U109 SMT & Subarray Material & Process Specialist 1 - 2nd ShiftElkridge, MD

Requisition ID: R10157658

  • Category: Non-CJCS

  • Location: Elkridge, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 2nd Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: No

  • Positions Available: 1

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 Mission Systems is seeking a SMT & Subarray Material Process Specialist 1 to join its organization. This position is located at the Troy Hill facility in Elkridge, MD.


With directions from Engineering, develop process improvements and ensure processes in the SMT and Subarrray areas are running at the optimal levels for continued production. Attend CAB meeting to assist in defect identification and methods to reduce defects. Work with other M&P’s and EMS personnel to verify that processes are being followed.

Working closely with Engineering, perform tasks listed below.



  1. Operate, program CCA stencil print process & equipment

a. Program selections and verification

b. Stencil selection and revision verification

c. Paste selection

  1. Operate, program CCA pick and place process & equipment

a. Program selection

b. Part selection and loading

  1. Operate, program CCA adhesive/solder dispense process & equipment

  2. Operate, program CCA reflow oven

a. Verify correct profile is loaded

b. Zones are at correct temperature

c. Belt is at correct speed

  1. Operate, program CCA Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) process & equipment

a. Loading correct program

b. Loading CCA's for Optical Inspection

c. Understanding output

  1. Operate, program CCA X-ray process & equipment

  2. Develop work instructions for conformal coating processes

a. Understand different types of coating

b. Understand Masking process

  1. Monitor and track data for various SMT processes

a. Attend CAB meetings for rework identification and root cause analysis

  1. Operate and program SMT label making equipment

a. Develop new label requirements

  1. Interface with Engineering to ensure all equipment on circulator line is running and operational

  2. Develop and update work instructions and process documentation

  3. Assist engineering in the development of new processes and selection of equipment

  4. Assist Engineering in the Subarray area for the production of circulators and radiators

  5. Interface and resolve manufacturing issue with Electronic Manufacturing Specialists

This is for an SEA Union represented position on 2nd shift


  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Must possess a minimum of six (6) college credits in a laboratory science such as chemistry or physics, computer science, or a related technical field.


  • Experience in and Manufacturing and or laboratory environment or equivalent preferred

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.

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