Requisition ID: R10085031
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1
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.
An organization within Northrop Grumman’s Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division, SYNOPTICS is the world-wide leader in the growth, fabrication, and coating of crystalline materials used in laser systems. These “solid-state” laser crystals are used in products ranging from medical lasers to military laser systems. The Charlotte facility has been operating for over 40 years in the laser industry and has developed the reputation of providing the highest quality products with timely deliveries. Within the facility, solid-state oxide and fluoride crystals are grown from a high-temperature melt. SYNOPTICS has full optical fabrication capabilities for various plano and spherical geometries. SYNOPTICS serves the photonics and optics industry across the globe.
Learn more about SYNOPTICS at our website: https://www.northropgrumman.com/space/synoptics/
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering is required, two plus years of experience is preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient with Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Inventor CAM/HSM, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint (Similar CAD/CAM experience will be considered).
Upkeep of CAD files and structure, adhering to established drawing naming conventions
Maintain current engineering and drawing standards
Create component and assembly level solid models using Autodesk Inventor Create 2D drawings using Autodesk AutoCAD
Work with manufacturing departments to develop process, tooling, and equipment drawings
Assist manufacturing departments with creating accurate assembly drawings, BOM’s and specifications
Coordinate and schedule machine shop workflow to meet customer demand
Set 5S schedule for shop equipment
Coordinate with outside vendors for machine repair as necessary
Prioritize and schedule work to meet customer demand
Coordinate with Machinists and order appropriate workpiece material and tooling
Determine when work should be outsourced based on shop capability, capacity, and time
Inspect outsourced work to ensure adherence to drawing specifications
Work with department engineers, supervisors, and managers on long-term projects
Salary Range: $73,600 USD – $110,400 USD
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.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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