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Pre-Stage Setup ToolSetter

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 20, 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.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Analyst product components to be machined on various large CNC/DNC and manual machine tools and specify tooling and fixtures required for optimum setup and machining. Evaluate the condition of returned tooling and initiate their refurbishment, etc. Responsible for the overall operation of the pre-stage system in the large machine shop.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

Hand trucks, forklifts, pendant cranes, stackers, bins, racks, storage carousels, scales, computer terminals, hand tools, calipers, micrometers, height gages, etc.

MATERIAL:

A wide variety of tools and supplies, including jigs, fixtures, boring bars, special tooling, cutters, drills, reamers, etc.

DIRECTION OF OTHERS:

Guide and direct Pre-Stage Tool Setter and/or others assigned to help in the completion of duties.

WORKING PROCEDURE:

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE USUAL MAJOR JOB DUTIES BUT THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT PRECLUDE THE PERFORMANCE OF OTHER DUTIES BY THE INCUMBENT, NOR THE QUESTION BEING RAISED ON THE PROPER RATE OF PAY FOR THE ASSIGNMENT.

Perform the duties of the Pre-Stage Tool Setter, perform the following:

Analyze product components to be machined on various large CNC/DNC and manual machine tools and specify tooling and fixtures required for setting up and machining new jobs. Monitor the preparation of pre-staged kits to ensure they are complete and on time. Order, expedite and maintain tooling inventory to ensure availability in accordance with manufacturing requirements. Attend production meetings and coordinate with supervisors, engineers, Production Control, Manufacturing Engineering and NC Programming to complete job eligibility and priority lists. Complete tool setup sheets, pick sheets, priority sheets and other sketches and documentation. Prepare product flow charts to describe when, where and which tooling and fixtures are needed for production. Evaluate the condition of returned tools, jigs, fixtures, boring bars, etc., and specify items needing refurbishment, replacement or modification. Coordinate with in-house toolmakers and tooling vendors to develop and order special tooling. Obtain direction from Methods Engineering and follow appropriate formats to assign tooling numbers to special and other tooling. Operate computer terminal to utilize existing programs and maintain integrity of database transactions including maintaining and entering tool numbers, tool locations, issues and returns, etc. Perform work of equal or lower code as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma
  • Ability to work any shift
  • Minimum 2yrs years' relevant experience with Tooling Inventory Control and Process
  • Strong knowledge in cutting tools / Geometry
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft applications/OutlookPreferred:
    • Knowledge with Zoller 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

      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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Sunnyvale , Pre-Stage Setup ToolSetter, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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