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Northrop Grumman Corporation - Redondo Beach

Workforce History:

Northrop Grumman Corporation, tracing its roots back to 1939 in Hawthorne, manufactures and specializes in defense and commercial aerospace, electronics, and information-technology products and services.

Outcomes & Benefits:

The South Bay One-Stop Centers provide their full menu of workforce development services to Northrop Grumman, including job placement for individuals seeking employment and apprenticeship development. Northrop Grumman supports and attends SBWIB virtual job fairs and hiring events, including job fairs for transitioning military personnel at Los Angeles Air Force Base.

​Additionally, through a partnership that includes El Camino College, enrolled individuals are trained through machining or electromagnetic technician pre-apprenticeship programs. Thirteen individuals who have completed the program with industry recognized credentials have been hired through Northrop Grumman into an on-the-job training apprenticeship program.

The SBWIB utilizes Aero-Flex and WIOA funding to reimburse Northrop Grumman for 50% of the wages paid to apprentices for up to 12 weeks. Apprentices have included recently laid off workers during COVID-19, veterans, long-term unemployed and youth participants who are currently earning $27.00/hour with promotional opportunities at Northrop Grumman.

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