- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Root Cause Analysis
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Metrology Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and maintain our world class capabilities in a dynamic environment. This position will be located in Redondo Beach CA.
The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Material, Process and Services team.
Maintain laboratory recognition/accreditation
Conduct technical audits of the calibration laboratory (including suppliers) to verify traceability of standards and compliance with published standards and guidelines
Develop and lead technical audits of the calibration laboratory (including suppliers) to verify traceability of standards and compliance with published standards and guidelines
Perform technical assessments for personnel performance reviews
Develop, document, and maintain procedures, based on principles of measurement science, technical analysis of measurement problems and accuracy and precision requirements
Develop calibration systems and procedures, based on principles of measurement science, technical analysis of measurement problems and accuracy and precision requirements
Inspect and evaluate new calibration standards for proper operation before releasing to calibration laboratory
Recommend standards for use in calibration applications, including Test Equipment Justification
Design and document measurement reference material for laboratory use
Research and develop calibration standards & systems
Provide technical input to quotes
Perform Equipment Performance Report evaluations
Perform interval analysis
Design, develop and validate calibration and measurement software
Perform calibrations as required
Assist projects in trouble shooting and root cause analysis of measurement issues or measurement system problems and advise project engineers in measurement techniques & equipment operation
Perform state-of-the-art or special measurements
Develop, implement and maintain the calibration laboratory's quality systems per published standards and guidelines
Evaluate and recommend M&TE for use in measurement applications
Evaluate supplier's products and provide feedback; work with suppliers to resolve product issues and make improvement recommendations
Train technicians and engineers in calibration methodologies and measurement principles
Perform uncertainty evaluation and analysis for measurement standards and associated measurement processes
Bachelors of Science in STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) related field with 2 years of professional experience, or 0 years experience with a STEM Master's Degre e
Experience in using a variety of RF microwave "and or" electrical/electronic measuring and test equipment
Ability to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Government SCI clearance
Experience with technical competent in the RF measurement discipline with RF generators, synthesizers, frequency standards, calibration kits, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, RF power, attenuation, noise "and/or" DC Low Frequency electrical/electronic measuring and test equipment such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, low frequency generators, or digital multi-meters is preferred.
Experience in Metrology Systems based on industry standards AS9100, ISO 17025 and ANSI Z540
Working knowledge of calibration software; such as Surecal, Metcal, TME and HB Basic.
Develops cost, schedule, resource requirements and payback analysis for proposed improvements.
Active SCI clearance
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