Quality Inspector- Sykesville, MD

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Quality Inspector (Process Assessor) for our Sykesville, MD location. 25% travel.

The Quality Inspector/Process Assessor performs complete quality inspection operations on a variety of purchased or manufactured materials, hardware, electrical components, electro-mechanical assemblies and systems; and manufacturing processes using drawings, military specifications, process specifications and contractual requirements as well as internal (Command Media) procedures that are applicable. SAP experience is required.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Evaluate completed sub-assemblies and systems, and determine the cause of defective appearance or malfunctions. Recommend design changes and other corrective actions and war room requests, working with Engineering to adhere to contractual and drawing requirements.

Perform inspections using tooling and check-off lists for the complete inspection of sub-assemblies and systems. Interface with manufacturing operations and engineering personnel to improve processes and documentation issues.

Conduct inspections of complex components to determine, from visual and dimensional checks, piece/part conditions that contribute to, or cause, defects.

Conduct investigations to detect conditions affecting functional aspects of the system and recommend solutions to eliminate current and/or future malfunctions. CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) experience is preferred, but not required.

Perform first-piece, patrol, sampling, physical configuration audit, and final inspection on a variety of complete electromechanical LRUs and systems. Visually inspect for appropriate electrical assembly specifications and standards. Some circuit check of wire harnesses and assemblies may be required.

Determine and evaluate the cause of rejects, and recommend changes in tooling/equipment functions and/or materials to improve the quality of the completed product. Review procedures and techniques used to inspect materials, parts, units, and/or systems that improperly passed inspection, in order to make necessary corrections to prevent recurrence.

Perform ISO Audits as required by audit coordinator after receiving certification.

Submit contract end item product as required. Inspect shipment and shipping paperwork such as government/customer shipping documents, packaging and preservation information using applicable specifications. Some interface with

contracts personnel is also required for shipping process.

Customer and government (DCMA) interface is required for in-process inspections through final inspections as well as contract end item submittals and final pack and shipping process.

MAQEA

Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma or 4 years of related experience, or an AA degree or a related 2 year technical degree plus 2 years of related experience.

Quality inspection and electromechanical assembly experience

Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Confidential clearance. U.S. citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

SAP experience.

Drawing review experience.

Knowledge of geometric tolerancing.

Active Department of Defense (DoD) Confidential clearance.

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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