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Laser Technician 1

Northrop Grumman


Location:
St Charles, MO 63303
Date:
12/27/2022
2022-12-272023-02-25
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Job Details

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: No

**Description**

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.

An organization within Northrop Grummans Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division, Cutting Edge Optronics is a leading provider of high-power laser diode arrays, high power pump modules and diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) lasers. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer capable of supplying unmounted diode bars, packaged laser diodes, DPSS modules, laser diode drivers and complete DPSS laser systems. Our diode laser-based products have become industry standards and are used in a wide variety of commercial and military applications.

Learn more about Cutting Edge Optronics at our website: https://www.northropgrumman.com/who-we-are/cutting-edge-optronics/ .

**Job Description:**

Performs a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical or optical areas as related to laser systems. Establishes test setups, conducts testing and reports data in prescribed formats. Performs inspection, cleaning, bonding, and troubleshooting of laser optical components. Assembles, aligns, troubleshoots, adjusts, tests, and maintains laser components, sub-assemblies, systems and associated support equipment. Performs electronic fault analysis and repair as related to laser sub-system, system and drive electronics. Follows appropriate laser safety and laser cleanliness procedures/practices.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ 0 years of experience required with 2-year technical associates degree.
+ 2 years of related laser assembly and troubleshooting experience required in lieu of degree.
+ Good fine motor skills
+ Willingness and capability to learn new tasks
+ Good communication skills to effectively interact with peers for training and work flow coordination

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience related to the fabrication of laser diode bars and arrays or similar manufacturing experience
+ Experience with Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
+ Quality experience

Salary Range: $38,300.00 - $63,800.00

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** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.
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