Production Test Technician 2 (2nd shift)

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Some of the world's most technically advanced products are manufactured by employees, who work within Northrop Grumman Missions Systems, a leading provider of sensor systems for a variety of global security applications, including situational awareness and self-protection.

Northrop Grumman manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology, including the strategic use of automation, 3-D printing and robotics. There are a myriad of job functions associated, either directly or indirectly, with the manufacture of our products that range from machinists, engineers, operation program managers, and quality inspectors.

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Production Test Technician 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA supporting our 2nd Shift. 2nd Shift hours are from 3:30 pm - 1am and follows a 9/80 schedule.

Where Technology and Teamwork come together... The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Avionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) is an operating unit within the Communications division of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. ATN is located in the Rancho Carmel facility in San Diego, California.

Our expertise is in delivering complex equipment to enable modern battlefields and support aviation missions. Our focus is on the world of avionics, radio and electronic warfare product applications to enable networked communications. As part of the corporation's business focus area on Communications, we are the equipment providers.

Our team of communication systems experts is developing next-generation ground radios for land forces, and our Electronic Warfare subject matter experts are creating the next generation of Improvised Explosive Device (IED)
countermeasures to keep our soldiers safe when in harm's way.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Set up test apparatus and conduct tests of production assemblies and units following methods, procedures, standards, and sequences.
  • Lay out and assemble units for production equipment according to designs and specifications.
  • Adjust and calibrate systems as needed.
  • Modify equipment by adding, removing, or altering components as defined by predetermined diagrams and sketches.
  • Correct malfunctions by making adjustments or replacing parts or components as directed.
  • Use hand and small power tools, and various measuring and testing devices in performing job duties.
  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.


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You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 1 year related experience; 4 additional years related experience will be considered in-lieu of degree.
  • Technicians must be able to tune RF filters, switches and Power amplifiers IAW drawings, procedures and specifications.
  • Must have the ability to lift heavy objects for testing purposes.
  • Operate various levels of test equipment including network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, digital oscilloscopes, signal generator or frequency meters to document test results and isolate systems faults or malfunctions.
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance with Special Access Permission.
  • Must be able to work second shift. Second Shift hours are from 3:30 pm - 1am.


These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline.
  • Two years of technical trade school training is desirable.
  • May be required to work with hazardous materials, wear safety equipment and follow strict safety rules and regulations.
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

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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