ENGINEERING TECH - Second ShiftSykesville, MD

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a motivated individual to join the Power/Control Systems (PCS) team as a Manufacturing Engineering Technician in Sykesville, Maryland to work our second shift. In the Mission Systems sector, you'll join our experts in developing systems and solutions that keep our world safe. The PCS team is a leader in providing Power/Control Systems for naval based customers.

The Manufacturing Engineering Technician:

  • Develops assembly instructions for product for first-time-builds.

  • Mentors and trains new and experienced assemblers on newer builds.

  • Gathers and analyzes defect data to identify defect trends.

  • Supports program meetings in developing root cause and corrective actions.

  • Collaborates with Manufacturing Engineering to develop and implement new processes and process improvements.

  • Assists engineering in creating designs and/or developing product, processes.

  • Develops and constructs experimental and prototype devices, models and systems working from very general information; documents drawing errors and suggests improvements.

  • Designs, develops, and assembles assembly tooling such as holding fixtures, jigs, dies, harness boards, etc.

  • Adheres to established procedures and practices as required to ensure compliance.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to effectively communicate and work with a variety of internal personnel from manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, and design engineering. He/she should also be self-directed, organized, and team oriented.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or recognized equivalent (GED) and an additional 2+ years of relevant education and/or experience

  • Experience using MS Office tools

  • Experience as a Manufacturing operator/technician

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance; US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Power Control Systems and Hardware

  • Experience working on Naval systems.

  • Experience training and/or mentoring other personnel

  • Tooling development and fabrication experience

  • Hands-on assembly and fabrication experience

  • Assembly procedure development experience

  • Experience with general 3D CAD software

Salary Range: $47,730 - $114,211

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.