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Northrop Grumman Engineering Technician 3 in Charlottesville, Virginia

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. We are currently looking for an Engineering Technician, in our Charlottesville, VA location, experienced in machining fabrication and CAM programming. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history. 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.

The Engineering Technician is responsible to work closely with engineering to develop detailed machining, fabrication, and hydraulic processes in support of prototypes and production requirements. Candidate must be well organized and be expected to status engineers and management, support release of tooling designs, have experience with the MasterCAM or other CAM programming system.

Candidate will develop and write programs for numerically controlled machines using engineering specifications and drawings. Analyzes engineering drawings to define configuration of parts and determine type and sequence of operations.

Develops operation sequencing and programming and welding of mechanically fabricated parts, tools, or sheet metal. Makes proper cutter selections for each part, taking into consideration such factors as speeds, types of cutters, feeds,

and control system limitations. Selects program routines for the most efficient computer calculation of dimensional and machining requirements for each part. Tests and modifies existing parts programs for engineering changes or program


Basic Qualifications:

Associates of Arts degree or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 3 yrs of manufacturing/fabrication experience

Experience programming computer numerically controlled equipment

CAM/CAD experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Associates degree or equivalent credit hours

MasterCAM programming experience

Production welding experience

Siemens NX

Team Center Manufacturing


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.

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