Quality Engineer 3

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer 3 to join our team at our site in Buffalo, NY. Relocation assistance may be available.

Put your years of experience into a future of excellence as a team member of the Mission Assurance Organization at Northrop Grumman. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Quality Assurance group supporting the multiple Customer requirements of leading Threat Simulation Technologies.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality evaluation and control systems.

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 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.

Will support many areas including design, incoming material, manufacturing and 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.

Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems.

Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field and 5 years of Quality experience.

Ability to relay and receive information.

Able to collaborate in a team environment.

Ability to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints.

Able to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result.

Able to provide direction to determine priorities to achieve goals.

Ability to make decisions that impact the organization's credibility, operations

and services.

Able to prepare and analyze data and figures.

Ability to identify sequence of operations or action to be taken.

Able to prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them


Able to analyze functional, structural or compositional characteristics

Able to gather, collate, or classify information.

Ability to apply and/or develop technologies, scientific principles, theories

and concepts.

Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes.

Ability to comprehend and analyze complex problems and develop solutions.

Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours

Ability to change physical locations based upon need (including physical ability

to travel).

Able to work in both external and internal environmental conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with manufacturing and inspection of microwave printed circuits, Circuit Card assemblies, rack mount drawers and Rack assemblies.

Experience working with Engineering and Manufacturing personnel to resolve non-conformances of mechanical and electronic products inclusive of those listed above.

Familiar with management of Engineering change incorporation into affected products and understanding of effects of manufacturing process changes on hardware being assembled.

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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