Northrop Grumman SCA Maintenance Machinist in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is currently seeking an SCA Maintenance Machinist to join our diverse team of professionals at our Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) Support Center in Rolling Meadows, Illinois .


  • Performs the measurement, calculation, and precision machining of complex parts

  • Interprets and adheres to currently released drawing configurations and identifies drawing discrepancies

  • Supports the machining and design of prototype parts and assemblies to include providing reasonable labor estimates and defining process inspection points for the development of master routing travelers

  • Understands and applies basic math skills and follows basic instructions and guidelines

  • Negotiates and integrate different viewpoints on complex issues, collaborates in a team environment and understand sequence of operations or actions to be taken. Employees must be able to wear a respirator and other safety gear

  • Maintains a clean and safe working area at all times

  • Identifies tooling, supplies, and resources needed in order to maintain a serviceable working area

  • Performs maintenance as required on all tools, equipment, and machinery

  • Identifies defective tools and equipment and removes them from usage

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of5 years of machine operation and/or programming experience.

  • Must be able to wear a respirator and other applicable safety gear.

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance.

  • Must be capable of becoming respirator certified (including passing the respirator physical examination) to support the basic tasks associated with applying painted coatings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using controlled drawings and work instructions.

  • Experiece programming and running Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Milling Center.

  • Experience machining parts and holding critical dimensions.

  • An active DoD Secret (or higher) security clearance

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.