Northrop Grumman Production Operator 1 in Charlotte, North Carolina


  • Work schedule: 12 hours, 8:45 p.m. - 9:00 a.m. (Tues-Fri)

  • Perform all of the crystal growth tasks, from start to finish, utilizing Manufacturing Process Documents that provides instructions to accurately:

  • Measure, weigh and mix the raw materials

  • Build and operate furnaces

  • Prepare and operate growth chambers

  • Start, monitor, and end growth runs

  • Harvest and inspect final products

  • Maintain and operate all crystal growth equipment and various support equipment

  • Maintain complete and accurate records of all processes related to crystal growth

  • Participate in lean manufacturing team initiatives

  • Participate in maintaining a safe, efficient, and clean work place

  • Other duties as assigned by the area supervisor


  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Experience with standard hand tools and measuring devices including calipers and rulers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in a technical discipline

  • Mechanical aptitude and good troubleshooting skills

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