Engineer Quality 3 - Active secret clearance

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of major technological advancements throughout our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

This is a Supplier Quality Engineer 3 position that develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product at suppliers. 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in a STEM related field of study and 5 years within Production, and /or Quality experience; 3 years with a Master's degree.
  • 3 - 5 years of knowledge and experience with a continuous improvement methodology (six sigma, Lean, Etc.).
  • Active in-scope secret clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance and program access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working within a production type environment for aerospace or manufacturing.
  • Ability to work well in a customer type environment.
  • American Society Quality (ASQ) Certifications.
  • Six Sigma Training, Black Belt.

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.


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