Mechanical Inspector 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.


Our facility in Goleta, CA is seeking an experiencedMechanical Inspector with relevant aerospace industry experience in our Quality Assurance department. This employee will be working on small, medium and/or large government and commercial programs.

Job Summary

  • Performs receiving inspection per work orderrequirements, verifies supplier compliance with purchase order requirements, and verifies material samples and part coating thickness
  • Experience with dimensional inspection using precision hand tools and surface plate setup
  • Experience performing source inspections at sub-tier suppliers
  • Proficient blueprint reading experience
  • Ability to perform source inspections at sub-tier suppliers
  • 3-5 years of experience in aerospace industry or similar field
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment

Job Requirements
  • Proficiency with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancingper ASME Y14.5
  • Experience inspecting tight tolerance machined components with complex geometry
  • Experience with dimensional inspection using precision hand tools and surface plate setup
  • Proficient blueprint reading skills
  • Familiarity with AS9100 or ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
  • 3-5 years of experience in aerospace industry or similar field
  • Familiarity with aerospace standards (ex. AS9100, ISO9001)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Competent in Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in ateam environment
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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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