Tool Gauge Inspector- Level 2, –

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Requisition ID: R10088529
Category: Mission and Quality Assurance
Location: Palmdale, CA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Any (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics sector is looking for a Tool Gauge Inspector – Level 2 to support the tooling department within our Mission Assurance team. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

The responsibilities include:

Inspection of highly complex aircraft tooling including jigs, fixtures, dies, patterns and shop fabricated machine tools.

Determines and plans inspection procedure including layout and set up.

Assembles and uses tooling information and data received from production, tooling, engineering and other functions.

Inspections involve many closely coordinated location points, dimensions and/or tooling holes in several planes not at right angles or parallel, irregular contours requiring spring back and dimensional calculations, multiple acting principles and computations of compound angles.

Makes layout directly on tooling to check layout and workmanship of tool maker and coordination with related tools in the set when an error is suspected.

Uses complex blueprints, loft practice and procedures and trigonometry to solve oblique triangles.

Tests units for fit of moving parts and mechanical functioning.

Verifies accuracy of measuring instruments such as dial indicators, fixed gauges, height gauges, optical equipment, and electrical and functional gauges using master gauges.

May use optical instruments to examine measuring instruments for wear, damage, and defects, and makes adjustments to inaccurate instruments.

Maintains records of tools and tooling inspections.

Basic Qualifications Level 2:

High school diploma and a minimum of 2 years of tooling experience.

Experience with understanding complex blueprints.

Must be willing to work any shift, overtime or non-standard work schedule.

Must be technically proficient in Microsoft Office Suite to include but not limited to Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

Must be able to work around composites, epoxies, and sealants for long periods of time.

Must be able to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include climbing, bending, crawling, stooping, and kneeling, lifting, working with arms overhead, leaning and laying and lifting up to 40 lbs.

Must be able to work in and around Confined spaces to include but not limited to fuel tanks and ducts.

Must be able to push and pull own body weight to enter and exit confined spaces

Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD secret clearance

Salary Range: $56,600 USD – $94,300 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

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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10088529 2023.01.14

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