2018 - Supplier Mission Assurance Engineer 1 - New

Northrop Grumman Technology Services is seeking a Supplier Mission Assurance Engineer 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This virtual position will require up to 75% domestictravel.

In thisexciting position, youwill:

  • Collaborate with program management, engineering, subcontracts/procurement functional management and supplier management teams to ensure that all procurements meet or exceed the requirements of external and internal customers.
  • Define the Supplier MA program within the scope of contract requirements and NGMS policies and processes.
  • Coordinate and oversee Supplier Mission Assurance implementation over all program phases.
  • Manage implementation of Supplier Mission Assurance processes, including, supplier quality requirements development, supplier classification designation (Critical, Key and Standard), supplier pre-award capability assessments, source selection evaluations, supplier quality audits and supplier performance assessments.
  • Support the maintenance of the approved supplier list and periodically reviews supplier performance to determine whether suppliers should remain on the approved list.
  • Manage supplier requests for waivers, deviations and discrepancy reporting process (Material Review Board).
  • Evaluate supplier-non-conformances, negative performance trends and failures and determines root cause and implements corrective and preventive actions.
  • Manage source inspection processes and coordinates with customer as required.
  • Verify that End Item Data Packages (EIDPs) are complete and manufacturing travelers are reviewed prior to shipment.
  • Ensure that awards and teaming agreements are issued to qualified suppliers through early engagement in the Business Acquisition Process with procurement/subcontracts, business development and program/technical representatives.
  • Utilize supplier performance databases and supplier quality management system assessment tools to provide objective evidence of suppliers capability to perform.
  • Keep management apprised of supplier performance, quality status and risks.
  • Determine the resources required to execute the Supplier MA program and ensure team success, manages the resources and ensures the resources are adequately trained.
  • Actively engage in supplier evaluation, qualification and selection as part of the Business Acquisition Process (BAP) in support of proposal activity and on an as-needed basis when new procurements are required on existing programs.
  • Support program Mission Assurance in development and maintenance of SAP Vendor and Part Master databases.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degreein Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS-Office and Excel (creating reports, spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
  • U.S. citizenship required
  • Ability to accommodate up to 75% travel
  • GPA of 3.25 or higher

Preferred Qualifications:
  • AS9100D lead Auditor Certification
  • Strong Counterfeit Prevention experience familiar with AS5553/ DFAR 7007/7008 - perform investigations
  • Knowledge of SAP


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.${descr2}${descr3}


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