Northrop Grumman Conventional Machinist 2 - Space Components in San Diego, California
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Northrop Grumman Space Components Division is seeking a Machinist to join our team. This position could be located in San Diego, CA .
As a Machinist the candidate operates various conventional machining centers on semi-complex jobs. Works from blueprints, sketches, planning sheets, and/or engineering, tooling, or equipment information. Contributes to lean initiatives to increase productivity and reduce costs. Works with limited guidance, in a team environment.
Sets up and runs multiple production machines (Manual Mills, Lathes, Drill Press & Surface Grinders)
Performs machine operations (including reworking parts) such as cutting, shaping, deburring, forming, drilling, and reaming parts
Performs machine operations where the materials, tooling, and sequence of operations have been pre-planned and established
Makes necessary machine adjustments and reports improper machine functioning or cutting action for correction
Aligns and fastens work using standard fixtures and established methods
Installs and adjusts cutting tools consistent with type and size of material being machined
Follows established manufacturing methods using standard production machines, materials, and tooling
Adjusts feeds, speeds, and depth of cut to machine quality parts, per documentation
Operates hand and power tools to deburr precision and complex machine parts in accordance with semi-complicated engineering blueprints and route sheets to close tolerances
Inspects parts for conformance to specifications using measuring instruments such as gages, calipers, micrometers and comparators
Uses various types of magnification equipment (including a microscope) to detect and avoid damage to surfaces and critical areas
Visually inspects parts for burrs or damaged machined surfaces
Routinely maintains equipment to ensure cleanliness, accuracy, and reliability specific to division requirements
Actively implements lean initiatives by identifying and providing suggestions on areas for improvement. Effectively applies lean concepts and tools in work area
Observes all company policies and procedures, including safety rules, and maintains a clean and orderly work area
Performs other related responsibilities, as requested
Six years plus machining experience. Able to work with limited guidance in a team environment
Able to make machine set ups
Reads and follows blueprints, specifications, and verbal instructions
Has working knowledge of machine shop mathematics, may include trigonometry.
Able to effectively apply lean initiatives
Able to efficiently manage project tasks from design reviews through project completion
Demonstrates effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment
Interprets reports and uses job specific software applications. Ability to use employee self-service systems to access on-line information and use specialized automated systems
Effectively demonstrates team member competencies and participates in goal setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities and understands that personal effort and attitude play a significant part in the success of the business
- State Apprenticeship or equivalent preferred
Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
Paid Time Off
Health & Wellness Resources
Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work
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Job Category : Manufacturing and Production