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.
Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product. Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment. Designs and analyzes inspection and testing processes, mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for, products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications. Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction. Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements. May specialize in the areas of design, incoming material, production control, product evaluation and reliability, inventory control and/or research and development as they apply to product or process quality. May be certified in lean and six-sigma quality engineering methodologies.
Document, review and analyze results of tests and test reports
Operate and maintain analytical instrumentation and equipment
Review documentation to ensure compliance with product specifications
Ensure established sampling and process control procedures are followed
Establish and maintain effective laboratory test procedures
Review material specifications to ensure compliance with configuration management policies
Maintain inspection and approval system, investigates and recommend solutions to production and quality problems and deviations from established standards
Effectively communicate, engage and interact with other departments in a professional manner in high stress situations.
Strong organizational skills needed to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong computer skills needed (Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook)
Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 2 years of Quality Engineering/Manufacturing/Aerospace experience
Experience should include inspection, understanding of manufacturing processes and control, ensuring specifications are met and laboratory experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs
American Society Quality (ASQ) Certifications
Six Sigma Training, Green or Black Belt status a plus
Active Secret Clearance
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.