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Northrop Grumman Mechanical Inspector 3 - 2nd Shift (2pm - 11pm) in Commerce, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrup Grumman Space Systems Division designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

United in pride and shared goals, Northrup Grumman employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions.Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Northrup Grumman is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Our facility in Commerce, CA is seeking an experienced Mechanical Inspector 3 with relevant aerospace industry experience in our Quality Assurance department. This employee will be working on small, medium and/or large government and commercial programs.


• Performs dimensional inspections per work order and drawing requirements

• Ability to utilize precision hand tools and surface plate setups

• Proficient blueprint reading experience

• Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma OR GED and 4 years of related work experience OR an Associate's degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience

  • Proficiency with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per ASME Y14.5

  • Experience inspecting tight tolerance machined components with complex geometry

  • Experience with dimensional inspection using precision hand tools and surface plate setup

  • Proficient blueprint reading skills

  • Familiarity with AS9100 or ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems

  • Familiarity with aerospace standards (ex. AS9100, ISO9001)

  • Competent in Microsoft Word & Excel

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment

  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CMM/FARO Arm experience

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.

Job Category : Mission and Quality Assurance