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An organization within Northrop Grumman Space Systems' Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division, Cutting Edge Optronics is a leading provider of high-power laser diode arrays, high power pump modules and diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) lasers. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer capable of supplying unmounted diode bars, packaged laser diodes, DPSS modules, laser diode drivers and complete DPSS laser systems. Our diode laser-based products have become industry standards and are used in a wide variety of commercial and military applications.
Learn more about Cutting Edge Optronics at our website: https://www.northropgrumman.com/who-we-are/cutting-edge-optronics/ .
Northrop Grumman - Cutting Edge Optronics (CEO) is looking for a highly motivated Assembler. This position requires a team-oriented individual to perform tasks associated with the fabrication of laser diode bars, laser diode arrays or laser diode pumped gain modules.
Primary responsibilities will include a subset of the following (1) fabrication of laser diode bars, (2) fabrication of hard and/or soft solder mounted bar assemblies, (3) preparation of mechanical parts for laser diode array and subassembly builds, (4) laser diode array builds and (5) assembly and test of CW gain modules.
Responsibilities are subject to change dependent upon your personal experience/strengths and specific needs of Cutting Edge Optronics.
High school diploma or GED
Good fine motor skills
Willingness and capability to learn new tasks
Good communication skills to effectively interact with peers for training and work flow coordination
Experience related to the fabrication of laser diode bars and arrays or similar manufacturing experience
2-year technical associate's degree
Experience with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Salary Range: $31,200 - $50,900
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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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