Mgr Test Inspection 2

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Manager of Test Inspection based in Linthicum, Maryland. ( This position does not provide relocation assistance.)

The qualified applicant will join the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Mission Assurance team supporting factory quality operations. We are looking for a high-caliber individual with a background in Mission/Quality Assurance,Mechanical Inspection, Manufacturing, or similar technical field to joinour Mission Assurance organization.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervisionand leadership to the salaried (IUE) inspection personnel in the West Building Mechanical Feeder Shops.
  • Manages the quality control function (establishes, oversees, and coordinates quality control policy and practice), inspection methods, tooling, and procedures required to perform complete inspection on a variety of purchased or manufactured raw materials, hardware, electrical components, major mechanical assemblies, and manufacturing processes.
  • Supervises a team of inspectors that evaluates completed mechanical feeder and sub-assembly parts to determine if drawing/specification requirements are met.
  • Appliesand prioritizes inspection resources in such a fashion as to meet all cost, schedule,and quality requirements.
  • Responsible for continuously reviewing quality control philosophy, practice, and procedures to ensure the highest standards.
  • Establishes and ensures maintenance of training programs for quality control personnel.
  • Possessestechnical knowledge in Manufacturing and Inspection processes such as mechanicalassembly,finishing operations, machining operations,specifications/standards, drawing interpretation, product inspection, measurement and analysis methods, process and product assessments, auditing, and corrective action methodology.
  • Analyze, organize and present data and have a working knowledge of MS Office Applications along with other data analysis applications.

This requisition can be filled at a Level2


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School graduate with5-7 years demonstrated success in a related supervisory or lead role directing or supervising others and managing work to meet schedule requirements
  • Excellent computer skills and Microsoft Office tools expertise
  • Demonstrated leadership characteristics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. US citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with Industry experience in Quality Assurance and Mechanical/Machining Inspection,possessesASQ certification(s)
  • Knowledge and experience withthe inspection processes coming under the area ofresponsibility (machining, welding, sheet metal, mechanical assembly, bonding, coatings and finishing)
  • CMM programming experience (PCDMIS preferred) or NDT Method Certification or Additive Manufacturing experience.
  • Continuous Improvement experience with a green or black belt certification
  • Experience using the SAP/MES enterprise resource planning tool.
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancng(ANSI Y14.5) training/certification

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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