Northrop Grumman Assembler 1 - 2nd Shift in San Diego, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

Some of the world's most technically advanced products are manufactured by employees, who work within Northrop Grumman Missions Systems, a leading provider of sensor systems for a variety of global security applications, including situational awareness and self-protection.

Northrop Grumman manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology, including the strategic use of automation, 3-D printing and robotics. There are a myriad of job functions associated, either directly or indirectly, with the manufacture of our products that range from machinists, engineers, operation program managers, and quality inspectors.

Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Search our current job openings and join us to be at the front line of innovation. How do cyber terrorists get past the industry's best? They don't. There are too many of us here at Northrop Grumman fighting virtual threats, making sure that enterprises and entire countries are protected from large-scale attacks. Join us as we design programs and applications that make sure data and networks are safe. You'll help create the hardware that keeps out the bad guys and build relay systems that deliver secure communications to our forces worldwide. And you'll be supported by training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an Assembler 2 (2nd Shift) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located at the Spectrum Facility in San Diego, CA. 2nd shift hours are from 3:30 pm - 1am and follows a 9/80 work week.

Join the men and women of the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in meeting the largest, most complex systems challenges imaginable for government, military and business.

Avionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) is an operating unit within the Mission Systems division of Northrop Grumman Information Systems. ATN is located in the Rancho Carmel facility in San Diego, California. The business has developed and advanced software-defined radio technology for sophisticated communications in a network-centric environment.

A&TN focuses on providing advanced technologies, engineering development and production for our software-defined radio programs. A&TN programs include the communications, navigation and identification (CNI) production for F-22 and F-35 aircraft and production of advanced multi-function RF products such as JCREW.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Set up test apparatus and conduct tests of production assemblies and units following methods, procedures, standards, and sequences.

  • Lay out and assembles units for production equipment according to designs and specifications.

  • Adjust and calibrates systems as needed.

  • Modify equipment by adding, removing, or altering components as defined by predetermined diagrams and sketches.

  • Correct malfunctions by making adjustments or replacing parts or components as directed.

  • Use hand and small power tools, and various measuring and testing devices in performing job duties.

  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work Second Shift.

  • High School diploma.

  • Knowledge of assembly techniques.

  • Ability to perform basic problem solving techniques which are fully defined and available through the supervisor, coworkers and written materials.

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be able to perform assembly techniques in order to make modifications, reworks and assemblies.

  • Must possess basic, verbal and written communication skills for minimal interaction with others.

  • Exposure/Knowledge of Filter assemblies and/or current J-STD-001 certification.

  • 1 year of manufacturing/electronics experience.

  • Some experience/exposure with soldering small electronic devices. This may include Surface Mount, Thru Hole, and soldering performed with filter assemblies.

  • Knowledge of techniques, approaches, guidelines, policies and procedures in the job area.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

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 : Manufacturing and Production