Northrop Grumman Machinist in Sunnyvale, California

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Analyze data and plan sequence of operations and setup.Perform machine operations on a limited number of large manual and CNC vertical and horizontal milling, drilling, boring, and turning machines. Machine parts to exacting tolerances. Use of Electronic and manual measuring equipment is required.

This GENERAL MACH B - LG position is located in Sunnyvale, CA

Usual Job Duties :

  • Read and follow safety regulations and procedures, and MI package, including drawings, change notices, operation sheets, specifications, work authorizations, tape, readout sheets, and set up sheets

  • Analyze manufacturing information, production drawings, instructions, and parts. Plan sequence of operations, method of holding and aligning work piece, and machining cuts required to obtain specified finishes and tolerances where details are not normally provide

  • Position, align, level and clamp work pieces and/or fixtures to exacting tolerances in all axis. Improvise as necessary to prevent distortion in positioning and holding part

  • Set up, operate/perform and adjustdifferenttypes of machines/machining operations Manual

  • Develop and/or follow the sequencing of CNC machines. Prepare proof or make changes to programs as necessary to produce part to specifications. Correct program errors and supplement movement in manual mode and perform operations

  • Disassemble setups of jobs and clean and return fixtures, gages, tools, etc., to their assigned locations

This is Union represented position.



Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Read and understand drawings and machining/assembly instructions.

  • Able to work and communicate effectively with team members on technical issues. Ability to operate material handling equipment.

  • Five (5) or more years of machining experience in a job shop environment on both mills and lathes (preferably large machine parts).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of work safety habits and the ability to follow necessary safety precautions applicable to work.

  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time

  • Basic Computer skills.

  • Must be able to work any shift and overtime as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

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