Machinist 1

Northrop Grumman Corporation - Hopkinton, MA

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking a Machinist to join our Hopkinton, MA Flight Systems Group. We are a world-class manufacturer of Passive Microwave Components for military aircraft and launch vehicles. Our work is mission critical and directly contributes to national security.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Plan machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).

  • Set up and run Southwestern DPM Bed/Knee Mills with Proto TRAK controls. Assist and learn to silver torch braze.

  • Make necessary machine adjustments and correct improper machine functioning or cutting action.

  • Align and fasten work using standard fixtures and established methods.

  • Install and adjust cutting tools consistent with type and size of material being machined.

  • Operate hand and power tools to deburr precision and complex machine parts in accordance with semi-complicated engineering blueprints and route sheets to close tolerances.

  • Inspect parts for conformance to specifications using measuring instruments such as gages, calipers, micrometers and comparators.

  • Actively implement lean initiatives by identifying and providing suggestions on areas for improvement.

The ideal candidate enjoys being challenged on a technical level. You thrive in a culture where teamwork and collaboration drive success. Additionally, you must be able to work in a process-centric environment.

Basic Qualifications:

High School diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience setting up and operating Proto TRAK Control DPM Bed/Knee Mills


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.
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