Sr Principal Numerical Control Program Redondo Beach, CA

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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider of prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable, reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible possible.

SSSD has an opening for a Sr Principal Numerical Control Programmer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in Redondo Beach, California .

The ideal candidate will have experience performing a variety of machinist responsibilities which may include but are not limited to the following:

Must be capable of programming complex close tolerance machined hardware in various exotic materials, from Titanium, Invar, Kovar, Inconel, Macor, Fiberglass Epoxy, Aluminum, etc. Must have Mastercam version 2020 or higher and Esprit software experience in creating geometry from Solid Models, IGES, STEP, DXF files. Must have a high-speed machining background with the ability to program two-axis trunnion. Capable of programming, DMG, Mazak, and HAAS CNC 3, 4, and 5-axis machines, and 6-axis Mill-Turn CNC machines with Fanuc, Siemen, Mazatrol controllers. Able to work both vertical and horizontal CNC machines.

The applicant should also be well versed in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance per ANSI 14.5M 1982/1994 specifications to interpret actual position and tolerance requirements. Able to work with little or no direct supervision. Willingness to work overtime when needed to satisfy customer requirements. Experience in Swiss Machine programming, along with Catia and NX experience is a plus.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible Schedules: For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years plus experience in programming skills using Mastercam and Esprit software required.

  • Experience in the aerospace industry.

  • Experience programming, setup, and provide direction to machine operators. with minimum supervision.

  • Experience manufacturing complex tolerance machined hardware in various exotic materials, from Titanium, Invar, Kovar, Stainless, Aluminum, etc.

  • Experience in multi-axis machining and turning with live tooling background.

  • Experience in high-speed machining.

  • Proven ability to work in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A\AS Degree plus 10 years of experience as a CNC Programmer.

  • Experience with Haas, Mazak, Mazak Mill-Turn, DMG, DMG Mill Turn, Tsugami Swiss CNC Machine

  • Experience with Vericut, NX, Catia5, and AutoCAD

  • Excellent communication skills.

Salary Range: $117,700 - $176,500

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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.