Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Sr. Assembler

Chandler, AZ
Hourly/Wage


Job Description

Job ID: MO20181902-43998

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Sr. Assembler (Ground Support Equipment)

Using documented work instructions and engineering drawings, perform a variety of  electro/mechanical assembly operations on moderate to complex assemblies and sub-assemblies used in the Aerospace industry. Assembler will perform connector population, wire/cable routing, component installation, and mechanical assembly of chassis, racks, test sets, and other electrical-mechanical boxes. Identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and propose solutions.  Frequently requires lifting up to 20lbs, sitting, standing, bending, kneeling, stooping, pushing, pulling, grasping, and climbing.

Required experience and Education:

Knowledge of ESD, FOD, and tool Control

Proficient in the use of hand tools such as crimpers, strippers, cordless drill, and rotary tools.

Understand and interpret engineering drawings, written instructions, parts lists, and schematics.

J-STD-001 Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies

IPC/WHMA-A-620 Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies

Preferred experience

Familiar with potting and staking compounds

IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies

High School diploma with minimum 4 (four) experience or equivalent. 

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.


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Production
Group: Flight