Category: Information Technology
Location: Linthicum, Maryland
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 2nd Shift
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1
At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Numerical Control Programmer to join its Manufacturing team. This position is located in Linthicum, Maryland. Primary Function: Program Numerical Control (CNC) Equipment through the user of Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) programming tools. Adjunct to this function, the NC programmer is required to plan and design the tooling required to perform associated NC operations.
Working from piece part, assembly and layout drawings and manufacturing routine, develop or modify NC code which produces piece parts according to the requirements stipulated in the drawing package. Drawing package interpretation requires knowledge of internal manufacturing processes, drafting standards and geometric tolerancing.
Application of principles of automation in programming and fixture design/utilization should be considered to provide for economical and efficient production of the piece part.
Create/modify machine post processors such that NC code can be output for all CNC controls. Detailed understanding of machine controllers and their associated machine language is needed in order that full utilization of each machine tool can be obtained for each Post Processor.
Develop computer systems environment to promote standardization of programming methods and system tools. This encompasses a detailed understanding of system and application architecture to best utilize tools for the efficient and economical creation of NC code.
Confer with machine tools and CAM manufacturers and suppliers to effectively resolve system and controller problems as well as learning new and more efficient means of producing a part.
Create/modify tooling in order to effect Engineering product design and change. Confer with Engineering and Drafting on possibilities for manufacturing economy through design simplification and standardization of parts. Represent Tool Design department in planning committee meeting and make recommendations concerning economical manufacturing procedures.
Responsible for efficiency, safety, design, simplicity and economic operation of NC programs and tools designed to produce piece parts.
This is a SEA Union represented position. This is a 2nd Shift Position. MANUMS
Basic Qualifications: Education Requirement:
Certificate in CNC machining/programming OR Minimum two year’s college level study with an emphasis in Manufacturing / CNC machining
Minimum 5 years of experience as a Numerical Control Programmer and 5 years in CNC Machine Operation.
Must be able to use prior machining and programming experience to develop programs, fixtures and processes under limited supervision.
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.