Composites Production Opr Entr


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.
Northrop Grumman is currently seeking entry level Production Operators forour Large Structures Center of Excellencefacility in Iuka Mississippi.
Technical/Performance Skills
  • Demonstrates operating discipline in manufacturing environment
  • Able to read and interpret written procedures and perform the functions as specified by the procedure
  • Able to work in a standing position for extended time periods.
  • Demonstrates good mechanical aptitudes and ability to perform work in close tolerance situations
  • Understands basic math skills and ability to read and use various calibrated measuring instruments, accurately.
  • Demonstrates positive attitude toward operational safety, product quality, product schedule, and product cost.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work in team environment.
  • Ability to understand and work with knowledge of Lean mfg. Principles and disciplines
  • Ability to work well in hand crafted product environment.

Position Functions/Responsibilities

  • Follows procedures precisely to achieve close tolerance results
  • Manufacturing of large aerospace composite structures
  • Operates hand tools including drills, routers, and saws in high precision manufacturing processes
  • Some processes include computer interface controls and light-duty bench or floor type machine tools
  • Set up machining fixtures and jigs; make adjustments; perform maintenance on machines
  • Operates cranes, forklifts, and tow tractors to move large products through factory
  • Checks work using prescribed gauges, jigs and fixtures to measure close tolerances.
  • Responsible for maintaining:
    • Personal/TEAM safety
    • product quality
    • statistical process controls
    • production schedules
    • Lean Manufacturing Systems
Competencies for Success:
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Balance of strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of software and data
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence
  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set, through schooling and training
  • Strong communication skills

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