiration dates and out time life, and traceability information
Operate handheld tools. (e.g.) Scissors, razor knives, grinders, drills, sanders, cutting wheels, saws, routers, etc.
Utilize lean manufacturing principles and disciplines to enhance quality, cost, and delivery
Able to work in a team environment
Support other departments or completes other duties as necessary
Be able to operate autoclave and curing ovens
Work in both FOD critical and FOD sensitive environments and observe all related safety procedures
Responsible to completed and pass job specific qualifications programs required to perform task. Maintain a clean and safe working environment
The ideal candidate must be interested in technical growth & enjoy a culture were teamwork and collaboration drive success. Additionally, you must be able & willing to work in a process-centric environment.
This position requires an active DOD Secret clearance. While you are waiting for clearance, you could be performing non-cleared first shift work for other groups in support of our mission. Once you receive your clearance, you will begin working your assigned position.
High School Degree or equivalent (GED)
Basic computer skills
Manufacturing experience required for this position
Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 50 pounds
Ability to work flexible/changing schedules including weekends
Ability to work in Kettering or Beavercreek location
Ability to obtain DoD Secret Security Clearance and special program access within a reasonable period of time as determined by the needs of the business
Composite manufacturing experience to include layup, assembling and fabricate of composite parts
Demonstrated ability using standard measuring equipment and power hand tools
Ability to read and understand blueprints, technical specifications, and operating procedures
Salary Range: $17 - $29
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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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