- Communication Skills
- Quality Management
- Microsoft Word
- Quality Assurance
- Microsoft Office
Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an opening for a Manager Mission Assurance 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.
NGAS Mission Assurance and Programs (MA&P) Functional Manager is responsible for the Composites Center Product Quality at the El Segundo Manufacturing Center and Redondo Beach Site. The chosen candidate will support activities for the F-35, F/A-18, E-2D, B-2 and other programs. Will lead the team conducting Product Quality activities for production assembly, including engineering, inspection, visibility/metrics, Foreign Object Elimination, compliance, stock purge, retrievals, product verification, advanced stage of assembly repairs, sealing, paint, closeouts, and customer interface. Will represent hardware delivery in interfaces with DCMA, other customer representatives and Global Supply Chain Suppliers.
Develops, maintains and ensures compliance with quality assurance policies, processes, procedures. Ensures that program performance and quality of products conform to established standards and specifications. Works directly with operating entities to ensure that inspections, process control analyses and audits are conducted on a continuing basis as specified to enforce requirements and meet specifications. Leadership in demonstration and adherence to the quality management system at the site level for El Segundo.
Requires strong background with Quality Assurance principles, along with strong communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Applicant must be proficient in use of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Power Point, etc.
The Mission Assurance Manager will lead a diverse, multifunctional Quality & Mission Assurance Teams. S/he will be responsible for maintaining an inclusive work environment where team members are engaged and have the resources to be successful now and in the future. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
Leading quality improvement initiatives
Driving effective robust root cause, corrective and preventive actions
Developing innovative inspection strategies
Objectively monitor process adherence throughout the site and across the product life cycle in accordance with Command Media and the Quality Management System
Participation and review of proposal activities.
Management of team and assignments across multiple programs, including budget considerations
Fostering an inclusive environment where team members are highly engaged
Mentoring and career development, including training
Implementing a strategy for talent acquisition and pipeline development
Apply systematic, data-driven approaches to monitor and improve the quality of processes & products
Deliver objective insights and solutions to enable high quality business outcomes
7 years minimum of industry experience in one or more areas: Engineering, Production/Manufacturing, Mission Assurance and/or Quality Assurance.
3 years' experience in management and/or leadership
Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Knowledge of AS9100 Quality Management System
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance and Special Program Access
Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Experience in assembly/production
F-35, F/A-18, E-2D product experience
Current and active DoD Secret Security Clearance
A demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, globally, and to all levels of any organization
Proficiency in root cause and corrective action
Ability to analyze alternative courses of action where decisions have risk/reward implications for program or area of influence
Advanced level of understanding of complex quality policies, procedures, and governmental regulations
Strong orientation to change in a dynamic and logistically challenging environment
Material Review Board Process Knowledge
Demonstrated effective experience with DCMA
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.