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Engineering Technician 4 - 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 experienced R&D Engineering Technicians for our Core Engineering Team in both Magna & Clearfield, UT locations.**

**Job Description:**

+ We are seeking highly motivated individuals with experience in composite structures and assemblies
+ Successful candidates will be considered subject matter experts and responsible for developing and implementing complex composite components and assemblies using a wide range of materials and processes
+ Direct the safe execution of tasks required to support research and development and production for commercial, military and classified programs, as the demand requires.
+ Proficient with interpretation of Engineering models / drawings
+ Maintain inventory (tooling, equipment, NEI material, direct material, etc.)
+ Material handling & preparation (storage, thawing, cutting, kitting, inventory, traceability, etc.)
+ Use of chemicals with proper PPE
+ TC weld & verify / Vacuum port assembly / Vacuum leak check
+ Solid lamination / Bagging / Oven & A/C cure
+ Sandwich panel construct / Bag / Cure (perimeter dams or tapered core)
+ Film adhesive and past adhesive bonding
+ Expert with SMI (Standard Measuring Instruments)
+ Machining of tight tolerance Assemblies
+ Willing to work unconventional shifts occasionally to complete assignments
+ Design and fabricate complex production aids
+ Execute Work Orders / Project assignments
+ Track team metrics and report status frequently to management
+ Manage / Mentor less senior Technicians to successfully complete programs
+ Coordinate and oversee process readiness reviews
+ Promote corrective actions and process improvements
+ Promote Cost improvement initiatives
+ Review procedures for accuracy and completeness
+ Mentor early career Technicians and Engineers

**Basic Requirements:**

+ Minimum of 16 years of related composites aerospace manufacturing experience
+ In depth knowledge and proficiency with composite materials and manufacturing processes
+ Excellent interpersonal communication skills
+ Obtain and maintain a security clearance
+ Possess excellent problem solving skills as well as demonstrated experience in leadership of teams in resolving complex manufacturing issues
+ Proficient with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
+ Demonstrated ability to lead effectively and mentor less experienced technicians
+ Highly regarded by management and peers for composite knowledge and expertise

**Preferred Skills:**

+ SME (Subject Matter Expert) of Composite material and manufacturing technologies (including bonded and fastened assembly methods) experience
+ Ability to operate and troubleshoot complex CNC controlled equipment

**Competencies for Success:**

+ Desire to work in a team first environment
+ Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment as part of a multi-discipline team
+ Ability to prepare sound presentations in support of a technical position
+ Effective leadership of failure investigations to achieve root cause and corrective action
+ Ability to work independently and use judgment to make appropriate decisions that support overall project objectives
+ Ability to drive projects to completion
+ Ability to mentor Jr level technicians and engineers for success
+ Ability to partner with leadership at all levels
+ Able to coordinate and assemble a team to meet program objectives
+ Able to deal effectively with stress and conflict
+ Ability to trouble shoot problems and resolve issues quickly

**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: $29.33 - $48.85

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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