Electronic TechnicianChester, GBR

Your Opportunity to Define Possible. Our Opportunity to Deliver the Nation's Security. Together .

Salary: £30,600 - £41,400

Role clearance type: Must be able to obtain and maintain government clearance (SC). Clearance not required to start.

Location: Chester, UK

About Your Opportunity:

The Electronic Repair Technician (ERT) will undertake the diagnosis and repair of system hardware items within the Chester facility as directed by Line Management. On infrequent occasions, the ERT may be required to undertake off site activities under the supervision of a Northrop Grumman (NG) Field Service Representative (FSR).

A unique and exciting opportunity to support military operations. As a key member of the Chester technical team, this role provides essential technical support to the Large Aircraft InfraRed CounterMeasures (LAIRCM) system installed on MoD and Voyager aircraft.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.

  • Flexible Benefits Package - choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.

  • Employee Incentive Programme - exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel.

  • Career Development - opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities.

Your Responsibilities :

  • The diagnosis and repair of avionic units in a timely manner to a high standard.

  • Observe safe working practices.

  • To be meticulous in the recording of repair and engineering data, both written and computer-based.

  • Preparation of equipment for shipping.

  • On occasions the ERT may be required to undertake off site activities under the supervision of a Northrop Grumman (NG) Field Service Engineer (FSR). Supporting Field Service activities, covering for periods of absences, surge or additional program testing

Your Experience:

  • NVQ Level 4 in Electronics, equivalent or relevant work experience.

  • Educated to GCSE standard with passes that include English and mathematics.

  • IT literate and have a verifiable working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • To be able to work flexibly under pressure while carrying out the instructions of line management.

  • Experience in the repair of Military or Civilian avionic systems (Desirable)

Your Future Team:

The Chester team are a small, dedicated and committed group, comprised of a Senior Operations Manager, an Operations Manager, a Project Administrator and two other Electronic Repair Technicians, operating from the Chester Facility. The team work closely together and support each other across all levels of program and customer support. In addition to the NGUKL supporting functions, the team also has engineering and program management support based in the United States. All stakeholders collaborate with one another, sharing ideas and opportunities to provide the customer with the best support possible to enable mission success.

We believe that creating a team that values diversity and fosters inclusion is essential to great performance. We know the best ideas come from diversity of thought, background, perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry . We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We'll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business.

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And within a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes - then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who'll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I'd like to find out more - then connect direct with talentenquiries@uk.ngc.com , where one of our recruitment business partners will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation's security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.



Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce.