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Northrop Grumman Crater Packer 2 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Northrop Grumman teams work with pride across business units toward a common goal: global security. Together, we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, its work that makes a difference. Join us and broaden your career. We'll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Our Rolling Meadows, Il facility is looking for a Crater/Packer for the purpose of preparing items for shipment per customer requirements.

Specific duties to include, perform a range of activities to prepare nonstandard items for shipment including routine crating and packing to the

preparation of non-standard crates and boxes. will determine packaging requirements from specifications, oral instructions, or knowledge of materials to be shipped and shipping conditions. May build special crating fixtures and braces for shipping unusual or large items when standard boxes and crates cannot be used. May prepare materials such as parts, assemblies, and tooling for special shipment. Packages materials by blocking, tying down, padding, securing, bracing, or other means to avoid damage. Uses standard hand and power woodworking tools and banding equipment. May coordinate loading or unloading of unusual items requiring special handling techniques.

As an employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package which includes:

Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

This position is eligible to work a 9/80 schedule. The 9/80 schedule allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and SAP

  • Excellent communication (written and oral), must be able to represent organization on specific projects.

  • Must be self-initiating; needing only general supervision for soundness of judgment and overall accuracy

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Level security clearance

  • U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experienced forklift driver

  • Prior experience packaging material of various sizes/specifications

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.

Job Category : Global Supply Chain