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Engineering Technician 3 - Magna & Clearfield, Utah

Northrop Grumman

Magna, UT 84044
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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

**Northrop Grumman is currently seeking an experienced R&D Engineering Technicians for our Core Engineering Team in both Magna & Clearfield, UT locations.**

**Job Duties:**

+ Engage in the safe execution of tasks required in support of research and development and production for commercial, military and classified programs as the demand requires.
+ Maintain inventory (tooling, equipment, NEI material, direct material, SMI instrument, etc.)
+ Use of chemicals with proper PPE
+ Material handling & preparation (storage, thawing, cutting, kitting, inventory, traceability, etc.)
+ TC weld & verify / Vacuum port assembly / Vacuum leak check
+ Solid lamination / Bagging / Oven and A/C Cure
+ Sandwich panel construct / Bag / Cure (perimeter dams or tapered core)
+ Film adhesive and paste adhesive bonding
+ Composite Trimming, Drilling, Csk and Fastening
+ Proficient with SMI (Standard Measuring Instruments)
+ Execute work orders / Project assignments
+ Track individual metrics, maintain notebook, capture lessons learned and undocumented process details
+ Build pathfinder samples / tests / feasibility demonstrations / prototype articles with minimal oversight
+ Evaluate and participate in process readiness reviews for new programs
+ Generate operating procedures for new equipment and lab procedures
+ Provide input to new process documentation
+ Implement corrective actions and process improvements
+ Implement cost improvement initiatives
+ Train / cross train and assist interns / temps / new hires
+ Conduct administrative duties relative to project management


+ 6-8 years of composites, aerospace, manufacturing or related experience
+ Obtain and maintain security clearance
+ High School or GED required
+ Comfortable operating power equipment (i.e. machines, cranes, forklifts, semi or automated machines; industrial equipment, etc.)
+ Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

**Skills & Qualifications:**

+ Proficient with composite process technologies (i.e. bagging, lamination, bonding, etc.)
+ Able to communicate concepts, ideas and procedural steps to others in a clear, concise and effective manner
+ Participate in and support failure investigations
+ Must have Hands-on skill / Mechanical aptitude
+ Able to read and interpret Engineering models / drawings
+ Able to prepare project plans and follow procedures
+ Innate problem solving skills
+ Able to deal effectively with stress and conflict
+ Willing to work unconventional shifts occasionally to complete assignments

**Preferred Skills and Qualifications:**

+ Knowledge of automated, CNC controlled equipment, technology and processing
+ Proficient with Composite material manufacturing technology of hand lay-up and cure, machining of composite components, inspection (non-destructive and laser inspection techniques) and composite assembly (including bonded and fastened assembly methods) experience
+ Highly regarded by management and peers for composite knowledge and expertise

**Competencies for Success:**

+ Able to work closely with the Engineering
+ Able to make informed decisions using available data
+ Able to deal effectively with stress and conflict
+ Ability to manage work to schedule, budget, & priority
+ Able to follow procedures
+ Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set, through schooling and training
+ Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization
+ Strong attention to detail and accuracy
+ Ability to multitask and rapidly shift between priorities
+ Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, diverse environment
+ Desire to work in a team first environment
+ Ability to achieve schedule while focused on attention to detail and accuracy
+ Ability to work independently or as a team to make appropriate decisions that support overall project objectives

**What We Offer:**

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $24.66 - $41.11

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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.
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