SCA Machinery Maintenance MechanicRolling Meadows, IL

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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems Sector is searching for an experienced, detail-oriented light mechanic and painter to join our organization in Rolling Meadows IL that is ready to use their knowledge and experience to help us sustain customer requirements.

The successful candidate will be responsible for repairing and painting a variety of surfaces and product.

Job Responsibilities:

-Repair and paint mechanical items to drawing.

-Repair cracks, dents, holes, and other minor surface damage to product.

-Install various inserts or helical coils into properly prepared holes in accordance with MIL SPECS.

-Follow all workplace health and safety rules.

-Properly mix paints and primers to achieve desired consistency.

-Comply with a tool control program.

-Assist in monitoring overhead material supplies and identify any shortages.

-Make stencils as required to support product.

-Use fixtures and assembly aides as required to properly assemble and repair product.

-Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment to include hearing protection, tyvek painter suit and a respirator as required.

-Maintain a clean and tidy work area.

-Give estimates as required to facilitate repairs

-Work well with others.

-Manage job details and document all repair actions on appropriate paperwork.

Basic Qualifications:

-High school diploma or GED

-2+ years of experience spray painting.

-2+ years of mechanical experience.

-Valid drivers License, clean driving record and reliable transportation

-Knowledge of spray-painting techniques.

-Able to sit and stand while working.

-Great attention to detail, positive attitude, and strong work ethic

-Can work independently and as part of a team environment.

-Can communicate well.

-Able to follow verbal and written instructions.

-Friendly with good interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

-4+ years experience spray painting.

-4+ years experience performing light mechanical repairs.

-Certified for spray painting.


Salary Range: $30 - $30

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

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.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.