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Technical Editor and Writer 3 - (Space/Satellite)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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 is seeking a Technical Writer in Gilbert, AZ to support our Tactical Space Systems Division. The job duties involve the following: plans sequences of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations relating to specific portion of the product for guidance of production workers. Plans detail operations from blueprints, engineering orders, change notices, and other engineering releases. Determines the need for tooling and makes recommendations for the design and planning of required tools.The Technical Writer for Space Systems are expected to write, rewrite and/or edits technical documents such as technical procedure manuals, user manuals, programming manuals, service manuals, operational specifications, and related technical publications to communicate clearly and effectively technical specifications and instructions to a wide range of audiences. Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals.Job Scope/Knowledge & Technical Skills/Direct Work Involvement:

  • Support MLI (Multi-Layer Insulation) or HWC (Harness Work Center) production technicians by interpreting drawings and specifications
  • Write work instructions for MLI and/or HWC operations and workflow to improve efficiency in production
  • Investigate nonconformance tags and disposition rework instructions to correct production issues
  • Assist in training employees
  • Evaluate, or improve, existing manufacturing processes with a focus on production capabilities and affordability
  • Specify, identify and procure new MLI/Harness manufacturing equipment for production readiness and preparing equipment for productionBasic Qualifications
    • Must have U.S. Citizenship
    • 6 Years of experience with Bachelors or 4 Years of experience with Masters; Additional years of experience will be acceptable in lieu of degree
    • 6 years of experience in Manufacturing or the Aerospace Industry
    • 6 years experience with process flows, manufacturing principles and production operations
    • Strong organizational and communication skills (both oral and written)Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience in MLI (Multi-Layer Insulation) and/or Wire Harnesses
      • Strong expertise using the full suite of Microsoft Office Tools
      • Experience in computer systems such as MES, Deltek Costpoint, TipQA, PTC Windchill, Tableau, Minitab. Salary Range: $53,500 USD - $80,300 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.

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