Cable Assembler 2

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TheResilient Network Solutions (RNS)team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as aCable Assembler 2based out of our Spectrum facility in San Diego, CA.

Resilient Network Solutions (RNS) team is anoperating unit within the Communications Division of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. As part of Northrop Grumman's business focus area on Communications, RNS provides world-class communications with a range of capabilities spanning from quick reaction/urgent need programs to complex communication integration efforts. Our BACN program is the leading supplier of airborne networks, providing flexible content delivery solutions for C2, ISR and disaster relief customers worldwide.

The Cable Assembler 2 will perform a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production cable assemblies. This position builds and assembles cables including D38999 connectors, RF cables , Ethernet cable , Coaxial cables, Molex cables, and quadrax cables. The build of cables includes clocking backshells, splicing, wire identification with laser, and creating labels to be used in our products.

What You'll Get To Do:

  • Perform a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production cable assemblies. Must be able to work from redlines.
  • Perform a variety of manufacturing tasks and processes in the build of cable and harness assemblies.
  • Build simple to complex cables.
  • Make continuity checks on work in process and completed cables.
  • May conduct quality PEER reviews on processing line in accordance with quality specifications.
  • May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications.
  • Some mechanical assembly.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

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Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School, Technical Trade School, or Military Technical Training with at least 2 years experience.
  • Must have experience with and the ability to read wire diagram, wire tables, schematics, measurements and engineering drawings.
  • Ability to solder terminals, connectors and braid.
  • Must be familiar with the following cable builds: D38999 connectors, RF cables , Ethernet cable , Coaxial cables, Molex cables, quadrax cables, clocking backshells, splicing, wire identification with laser, labels.
  • Able to work from drawings, schematics, wire diagrams, wire lists, work instructions and verbal instructions.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certification with IPC/WHMA-A-620 and/or IPC J-STD-001
  • Current IPC certifications a plus.
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma, SAP and MS office a plus.
  • Experience working in a production environment is desired.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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