Northrop Grumman Assembler 2 in San Diego, California

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TheAvionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an Assembler 2based out of Rancho Carmel facility in San Diego, CA.

ATN is an operating unit within the Mission Systems division of Northrop Grumman Information Systems.The business has developed and advanced software-defined radio technology for sophisticated communications in a network-centric environment.

ATN focuses on providing advanced technologies, engineering development and production for our software-defined radio programs. ATN 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.

The Assembler 2 is responsible for assembling PCBAs to be integrated into our products. This position will be working with and soldering components and lumped element filters to PCB boards using microscopes. This takes excellent dexterity skills, the ability to work long hours using microscopes, and a keen attention to detail.

What You'll Get To Do:

  • 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.



You'll Bring These Qualifications :

  • High School diploma and 2 years' relevant experience is required.

  • The ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance which requires US citizenship.

  • Exposure to Filter assemblies and/or J-STD-001 certification knowledge.

  • Mechanical assembly experience.

  • Excellent soldering skills pertaining to small electronics.

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

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

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

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

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Current J-STD-001 certification.

  • Prior experience with lumped element filter assemblies.

  • Current and active DoD Secret Clearance.

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