Northrop Grumman Numerical Control Programmer in Princess Anne, Maryland

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Numerical Control Programmer to join our Theoretical Studies and Engineering Research (TSER) Sounding Rocket Program in Princess Anne, Maryland .

Job Duties:

Develop and write programs for numerically controlled machines (lathe and mill) using engineering specifications and drawings

Analyze engineering drawings to define configuration of parts and determine type and sequence of machine operations

Develop programs for machining parts, tools, and sheet metal on numerically controlled machine tools

Make proper cutter selections for each part, taking into consideration such factors as speeds, types of cutters, feeds, and control system limitations

Select program routines for the most efficient computer calculation of dimensional and machining requirements for each part

Test and modify existing parts programs for engineering changes or program improvements

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree or 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree

  • Capable of running manual machines and performing secondary operations such as insert or rivet installations

  • The ability to work in both external and internal environmental conditions

  • To have or have the ability obtain a forklift certification

  • A current Secret security clearance or a U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Mastercam CAD/CAM Software

  • Operational experience running Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines

  • Working knowledge and familiarity with Catia V5, NX 6, Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM), Tool Inspection and Fabrication methodologies

  • Experience computing, analyzing, and interpreting numerical data for reporting purposes

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