Production Operator 3

Northrop Grumman Charlotte, NC

* Set up, operate and clean coating chambers in a production environment

* Perform and interpret spectral measurements using Spectrophotometers

* Update and maintain the department's databases, logs and other tracking systems; Be able to accurately track process parameters and yields

* Identify process problems and provide input and solutions to Engineering

* Troubleshoot vacuum, mechanical and electrical problems and perform preventative maintenance on all chambers

* Interface with Engineering and Maintenance on equipment and manufacturing projects

* Perform prototype assembly and testing of components and sub-modules

* Interface with Engineering to develop and maintain Human Machine Graphical Interfaces (HMI)

* Load operating systems and configure new computer hardware; Validate operation of control software on system upgrades

* Participate in team projects, developing process improvement methods, solutions, and procedures to enhance quality, cost, and scheduling

Required Qualifications:

* Associate's degree in a technical discipline

* Electro-Mechanical assembly experience

* Experience in fabrication, operation, and troubleshooting of instruments, controls, mechanical and thermal

* Ability to read, understand and communicate knowledge of assembly drawings, bills of material, blueprints and other required materials associated with completion of semi-complex mechanical assembly

* Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

* Good verbal and written communication

* Regular and punctual attendance

* Flexibility for shifts and availability for overtime

Physical Requirement:

* Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience in a manufacturing environment

* Experience with custom wiring of complex electro-mechanical equipment

* Experience with HMI, PLC processor, PC control systems and ladder logic

* Knowledge of vacuum technology

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